Michele Nitti


Biographical Sketch

Michele Nitti is Assistant Professor at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He received a M.Sc. degree in Telecommunication Engineering with full marks in 2009 and his Ph.D. in Electronic and Computer Engineering in 2014. In 2010 he worked for a year as a researcher at the National Interuniversity Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT) at Cagliari, on the development of models for network connectivity in mobile ad hoc network. In 2013, he has been a visited student at the Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. In 2015, he has been awarded with the best paper award runner-up at the IEEE World Forum on IoT 2015 for the paper Taking the SIoT down from the Cloud: Integrating the Social Internet of Things in the INPUT Architecture (co-authored with Ivan Farris, Roberto Girau, Michele Nitti, Roberto Bruschi, Antonio Iera and Giacomo Morabito). Currently, he serves in the editorial board of Elsevier Computer Network. His main research interests are on Internet of Things (IoT), particularly on the creation of a network infrastructure to allow the objects to organize themselves according to a social structure.


For my list of publications, please visit my Google scholar profile.

Research Grants and Contracts

  • Doctor Europeaus certification – 2014
  • Visiting PhD student at ETH Zurich – chair of Information Management at Department of Management, Technology and Economics – 01/2013-08-2013
  • Awarded with a scholarship for new graduates by National Interuniversity Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT) to work on multi-home hybrid ad hoc networks at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari – 04/2010-03/2011
  • Collaborated in several R&D projects:
    • “Gestione Intelligente e sicura di sEnsoristica Distribuita e della sua lnterazione uOmo-macchiNa: possibili scenari futuri” (GIEDION) funded by Akhela S.r.l., 2014;
    • “Sperimentazione di un sistema per l’Interoperabilità europea e nazionale delle soluzioni di fascicolo sanitario elettronico: componenti Patient Summary e ePrescription” (IPSE) funded by Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, 2010;

Research Interests

My research interests fall into the following areas:

Professional Service

Co-founder and CTO of GreenShare S.r.l., spin-off of the University of Cagliari, 2013.

Conference speaker at:

  • “23rd Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications 2012 (PIMRC)”, Sydney, 9-12 September 2012;

  • “7th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MOBIMEDIA)”, Cagliari, 5-7 September 2011;

  • “25th Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF)”, London, 16-18 November 2010;