Chiara Petrioli - Hide
Chiara Petrioli is the Director of the SENSES Lab. She is Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department at Rome University "La Sapienza." She has received the Laurea Degree in Computer Science with the highest honors (1993) and the Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Rome University "La Sapienza," Italy (1998). Her research interests focus on the design, evaluation and test of novel telecommunications systems, with major contributions in the field of energy efficient communications, terrestrial and underwater sensor networks, mobile communications, QoS support in Internet. Prof. Petrioli is member of the steering committee and associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, member of the steering committee of ACM SENSYS, has been member of the executive committee of ACM SIGMOBILE, and has been Program co-chair of leading conferences in the field such as ACM MobiCom and IEEE SECON. She has published over seven dozens papers in prominent international journals and conferences (h-index 22, g-index:41, over 1950 citations). She is member of "La Sapienza" spinoff committee, and regularly serves as reviewer for the European Commission. Prof. Petrioli was a Fulbright scholar and is a senior member of IEEE.
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 spinoff.
Petrika Gjanci - Hide
Petrika Gjanci is a Ph.D. student at the Computer Science Department of the Rome University "La Sapienza," Italy. He received the master degree in Computer Engineering in 2012 from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". 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 Ph.D. student at the Computer Science Department of the Rome University "La Sapienza," Italy. He received the master degree in Computer Science summa cum laude from University of Rome "La Sapienza" in 2012. His research interest 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 contract researcher at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". He received the master degree in Computer Engineering summa cum laude from University of Rome "Tor Vergata" in 2010. His research interests concern Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud computing and underwater sensors networks, with special emphasis on modeling and performance evaluation. He works on some of these topics within the EU-funded project TROPIC.
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.