Luca Mottola

Luca Mottola

"The purpose of abstraction is not to be vague,
but to create a new semantic level in which one can be absolutely precise"

E. W. Dijkstra - from the Humble Programmer, 1972.
(Read also another interesting article about abstraction).

I am a Full Professor (Professore Ordinario) at Politecnico di Milano. I hold or held adjunct or visiting positions at RI.SE Sweden, Uppsala University, NXP Technologies, TU Graz, University of Southern California, University of Illinois at Chicago, and USI Lugano.
My research is about designing, building, and validating networked embedded software to power the operation of the Internet of Things!
I am the coordinator of international mobility for Computer Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.

Awards and Recognition

Some of my works were also recognized as Best Paper Candidate at ACM SENSYS 2022, ACM EWSN 2020, ACM SENSYS 2019, ACM MOBISYS 2019, ACM/IEEE IPSN 2012, IEEE SRDS 2009, and as Best Demo Runner-up at ACM SENSYS 2018.

See also press coverage on Wired, La Nazione, Il Sole 24 Ore, DroneItaly, and as well as during the Universal Exposition in Milano (2015): @Expo News: "Internet of Things and Smart Agriculture", @Expo Magazine: "Ten Innovators Talk About Visions of 2050", and @Expo Magazine: "More Team-play for Drones!"

What's New?

Test of Time Award at ACM SENSYS!
Our paper "Low-power Wireless Bus" reiceves the 2022
ACM SENSYS Test of Time Award in Boston (US), November 6-9, 2022!

MicNest is Best-paper Runner-up!
Our paper "MicNest: Long-Range Instant Acoustic Localization of Drones in Precise Landing" is the Best Paper Runner-up at the ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SENSYS), held in Boston (US), November 6-9, 2022!

Two papers at ACM SENSYS!
Two papers on using acoustics for drone navigation and landing appear at the
ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SENSYS),
to be held in Boston (US), November 6-9, 2022!

Keynote speaker at ACM MobiSys IoT Day 2022!
I will be a keynote speaker at the IoT Day of the ACM Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), to be held in Portland (US), June 25-July 1, 2022!

ACM SigMobile Research Highlight to our MOBICOM paper!
Our MOBICOM paper "Hummingbird: Energy Efficient GPS Receiver for Small Satellites" receives the ACM SigMobile Research Highlight!

Scientific events I'm currently involved in:
ACM MOBICOM 2022 (PC member):
ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking.
ACM MobiSys 2023 (PC member):
ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services.
IEEE ICDCS 2023 (Track chair):
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems.

Editorial board member:
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing: 2020 - present.
Elsevier Computer Networks: 2019 - present.
ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN): 2016 - present.

Previously, I was also involved in ACM SIGMOBILE Test of Time Award (Committee member - 2018), ACM MOBICOM (PC member - 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022), ACM SENSYS (PC co-chair - 2017; PC member - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019), ACM/IEEE IPSN - part of CPSWEEK (PC co-chair - 2019; PC member - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2021; poster/demo chair - 2013, 2021), ACM MOBISYS (PC co-chair - 2021; PC member - 2017), IEEE INFOCOM (PC member - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020), IEEE ICDCS (PC member - 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020, Track chair - 2023), IEEE RTSS (PC member - 2013, 2014), IEEE Percom (PC member - 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), ACM EWSN (PC co-chair - 2017; PC member - 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2020, 2021; poster/demo chair - 2011, 2016), IEEE DCOSS (PC co-chair - 2015; PC member - 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2020), IEEE SRDS (PC member - 2010, 2014, 2015), NASA/ESA AHS (PC member - 2015, 2017), and SESENA (PC co-chair - 2011; PC member - 2010, 2012), among the others.

Recent Selected Publications

These papers are representative of my current and past investigation (more under publications):


"Dott. Paolo Mottola" scholarship
The Italian Association for Liver Research is offering a scholarship
to carry out research on liver tumors.

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