Stefano Basagni


Stefano Basagni

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Northeastern University

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 received his B.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1991. Since Winter 2002 he is an associate professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, in Boston, MA.

Dr. Basagni‘s current research interests concern research and implementation aspects of mobile networks and wireless communications systems, wireless sensor networking (underwater and terrestrial), definition and performance evaluation of network protocols and theoretical and practical aspects of distributed algorithms.

Dr. Basagni has published over nine dozens of highly cited, refereed technical papers and book chapters. His h-index is currently 32. He is also co-editor of three books. Dr. Basagni served as a guest editor of multiple internationalACM/IEEE, Wiley and Elsevier journals. He has been the TPC co-chair of international conferences such as ACM Dial M for Mobility (2004), Med Hoc Net (2006), IEEE SECON (2010), IEEE Globecom (AHSN Symposium, 2012), IEEE MASS(2012), IEEE WiMob 2013 and ICNC 2015, and IFIP Wireless Days 2016.

Dr. Basagni serves as a member of the editorial board, the organizing committee and of the technical program committee of ACM and IEEE journals and international conferences. He is a distinguished scientist of the ACM (including the ACM SIGMOBILE), a senior member of the IEEE (Computer and Communications societies), a member of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) and of CUR (Council for Undergraduate Education).

 David López-Pérez


David López-Pérez

Nokia Bell Laboratories

David López-Pérez  (M’12) is currently a member of Technical Staff at Nokia Bell Laboratories. Prior to this, David received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in telecommunication from Miguel Hernandez University, Spain, in 2003 and 2006, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in wireless networking from the University of Bedfordshire, U.K., in 2011. David was also a RF Engineer with Vodafone, Spain, from 2005 to 2006, and a Research Associate with King’s College London, U.K., from 2010 to 2011. David has authored the book Heterogeneous Cellular Networks: Theory, Simulation and Deployment (Cambridge University Press, 2012), as well as over 90 book chapters, journal, and conference papers, all in recognized venues. He also holds over 35 patents applications. David  received the Ph.D. Marie-Curie Fellowship in 2007 and the IEEE ComSoc Best Young Professional Industry Award in 2016. He was also a finalist for the Scientist of the Year prize in The Irish Laboratory Awards in 2013 and 2015. He is an editor of IEEE TRANSACTION on WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS since 2016 and he awarded Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS in 2011. He is or has also  been a Guest Editor of a number of journals, e.g., the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS and the IEEE Communication Magazine.

Emilio Calvanese Strinati


Emilio Calvanese Strinati


Dr. Emilio Calvanese Strinati obtained his Engineering Master degree in 2001 from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and his Ph.D in Engineering Science in 2005 on Radio link control for improving the QoS of wireless packet transmission. He then started working at Motorola Labs in Paris in 2002. Then in 2006 he joint CEA/LETI as a research engineer. From 2007, he becomes a PhD supervisor. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Calvanese Strinati has been the co-chair of the wireless working group in GreenTouch Initiative which deals with design of future energy efficient communication networks. Since 2011 he is the Smart Devices & Telecommunications European collaborative strategic programs Director. In December 2013 he has been elected as one of the five representative of academia and research center in the Net!Works 5G PPP ETP. He is currently one of the three moderators of the 5G future network expert group. Since 2016 he is the coordinator of the H2020 joint Europe and South Korea 5G CHAMPION project.

Calvanese Strinati has published around 100 papers in international conferences, journals and books chapters, given more than 50 international invited talks and keynotes and is the main inventor or co-inventor of more than 60 patents. He has organized more than 50 international conferences, workshops, panels and special sessions on green communications, heterogeneous networks and cloud computing hosted in international conferences as IEEE GLOBCOM, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE WCNC, IEEE VTC, EuCnC, IFIP, and European Wireless.