Director, Smart Cities National Lab.
Professor and Vice Chair
Dept. of Information Engineering
University of Pisa
Address: Largo Lazzarino 1, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Phone: +39 050 2217 559
We must endeavour to ensure that the
benefits of new digital technologies are put at the service of all
human individuals and communities, especially those who are most disadvantaged
and vulnerable (BENEDICT XVI).
Giuseppe Anastasi is a Full Professor and the Vice Chair of the Department of
Information Engineering (DII) at the University
of Pisa, Italy. He is the director of the Smart Cities National Lab, supported by CINI (Italian Inter-university Consortium for Informatics). He also directs the executive Master in Smart Cities, a post-graduate specialization program organized by the University of Pisa in cooperation with the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).
His scientific interests include Distributed and P2P Systems, Internet of Things, Pervasive Computing, Sustainable Computing, and ICT for Smart Cities.
He is the founding co-director of the Pervasive Computing & Networking
Laboratory (PerLab) at the University of Pisa, and has contributed
to many research programs funded by both national and international
institutions. He is a co-editor of two books: Advanced
Lectures in Networking (LNCS 2497, Springer, 2002) and Methodologies and Technologies for Networked Enterprises (LNCS 7200, Springer, 2012). He has published
more than 120 research papers in the area of computer networking and pervasive
computing, gathering more than 4500 citations according to Google Scholar (H-index=30). He visited the University of Texas at Arlington (Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering) in Summer 2010, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Dept. of Computing) in Spring 2011, 2013, and 2014.
Giuseppe is an Associate Editor of Sustainable Computing (SUSCOM) and an Area Editor of Pervasive
and Mobile Computing (PMC). He is also serving as Program Co-chair of the IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP 2016). Previously, he has served as Area Editor of Computer Communications (ComCom, 2008-10), General Co-chair of IEEE WoWMoM 2005,
Program Chair of IFIP/IEEE SustainIT 2012, IEEE
PerCom 2010 and IEEE WoWMoM
2008, Vice Program Chair of IEEE
MASS 2007. He has been the co-founder of a number of successful international workshops and conferences. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian National Inter-university Consortium for Informatics (CINI). He has been a member of the IEEE Computer Society since 1994
Giuseppe received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering,
and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, both from the University
of Pisa, in 1990 and 1995, respectively.