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and Laurea (M.Sc. and B.Sc.) degrees
in computer engineering from Unical.
He holds the Italian Scientific National Habilitation for Full Professorship
and is a guest professor at the Wuhan
University of Technology, China. He
has also been visiting researcher
and professor at the International
Computer Science Institute Berkeley, California, and at the Queensland
University of Technology, Australia,
respectively.
His ma i n resea rch i nterests
include agent-based computing,
wireless sensor networks, pervasive
and cloud computing, multimedia
networks, and Internet of Things
technology. He authored over 230
publications in journals, conferences,
and books. He is the founding editor of the Springer Book Series on
Internet of Things: Technology, Communications, and Computing and currently serves in the editorial board
of IEEE Transactions on Affective
Computing, Journal of Networks
and Computer Applications, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, and Information
Fusion. He is the cofounder and chief
executive officer of SenSysCal S.r.l.
He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
Roberta Giannantonio works
in the Open Innovation Research
Department of Telecom Italia. She
graduated in telecommunication engineering from Politecnico di Torino,
Italy, in 2004 and then joined Telecom
Italia, where she has been involved in
research projects about wireless technologies and the Internet of Things.
She has been responsible for the SPINE
open-source project for distributed
signal processing in wireless sensor
networks, with special interest in wearable sensors. She is currently involved
in research activities about the Internet
of Things and swarm intelligence, with
special interest in mobile application
scenarios. She is the author of patents
and papers about wireless technologies
and she holds the project management
professional certification.
Raffaele Gravina is currently
serving as a postdoctoral research
fellow in computer engineering at
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the University of Calabria (Unical).
He received his Ph.D. degree in
computer engineering from Unical
in 2012. He is the main designer of
the SPINE framework and responsible for the open-source contributions. His main research interests
are high-level programming methods for wireless BSNs, integration
of cloud computing with BSNs, and
signal processing for human physiological signals. He is the author
of more than 30 papers in international journals and conferences.
He was a researcher at the Telecom
Italia WSN Laboratory at Berkeley,
California. He is involved in several
research projects on WSNs, including AD-PERSONAS, MAPS, and the
REWSN Cluster of CONET FP7. He
is the cofounder of SenSysCal S.r.l.
Philip Kuryloski is currently a
senior software engineer at Pivotal
Labs, San Francisco, California. He
received his Ph.D. degree in electrical
and computer engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, in
2009. He was a postdoctoral researcher with the University of California,
Berkeley. His research interests
include the design and development
of privacy and security features for
wireless networked sensing systems.
Roozbeh Jafari is an associate
professor at the University of Texas-
Dallas. He received his Ph.D. degree
in computer science from the University of California-Los Angeles and
completed a postdoctoral fellowship
at the University of California-Berkeley. His research interest lies in the
area of wearable computer design and
signal processing. He has published
over 100 papers in refereed journals
and conferences. He is the recipient
of the NSF CAREER award (2012) and
the RTAS 2011 best paper award. He
is an associate editor for IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, and
IEEE Internet of Things Journal. He
is a Senior Member of the IEEE.
Best Associate Editor Awards
There were two recipients of the
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Transactions Best Associate Editor
Award: Dr. Jianbo Su and M.M. (René)
van Paassen.
Dr. Jianbo Su
Dr. Jianbo Su is
a professor with
the Department
of Automation,
Sh a n g h a i Ji a o
Tong University.
He received his
Jianbo Su
B.S. deg ree i n
control theory and control engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 1989, his M.S. degree
in pattern recognition and intelligent
systems from the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 1992, and his
Ph.D degree in control theory and
control engineering from Southeast
University, Nanjing, China, in 1995.
From 1995 to 1997, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in robotics with
the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Since September 1997, he has been
a faculty member with the Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao
Tong University. He was promoted
to a full professor in December 2000
and served as the department chair
during July 2001-October 2004. He is
a Senior Member of the IEEE, a member of IEEE Technical Committee on
Networked Robot and the IEEE Technical Committee on Human-Computer Interaction, and served as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on
Cybernetics since 2005.
He served as the general chair for
the IEEE International Conference on
Machine Learning and Cybernetics in
2004, the local arrangement chair for
the IEEE International Conference
on Robotics and Automation in 2010,
and the general chair for the 10th International Conference on Intelligent
Environment in 2014. He received the
Best ShuGuang Scholar Award from
the Shanghai Municipal Government
in 2005 and the New Century Excellent Talents Award from the Ministry
of Education of China in 2006.
Dr. Su's research interests include
sensor-based robotics, multisensor


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