Marco Picone currently is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Parma. He received from the same University the Dr. Ing. degree (Master) in Computer Engineering “cum laude”in 2008 and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technologies in 2012.
Between January 2011 and June 2011 was a research visitor in the Network and Operating Systems group at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge. His supervisor in Cambridge was Dr. Cecilia Mascolo and the research activities were focused on mobile based sensing systems and sensor networks interaction.
His research activity focuses on Distributed and Peer-to-Peer Systems, with particular interest for solutions that involve mobile devices. Application fields include: Neighbor position discovery in peer-to-peer networks, Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure communications, P2P approach for Inter-vehicular networks, Vehicular networks simulation and mobility model, Mobile based sensing system, Internet of Things and Vertical Handover Algorithms & Applications.