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Stefano Basagni


Sabbatical from: 01/01/2017 to 31/07/2017

Visiting from 10/05/2015 to 10/08/2015; from 26/02/2014 to 09/03/2014; from 01/04/2013 to 15/08/2013; from 17/12/2012 to 21/01/2013; from 21/05/2012 to 07/08/2012; from 23/02/2012 to 08/03/2012; from 26/06/2005 to 08/07/2005

Stefano Basagni holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University ofTexas at Dallas (December 2001) and a Ph.D. in computer science from theUniversity 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 anassociate 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 evaluationof 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 h-index is currently 27. 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 ofinternational conferences such as ACM Dial M for Mobility (2004), Med Hoc Net (2006), IEEE SECON (2010), IEEE Globecom (AHSN Symposium, 2012), IEEE MASS(2012) and IEEE WiMob 2013. 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 senior member of the ACM (including the ACMSIGMOBILE), a senior member of the IEEE (Computer and Communication societies),a member of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) and of CUR (Council for Undergraduate Education).

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Deepak Ganesan


From 01/04/2014 to 01/08/2014

Deepak Ganesan is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UMASS Amherst. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA in 2004 and his bachelors in Computer Science from IIT, Madras in 1998. He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2006 and the IBM Faculty Award in 2008. He was selected as a UMass Junior Faculty Fellow in 2008, and a UMass Lilly Teaching Fellow in 2009. He was a Program co-chair for ACM SenSys 2010 and for IEEE SECON 2013.

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Mihaela van der Schaar


From 25/03/2013 to 30/06/2013

Mihaela van der Schaar is Chancellor's Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests include engineering economics and game theory, strategic design, expert and social networks, online reputation and social media, dynamic multi-user networks and system designs, wireless networks, online learning, real-time stream mining, meta-learning and multimedia networking and systems. She is an IEEE Fellow, a Distinguished Lecturer of the Communications Society for 2011-2012, the Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and a member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing.  She received an NSF CAREER Award (2004), the Best Paper Award from IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2005), the Okawa Foundation Award (2006), the IBM Faculty Award (2005, 2007, 2008), the Most Cited Paper Award from EURASIP: Image Communications Journal (2006), the Gamenets Conference Best Paper Award (2011) and the 2011 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Darlington Award Best Paper Award. She received three ISO awards for her contributions to the MPEG video compression and streaming international standardization activities, and holds 33 granted US patents. She is also the founding director of the UCLA Center for Engineering Economics, Learning, and Networks (see

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Damla Turgut


From 12/04/2012 to 31/07/2012

Damla Turgut is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of University of Central Florida. She received her BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the Computer Science and Engineering Department of University of Texas at Arlington. She has been included in the WHO's WHO among students in American Universities and Colleges in 2002. She has been awarded outstanding research award and has been recipient of the Texas Telecommunication Engineering Consortium (TxTEC) fellowship. She is a member of IEEE, member of the ACM, and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honorary society. Her research interests include wireless networking, mobile computing, agents, distributed systems, and software engineering.

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Lotzi Bölöni


From 12/04/2012 to 31/07/2012

Lotzi Bölöni is an associate professor at the Dept of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of University of Central Florida. He received a PhD degree from the Computer Sciences Department of Purdue University in May 2000, an MSc degree from the Computer Sciences department of Purdue University in 1999 and BSc. Computer Engineering with Honors from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca , Romania in 1993. He received a fellowship from the Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for the 1994-95 academic year. He is a senior member of IEEE, member of the ACM, AAAI and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honorary society. His research interests include cognitive science, autonomous agents, grid computing and wireless networking.

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Thomas La Porta


From 01/02/2009 to 01/06/2009

Thomas F. La Porta is the William E. Leonhard Chair Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Penn State. He received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from The Cooper Union, New York, NY, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, New York, NY. He joined Penn State in 2002. He is the Director of the Networking and Security Research Center at Penn State. Prior to joining Penn State, Dr. La Porta was with Bell Laboratories since 1986. He was the Director of the Mobile Networking Research Department in Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies where he led various projects in wireless and mobile networking. He is an IEEE Fellow, Bell Labs Fellow, received the Bell Labs Distinguished Technical Staff Award in 1996, and an Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Award in 1996. He also won a Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards in 2005 and 2009. His research interests include mobility management, signaling and control for wireless networks, security for wireless systems, mobile data systems, and protocol design. Dr. La Porta was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and currently serves on its Steering Committee (he was Chair from 2009-2010). He served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Personal Communications Magazine. He was the Director of Magazines for the IEEE Communications Society and was on its Board of Governors for three years. He has published numerous papers and holds 35 patents. He was an adjunct member of faculty at Columbia University for 7 years where he taught courses on mobile networking and protocol design.

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Robin Kravets


From 15/08/2006 to 31/12/2006

Robin Kravets is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.  Her interests are in the area of Mobile Computing and Communications. Robin Kravets is the head of the Mobius group at UIUC, which researches communication issues in all types of networks that are challenged by mobility, including wireless LANs, ad hoc networks, sensor network, delay and disruption tolerant networks, vehicular networks, mobile social networks and personal area networks. Her research focuses on solutions that enable effective power management, connectivity management, data transport, congestion management, location management, routing and security. Professor Kravets received her Ph.D. from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research was with the Telecommunications/Networking Research Group.  She received a B.S. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1989 and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1993. (And you'll also find my high school, Stuyvesant High School, on the web!)