Gabriele D'Angelo graduated in Computer Science in 2001, and he obtained a PhD degree in Computer Science in 2005, both from the University of Bologna, Italy. He is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the University of Bologna. His research interests include parallel and distributed simulation, distributed systems, online games and computer security. He is the author of several publications on these topics. Since 2011 he is in the editorial board of the Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (SIMPAT) journal published by Elsevier. During the last few years he has worked on the design and implementation of the ARTÌS parallel and distributed simulation middleware. In the years he has taught many graduate and undergraduate courses on computer networks, simulation, computer and network security, algorithms and data structures.