Filippo Poltronieri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Filippo Poltronieri is an Assistant Professor (RTD-A) at the Engineering Department of the University of Ferrara. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Ferrara, Italy, in 2021. He joined the Distributed System Research Group, led by Prof. Cesare Stefanelli in 2017.  He has been visiting the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola, FL (USA) in 2016-2017 and 2018. 

His research interests include distributed systems,  Internet-of-Things, Edge/Fog/Cloud Computing, Digital Twins, and optimization methodologies for network and service management in the Compute Continuum.

List of publications:


Google Scholar


Honors & Awards:

Best Student Paper Award for “Value of Information based Optimal Service Fabric Management for Fog Computing”, IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS) 2020 .


Filippo teaches from 2022 “Laboratorio di Reti” at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Ferrara. 

Filippo has served as the tutor for the “Operating Systems” and “Computer Network” classes. He currently provides active teaching support and he holds a series of lectures on “Multithreading in Java”, “POSIX Threads”, and “CORBA for Distributed Systems”.

TPC Chair:
TPC Member:
  • IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS) 2022;
  • IEEE MILCOM 2021, Track 2 Networking Protocols and Performance;
  • IEEE MILCOM 2021, Special Session – Named Data Networking (NDN);