Claudio is a senior researcher at IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain. He joined the Wireless Networking Group (WNG) in December 2016 after having obtained his Ph.D. degree at the University of Luxembourg in November 2016. He received the Bachelor Degree in Ingegneria Telematica in 2010 and the Master Degree in Computer and Communication Networks Engineering in 2012 both from Politecnico di Torino. Claudio also holds the 2016 SmartICT Certificate on standardization for business innovation from the joint program of University of Luxembourg and ILNAS, the National Standardization Agency. Claudio was a Visiting Ph.D. Student at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, US in 2016 and a José Castillejo/Fulbright visiting researcher at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, US in 2022.
Claudio has been awarded with the Spanish Juan de la Cierva grants (Formación and Incorporación – for a total of 5 years funding), the Best Paper Awards in IEEE Cloudnet 2016, in ACM WiNTECH 2018, IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 and the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE NFV-SDN 2022. He is member of IEEE and ACM, serves in the Technical Program Committee (TPC) of several international conferences and regularly participates in the organization of events since the early stage of its Ph.D. He was Publication and Web Chair at IEEE CloudNet 2014, Publicity Chair at ACM/IEEE ANCS 2018, leading Workshop Co-Chair at MoCS 2019, Registration Chair at IEEE ICNP 2020, TPC Co-Chair at IEEE CAMAD 2019, 2021, and serves as TPC Co-Chair at IEEE ICC 2023. Claudio is member of the Editorial Board team of IEEE Networking Letters and is the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc EMEA Awards Committee. His primary research interests include explainable and robust AI applied to mobile network optimization, multi-access edge/fog computing, and mobile crowdsensing.