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Christian Callegari
Dip Ing Informaz

Brief Bio
Dr. Christian CALLEGARI was born in La Spezia, Italy, in 1980. He received the B.E. and the M.E. degrees in telecommunications engineering and the PhD degree in information engineering from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 2002, 2004, and 2008, respectively. He was recipient of a scholarship issued by the Italian Ministry of Education for his PhD program. Since 2005, he has been with the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Pisa. In 2006/07, he was a visiting student research collaborator at the Department of Computer Science at ENST Bretagne, France. Dr. Callegari is currently a post-doc research fellow and a teaching assistant at the University of Pisa for the Network Security course of the M.E. degree in telecommunications engineering and has given lectures about Anomaly Detection and statistical traffic classification in the framework of a PhD course organized twice by the Euro-NGI Network of Excellence funded by the European Community. His research interests are in the area of network security, statistical traffic classification, and network simulation. Moreover, he has co-authored more than 30 papers presented in leading international journals and conferences (http://netgroup.iet.unipi.it/people/ccallegari.shtml), and he serves as a TPC member for several international conferences (e.g., IEEE Globecom and IEEE ICC) and as a reviewer for several international journals (e.g., International Journal of Communication System, Computer Networks Journal) and conferences. ... More >>

Soon Xin Ng
University of Southampton
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Dr Soon Xin Ng (Michael) received the B.Eng. degree (First class) in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications from the University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K., in 1999 and 2002, respectively. From 2003 to 2006, he was a postdoctoral research fellow working on collaborative European research projects known as SCOUT, NEWCOM and PHOENIX. Since August 2006, he has been a member of academic staff in the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton. He was involved in the OPTIMIX and CONCERTO European projects as well as the IU-ATC and UC4G projects. He was the principal investigator of an EPSRC project on “Cooperative Classical and Quantum Communications Systems“. He is currently an Associate Professor in telecommunications at the University of Southampton.His research interests include adaptive coded modulation, coded modulation, channel coding, space-time coding, joint source and channel coding, iterative detection, OFDM, MIMO, cooperative communications, distributed coding, quantum communications, quantum error correction codes, joint wireless-and-optical-fibre communications, game theory, artificial intelligence and machine learning. He has published over 240 papers and co-authored two John Wiley/IEEE Press books in this field. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK, a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the IET. ... More >>


Baber Aslam, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Shahram Babaie, Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Marco Beccuti, University of Turin, Italy
Pablo Belzarena, UdelaR, Uruguay
Roberto Canonico, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Paolo Castagno, University of Torino, Italy
Luca Deri, Ntop, Italy
Lorenzo Favalli, University of Pavia, Italy
Markus Fiedler, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Hiroaki Fukuda, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Katja Gilly, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Francesco Gringoli, University of Brescia, Italy
Ping Ji, The City University of New York - Graduate Center, United States
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
Jussara Marques de Almeida, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, United States
Eliane Martins, Universidade Estadual De Campinas, Brazil
Aris Ouksel, The University of Illinois, United States
Matteo Sereno, University of Torino, Italy
Giovanni Stea, University of Pisa, Italy
Tatsuya Suda, University Netgroup Inc., United States
Sandrine Vaton, , France
Bernd Wolfinger, University of Hamburg, Germany

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