Stefano Salsano is an Associate Professor in the Electronic Engineering Dept. of University of Rome Tor Vergata. Since July 2018 he is the Coordinator of the Bachelor’s Degree “Ingegneria di Internet” and of the Master’s Degree “ICT and Internet Engineering”. He received his Ph.D. in 1998 from Univ. of Rome “La Sapienza”. In 2000 he has joined the University of Rome Tor Vergata as Assistant Professor.
He participated in 16 research projects funded by the EU, being Work Package leader or unit coordinator in 8 of them, technical coordinator in two of them (Simple Mobile Services, SCISSOR) and project coordinator in one (Superfluidity). He has been principal investigator in several research and technology transfer contracts funded by industries with total funding of more than 1.7M€. Since 2017 he is cooperating with Cisco Systems on IPv6 Segment Routing and he has received two Research Grants from Cisco Systems. His current research interests include Software-Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization, Cybersecurity, Mobile and Pervasive Computing. He is co-author of an IETF RFC and of more than 160 papers and book chapters. He has been the General Chair of the 14th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2018).