Floriano De Rango is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Science at Departiment of Informatic, Electronic and Sistemistic (DEIS) of the University of Calabria, Italy. He received the degree in Computer Science engineering in October 2000, and a Ph.D. in electronics and communications engineering in January 2005, both at the University of Calabria, Italy. From January 2000 to October 2000 he worked in the Telecom Research LAB C.S.E.L.T. in Turin as visiting scholar student. From March 2004 to November 2004 he was visiting researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). From November 2004 until September 2007 he has been a Research Fellow in the D.E.I.S. Department, University of Calabria where he is now Assistant Professor.
He was recipient of Young Researcher Award in 2007. He served as reviewer and TPC member for many International Conferences such as IEEE VTC, ICC, WCNC, Globecom, Med Hoc Net, SPECTS, WirelessCOM, WinSys and reviewer for many journals such as IEEE Communication Letters, JSAC, IEEE Trans.on Vehicular Technology, Computer Communication, Eurasip JWCN, WINET etc. He was recipient of Young Researcher Award in 2007 for a Project on Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANETs) called ATENA (Autoconfiguring inTelligent vEhicular Network for urban Area). His interests include Satellite networks, IP QoS architectures, Adaptive Wireless Networks, Ad Hoc Networks, Pervasive Computing and Internet of Things (IoT). He has been involved in the organization of many conferences in the following roles: Program Chair of Ambysis Conference in 2009, track chair in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks in Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS) 2011, Program chair in Simulation and Performance Evaluation in Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS) 2013-2014, track-chair of the Wireless Networks track in Wireless Days 2013, vice-General Chair in Summer Simulation Conference (SCS) 2015, track-chair of Wireless Communications track in CCNC 2015 in Las Vegas, General Chair in Summer Simulation Conference (SCS) 2016. He co-authored till now more than 180 papers in International Conferences and Journals. He is also in the Review Board of a newly published Journal (IGI Pubblication) called Interdisciplinary Issues in Telecommunication Systems, in the International Journal of Communications Systems (Wiley), in Scientific World Journal (Hindawi), in International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (Hindawi), in International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (Hindawi).
Edited by: Floriano De Rango
ISBN 978-953-7619-70-1, Hard cover, 500 pages
Publication date: February 2010
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