He received the Ph.D. in Information Technology and the M.Sc. (cum Laude) in Computer Engineering from the University of Parma, Italy. He has been Postdoctoral Research Associate at the same University from 2012 and 2015 and Research visitor in the NetOS group at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge during 2011. His research interests include Distributed Systems, Internet of Things, Edge Computing, Vehicular Networks, Pervasive and Mobile Computing. He has published several research papers in international journals/conferences and participated in many TPCs of international events. He also has been organizer of international PhD Schools and Workshops. Currently he is also Adjunct Professor of "Mobile Application Development" at the University of Parma and Co-Founder at Caligoo Inc/Srl.