ITALY Full Professor od Information Technology University of Bologna Extended Faculty
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Luciano Bononi (PhD in Computer Science), is Full Professor of Computer Networks (11145), Internet of Things (81683), Wireless and Mobile Systems (77808) and Mobile Applications (66860) at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), University of Bologna. He is Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Computer Science for Management. He is a member of the doctoral council for the doctoral program in Computer Science and Engineering. In 2012-2015 he was elected as a member of the Academic Senate of the University of Bologna. He has co-authored more than 160 peer reviewed (reviewed) journal and journal publications and 9 book chapters, receiving three best article awards. His research areas include wireless systems and networks, Internet of Things, Internet of Energy, Digital Twin, Mobile Crowdsensing, Smart Mobility, modeling, simulation, performance evaluation, and mobile services and applications. He has participated in the coordination of more than

10 national and international research projects and has been Associate Editor of five international journals (receiving a best editor award in 2014) and edited more than 10 special editions. He has received numerous certificates of appreciation from the IEEE Computer Society and Elsevier. He has chaired the organizing and scientific committee of more than 15 IEEE / ACM international conferences and has been a TPC member in more than 200 IEEE / ACM conferences on the above research topics. He is founder and director of the Wireless Systems and Mobile Applications Lab (now IoT-Prism Lab, at the Department of CSE, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the CoInnovation Lab at the ALMA-AI Center. He is listed in the “World’s top 2% of scientists of their main subfield discipline” (V3 August 2021).

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Enabling software technologies for the IoT are typically provided through IoT platforms. The course provides a general overview of IoT platforms, as well as an introduction to some of the most widespread technologies available.