Prof. Paolo Bellavista
University of Bologna, Italy
Paolo Bellavista is an Associate Professor of Distributed and Mobile Systems at Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna (UNIBO), Italy, where he received his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering. His research activities span from mobile computing to pervasive ubiquitous middleware, from IoT middleware for scalable cloud integration to vehicular sensor networks, from mobile cloud computing to big data adaptive stream processing, and from mobile edge & fog computing to resource management in SDN. He co-authored more than 180 papers, including around 60 magazine/journal articles and around 100 conference/workshop papers in those fields, reporting results from several national- and EU-funded projects. About notable recent experiences in the mobile cloud and edge computing area, in 2016 he was keynote speaker at the IEEE Mobile Cloud conference, in 2017 contributed to a summer school on 5G virtualization and mobile edge computing for IoT, and led the UNIBO team in the completion of the large EU Mobile Cloud Networking project. He serves on the Editorial Boards of IEEE TNSM & TSC, Elsevier PMC & JNCA, and Springer JNSM & WINET. In addition, he is senior member of the IEEE and the ACM.