Stefano Savazzi is Researcher at the Institute of Electronics, Computer and Telecommunication Engineering (IEIIT) from 2012. He was visiting researcher with the Uppsala University (2005) and the UCSD, San Diego (2009). He co-authored over 100 scientific publications. Research interests include signal processing, learning and networking design aspects for the Internet of Things and beyond 5G. He is the recipient of the 2008 Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award.