Tommaso Melodia

Tommaso Melodia is the William L. Smith Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston. He is the Founding Director of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things and the Director of Research for the PAWR Project Office. He received his Laurea (integrated BS and MS) from the University of Rome – La Sapienza and his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007. He is an IEEE Fellow, an ACM Distinguished Member, and a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER award. He received several best paper awards at major conferences, including IEEE Infocom 2022. Prof. Melodia is the Editor in Chief for Computer Networks and a co-founder of the 6G Symposium, the Technical Program Committee Chair for IEEE Infocom, and the General Chair for ACM MobiHoc, among others. Prof. Melodia has published over 300 scholarly articles, holds 30+ patents, and co-founded several startups. He serves on the board of the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance and the ATIS NextG Alliance research council. Many US government and industry entities have funded Prof. Melodia’s research on modeling, optimization, and experimental evaluation of wireless networked systems.