Virginia Pilloni


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Biographical Sketch

Virginia Pilloni is Assistant Professor at the University of Cagliari. She was awarded with the Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering with full marks in 2009 at the University of Cagliari. From November 2011 to April 2012 she was a visiting PhD student at the Centre for Communication System Research at the University of Surrey. In 2013 she was awarded with the PhD degree with Doctor Europaeus mention. Her main research interests are Internet of Things and Wireless ad-hoc networks, with particular attention to the improvement of their performance through task allocation. She is currently involved in the ACCUS (Adaptive Cooperative Control in Urban Systems) European project, founded by Artemis Joint Undertaking within the 7th Framework Programme. Her research interests are related to: Internet of Things, with particular attention to optimal resource allocation and requirements fulfillment, and to runtime adaptation of network devices.

Publications

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

Research Grants and Contracts

  • Doctor Europeaus certification – 2013

She collaborated with several R&D projects:

  • Short-Range Network Planning and Commissioning, funded by Telit;
  • People Mover, funded by CIAM;
  • DEMANES (Design, Monitoring and Operation of Adaptive Networked Embedded Systems), funded by Artemis Joint Undertaking within the 7th Framework Programme
  • ACCUS (Adaptive Cooperative Control in Urban (sub) Systems) , funded by Artemis Joint Undertaking within the 7th Framework Programme

Research Interests

My research interests fall into the following areas:

Professional Service

Co-founder and CCO of GreenShare SrL, a university spin-off of the University of Cagliari, since 2013.

Conference speaker at:

  • 6th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia (MOBIMEDIA) 2010, Lisbona (PT), 6-8 September 2010;
  • 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Budapest (H), 9-13 June 2013;
  • 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), London (UK), 8-12 June 2015;