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Giuseppe Anastasi

Professor and Head of Department
Dept. of Information Engineering
University of Pisa

Address: Via Caruso 16, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Phone: +39 050 2217 500/559
E-mail: giuseppe.anastasi-at-iet.unipi.it
Skype: giuseppe.anastasi


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).

Bio Sketches

Giuseppe Anastasi is a Professor and the Head of the Department of Information Engineering (DII) at the University of Pisa, Italy. He is also the Director of the Smart Cities & Communities National Lab, supported by the Italian University Consortium for Informatics (CINI).

His scientific interests include Distributed and P2P Systems, Internet of Things, Sustainable Computing, and ICT for Smart Cities. He is a co-editor of two books, namely Advanced Lectures in Networking (LNCS 2497, Springer, 2002) and Methodologies and Technologies for Networked Enterprises (LNCS 7200, Springer, 2012). He has published more than 130 research papers in the area of computer networking and distributed computing. His publications have received, overall, more than 6000 citations, according to Google Scholar (H-index=33).

He has co-founded and directed the Pervasive Computing & Networking Laboratory (PerLab) at the University of Pisa. He is also the (founding) director of the CINI Smart Cities & Communities National Lab, a nation-wide distributed laboratory consisting of 27 nodes (local labs) located at different Italian universities. He has contributed to many research programs funded by both national and international institutions.

Giuseppe is currently serving as: General Chair of IEEE SMARTCOMP 2018; Steering Committee member of the IEEE SMARTCOMP conference; member of the Board of Directors at the Italian National University Consortium for Informatics (CINI); member of the Scientific Committee at the CNR Department of ICT, Energy and Transports.

Previously, he has served as: Area Editor of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC, 2007-16); Associate Editor of Sustainable Computing (SUSCOM, 2010-15); Area Editor of Computer Communications (ComCom, 2008-10); General Chair of IEEE WoWMoM 2005; Program Chair of IEEE SMARTCOMP 2016, IEEE MSN 2015, 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.

Giuseppe received the M.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, both from the University of Pisa, in 1990 and 1995, respectively.

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