Carlo Giannelli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor​

List of Publications

Teaching Activity
– Operating Systems and Laboratory
– Networks and Internet
– Industrial Internet of Things
– Big Data and Cloud Computing

Active Research Topics
– Industrial Internet of Things
– Digital Twins
– Edge/Fog/Cloud Computing
– Cyber security in industrial environments
– Permissioned Blockchains
Networking and in Network Processing/Computing in OT environments
– Software Defined Networking


– TPC Chair MSWiM ’20, ’21, ’22, The ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems
– Workshops Chair SMARTCOMP ’21, ’22, The IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing
– TPC Chair SCIRS ’20, International Workshop on Smart Computing for Industrial and Real-World Systems, co-located with SMARTCOMP
– TPC Chair LSAUC ’14 and ’19, The International Workshop on Location-based Services and Applications in Ubiquitous Computing

Journal Editor
– Associate Editor for Computer Communications journal (Elsevier) starting from October 2022, formerly member of the Technical Committee (from July 2014 to October 2022).
– Associate Editor for EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer) starting from May 2023.
– Guest Editor for Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) journal, Special Issue “Location Based Services and Applications in the era of Internet of Things”, Guest Editors Paolo Bellavista, Carlo Giannelli, Mirco Musolesi, Marco Picone
– Guest Editor for Computer Communications (ComCom) journal, ACM MSWiM 2020 Special Issue, Guest Editors Antonio Loureiro (leading), Carlo Giannelli
– Guest Editor for Computer Communications (ComCom) journal, ACM MSWiM 2021 Special Issue, Guest Editors Carlo Giannelli (leading)Jun Zheng
– Guest Editor for Computer Communications (ComCom) journal, ACM MSWiM 2022 Special Issue, Guest Editors Carlo Giannelli (leading)Zhi Sun
– Guest Editor for the journal Sensors (MDPI), Special Issue “Middleware Solutions for Wireless Internet of Things”, Guest Editors Paolo Bellavista, Carlo Giannelli, Sajal K. Das, Jiannong Cao

Invited Speech
– Invited speaker at “IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things 2015”, Industry Forum Panel Sessions on “SDN & IoT”, speech title “SDN and IoT in Spontaneous Networks”,

Other Research Topics

Cloud Computing:
– private IaaS development based on OpenStack
– SaaS app development based on public IaaS
– development and management of private PaaS

Mobile Computing:
– Social Networking in mobile environments
– Spontaneous Networking
– 802.11 handover prediction
– Vertical handover
– Wired/Wireless environments
– Handover strategies in IEEE 802.11
– Mobile agent platforms

Location Aware Computing:
– IEEE 802.11/BT positioning techniques
– Cross-layer positioning middleware
– Positioning system integration
– Positioning system management
– Privacy enabler mechanisms and applications