Chiara Petrioli - Hide
Chiara Petrioli is professor of Computer Science, coordinator of the Ph.D. program, and director of the Sensor Networks and Embedded Systems laboratory (SENSES Lab) in the department of Computer Science of the University of Rome "La Sapienza." She also leads the Cyber Physical System lab of "La Sapienza" center for Cyber Intelligence and Information Security, and is a founding partner of "La Sapienza" spinoff WSENSE S.r.l. Professor Petrioli research interests concern the design and optimization of future wireless, embedded, IoT and cyber physical systems. Prof. Petrioli is member of the steering committee of IEEE SECON, was program co-chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2016, workshop co-chair of ACM MobiCom 2014, and general chair of ACM SenSys 2013. She has been member of the steering committee and associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, member of the steering committee of ACM SenSys, associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, member of the executive committee of ACM SIGMOBILE, associate editor of Elsevier Computer Communications, guest editor of special issues for IEEE Access, Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier Physical Communications, and has been program co-chair of leading conferences in the field, such as ACM MobiCom and IEEE SECON. Prof. Petrioli has published over a hundred and fifty papers in prominent international journals and conferences (over 4700 citations; h-index 36). She has been the PI of over twenty national and international research projects, serving as coordinator of two EC projects (FP7 projects GENESI and SUNRISE) highlighted as success stories on the Digital Agenda of Europe and featured by international mass media including RAI SuperQuark and Presa Diretta, Wired USA, the Guardian, Bild magazine, and National Geographics. Her research has resulted in international patents and in award-winning innovative technologies. She is a pioneer of the Internet of Underwater Things, an area on which she has led the development of breakthrough technologies listed in the NT100 Top "Social Global Techs changing our lives 2016." Prof. Petrioli was a Fulbright scholar.
Daniele Spaccini - Hide
Daniele Spaccini is a Postdoc researcher at the Computer Science Department of the Rome University "La Sapienza," Italy. He is currently coordinating the UWSN Group experimental activities of the University of Rome team. His research interests include underwater communications and networking, to which he has contributed with over a dozen papers published in leading venues. He has contributed to the design of the SUNSET framework, of which he is currently the main designer, developer and maintainer. He participated in several EC projects including the EC IP projects FP7 STREP CLAM and the FP7 SUNRISE project. In SUNRISE, he is in charge of coordinating all underwater experimental activities. In the last four years he has participated to over fifteen experimental campaigns at sea where innovative underwater systems have been extensively tested. Daniele Spaccini is also the technical leader of underwater technologies within the WSENSE S.r.l. spinoff.
Petrika Gjanci - Hide
Petrika Gjanci is a contract researcher at the Computer Science Department of University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy, in 2017. His research interests focus on the design, implementation and evaluation of cross-layer solutions for underwater sensors networks.
Luigi Picari - Hide
Luigi Picari is a contract researcher at the Computer Science Department of University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy, in 2017. His research interests focus on the design, performance evaluation and implementation of MAC and routing adaptive protocols for underwater sensors networks.
Valerio Di Valerio - Hide
Valerio Di Valerio is a Postdoc researcher at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". He received the master degree in Computer Engineering in 2010 and the Doctorate degree in Computer Science in 2014, both from the University of Rome "Tor Vergata". His research interests concern Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud computing and Underwater Sensors Networks, with special emphasis on modeling, performance evaluation and optimization. In the last two years he has also participated to several experimental campaigns at sea where innovative underwater systems have been extensively tested. He worked on the EU-funded projects TROPIC and SUNRISE and served as a reviewer for several international journals and conferences.
Milica Stojanovic - Hide
Milica Stojanovic graduated from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, in 1988, and received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, in 1991 and 1993. After a number of years with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a Principal Scientist, she joined the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University in 2008. She is also a Guest Investigator at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Her research interests include digital communications theory, statistical signal processing and wireless networks, and their applications to underwater acoustic communication systems. Milica is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering and the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, and a Fellow of the IEEE.
Stefano Basagni - Hide
Stefano Basagni holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas (December 2001) and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Milano, Italy (May 1998). He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Dr. Basagni's current research interests concern research and implementation aspects of mobile networks and wireless communications systems, mobile ad hoc and sensor networking, definition and performance evaluation of network protocols and theoretical and practical aspects of distributed algorithms.
Dr. Basagni has published over seven dozens of highly cited refereed technical papers and book chapters. His current h-index is 26. He is also co-editor of three books. Dr. Basagni has served as guest editor of special issues of journals such as Springer's MONET, Wiley's Interscience's WCMC, Elsevier's Ad Hoc Networks and Elsevier's Algorithmica.
Dr. Basagni serves as a member of the editorial board and of the technical program committee of several ACM and IEEE journals and international conferences. He is a senior member of the ACM (including the ACM SIGMOBILE), a senior member of the IEEE (Computer and Communication societies), a member of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) and of CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research).
Francesco Lo Presti - Hide
Francesco Lo Presti received the Laurea degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Rome "Tor Vergata," Rome, Italy, in 1993 and 1997, respectively. He subsequently held a postdoctoral position with the Computer Science Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Since 2001, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Computer Science Department, Università dell’Aquila, Coppito, Italy. His research interests include measurements, modeling, and performance evaluation of computer and communications networks.