Franco Davoli

Franco Davoli received the "laurea" degree in Electronic Engineering in 1975 from the University of Genoa, Italy. Since 1990 he has been Full Professor of Telecommunication Networks at the University of Genoa, at the Department of Communications, Computer and Systems Science (DIST). His current research interests are in dynamic resource allocation in multiservice networks, wireless mobile and satellite networks, multimedia communications and services, and energy-efficient networking. On these and other aspects he has co-authored over 300 scientific publications in international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. In 2004 and 2011 he was Visiting Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been Principal Investigator in a large number of projects and has served in several positions in the Italian National Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT), an independent organization joining 37 universities all over Italy. He was the Head of the CNIT National Laboratory for Multimedia Communications in Naples, Italy, for the term 2003-2004, and Vice-President of the CNIT Management Board for the term 2005-2007. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.