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UNIVERSITA'   DEGLI   STUDI   DI   PERUGIA
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica e dell'Informazione
Via G. Duranti, 93 - 06125 Perugia - ITALY

 

 

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Gianluca Reali

Associate Professor

Tel: +39 075 585 3651

Fax: +39 075 585 3654

e-mail: gianluca.reali@diei.unipg.it

 

Gianluca Reali is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering (DIEI) of the University of Perugia, Italy, where he coordinates the Networks and Services and Navigation and Communication Research Groups. The main areas of his research activities are in the fields of Telecommunication Networks and Computer Science, more specifically in Satellite Communications, Wireless and Cellular Communication Systems (Spread Spectrum based access protocols, channel equalization), Digital Video and Audio Broadcasting, LAN and IP networks (Architectures, QoS, pricing, resource discovery, network management and fault localization), Positioning and Navigation Systems, Overlay networks (Content Distribution Networks, including digital cinema distribution systems), Distributed Computing and Service Deployment Architectures and, recently, Biological nano-network systems. A synthetic list of Gianluca Reali’s educational and professional milestones are reported in chronological order in what follows:

 

1991: Internship at Alenia Spazio S.p.A., Ground Segment Division, Rome, working at the research project “Counteraction of additional rain attenuation in satellite communications”, with application to the Italsat I satellite. Master thesis project developed under the supervision of Dr. Francesco Martinino.

1991:He graduated (equivalent to Master degree) in Electronic Engineering at the University of Perugia, Summa cum laude.  Advisor: Prof. Saverio Cacopardi.

1992-1993: Technical officer of the Italian Army at the “Stabilimento Militare Materiali delle Trasmissioni”, in Rome. Main activity: management of Telecommunication infrastructure.

1993: Best scored in the contest for obtaining a three-years scholarship for accessing the PhD program in Electronic Engineering at the University of Perugia, Institute of Electronics.

1997: He receives the PhD degree at the University of Perugia, by defending the thesis “Spread Spectrum Techniques for Indoor Radio Communications”; advisor: Prof. Saverio Cacopardi.

1997: Post-doc researcher at the University of Perugia.

1997: He obtained a tenure position as researcher at the University of Perugia , Institute of Electronics, in the field of Telecommunications and Networking.

1999-2000: Visiting researcher at the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), doing research in Networking and Computer science within the research team of Prof. Mario Gerla.      

2005: He obtained a tenure position as Associate Professor at the University of Perugia, where he coordinates the research and experimental activities in the research area of Telecommunication and Computer Networks.

Publications

Courses:

Telecommunications Basics (web site in italian)

Multimedia Networks (web site in italian)

Research Group

 

Coordination / Participation in Research Projects:

Participation to the projects ACTS (Advanced Communications Technologies and Services) AC236 CABSINET (Cellular Access to Broadband Services and Interactive Television), co-funded by the European Commission, IV Framework Program, 1996 - 1999.

Participation to the project “Protocolli di accesso multiplo e tecniche di equalizzazione per applicazioni multimediali”, funded by the Italian Research and Education Department, -  National coordinator: Prof. Silvano Pupolin, University of Padova, 1998-1998.

Participation to the project “Gestione della mobilità logica e strategie di assegnazione delle risorse in presenza di vincoli prestazionali espressi dagli strati applicativi – RAMON” – funded by the Italian Research and Education Department, -  National coordinator: Prof. Aldo Roveri, 2000-2001.

Participation to the project ACTS AC326 ASSET (ACTS Satellite Switching and End-to-end Trials), co-funded by the European Commission, IV Framework Program, 1999-2001.

Coordinator of the research unit of the University of Perugia in the project  IST 1999-10469 SUITED, co-funded by the European Commission, 2000-2002.

Coordinator of the research unit of the University of Perugia in the project  IST (Information Society Technologies) IST-2000-25197 WHYLESS.COM, co-funded by the European Commission, 2001-2003.

Coordinator of a research project focused on advance wired LAN architectures, funded by the company SOGEI, part of the Italian Department of Economy and Finance, 2000.

Coordinator of the research unit of the University of Perugia and WP coordinator in the project  FIRB “Piattaforme Riconfigurabili per Interoperabilità in MObilità (PRIMO)”, funded by the Italian Research and Education Department, 2002-2004.

Coordinator of the research unit of the University of Perugia in the project  FIRB VICOM (Virtual Immersive COMmunications), funded by the Italian Research and Education Department, 2002-2004.

Coordinator of the research framework agreement and three research projects therein (electromagnetic coverage, pricing, network management) between DIEI, University of Perugia, and the telecommunication company Telephonica S.p.A., 2003-2007.

Participation to the project IST-2004-507558 Simplicity, co-funded by the European Commission, within the research unit of the RadioLabs consortium in Rome. 2004-2006.

Coordinator of the research unit of the University of Perugia in the project  PRIN Twelve,  funded by the Italian Research and Education Department; national  coordinator: Prof. Giuseppe Bianchi.

Member of the IST SatNex and SatNexII Networks of Excellence,  co-funded by the European Commission, 2004-2009.

Coordinator of the research unit of the University of Perugia in the Integrated Project IST-2-038454 EDCINE, co-funded by the European Commission, 2006-2008.

Coordinator of the research framework agreement and all research projects therein between DIEI, University of Perugia, and the telecommunication company Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. (2007-2011).

Coordinator of the project “Superamento delle criticità scientifiche e tecnologiche che oggi non consentono l’erogazione di servizi video su terminali UMTS e lo studio di una piattaforma NGN da laboratorio”, funded by the Italian Research and Education Department, 2008-2009.

Coordinator of the project “Sistema di tracciatura e di geolocalizzazione per la fornitura di servizi di informazione e di helpdesk per il turismo”, funded by the Umbria region, 2008.

Participation to the project WICAST, Italy-Israel R&D Cooperation Program, 2008/2009.

Participation to the project Netserv, coordinated by Prof. Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/irt/project/netserv/ , 2009-2012.

He is a member of the Italian Technological Platform “Future Internet”.