Professoressa associata di Telecomunicazioni [ING-INF/03]

Laura Galluccio received her laurea degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Catania, Catania, Italy, in 2001. In March 2005 she got her Ph.D. in Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering at the same university under the guidance of Prof. Sergio Palazzo. Since 2002 she is also at the Italian National Consortium of Telecommunications (CNIT), where she worked as a Research Fellow within the VICOM (Virtual Immersive Communications) and the SATNEX Projects. Since November 2010 to October 2019 she has been Assistant Professor at University of Catania. From November 2019 she is Associate Professor at the same university. Her research interests include ultrasonic networks, ad hoc and sensor networks, protocols and algorithms for wireless networks, and network performance analysis.
From May to July 2005 she has been a Visiting Scholar at the COMET Group, Columbia University, NY under the guidance of Prof. Andrew T. Campbell.
In September 2015 she has been Visiting Professor at Central Supelec, Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris. She is senior member of the IEEE.

In 2022 Dr. Galluccio was the recipient of the ACM Nanocom Outstanding Milestone Award for her seminal contribution to neural system interfacing for applications in the Internet of Bio-NanoThings and microfluidic nano networks research. 

in 2022 Dr. Galluccio was added to the "Star in Computer Networking and Communications" List issued yearly by ACM N^2 Women and listing the top 10 female researchers who impacted mostly the scientific community with their research.



Dr. Galluccio has been Leading Guest Editor of Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal, Special Issue on "Cross-Layer Design in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks" and IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special Issue on "Wireless communications at the nanoscale". She serves and has served in the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological and Multiscale Communications, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Elsevier Nano Communication Networks Journal, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Communication Letters, Elsevier Computer Networks, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC), Wiley and Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal and has been involved in the Organizing Committee and TPCs of numerous conferences such as:

-General Co-Chair of ACM Nanocom 2021
-Workshop Co-Chair IEEE WiMob 2020
-TPC Co-Chair of ACM Nanocom 2020
-Workshop Co-Chair of ACM Mobihoc 2019
-General Co-Chair of European Wireless 2018
-Workshop Chair of European Wireless 2017
-UNconventional Intrabody Communication Special Track organizer in Bodynets 2014 and 2015
-TPC Co-Chair of RAWNET (International Workshop on Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks) jointly held with WiOpt 2014
-Registration Co-Chair of ACM Sensys 2013
-TPC Co-Chair of IWCMC 2013 Wireless Networking Symposium
-Demo Co-Chair of ACM Sigmobile MobiOpp 2010

-TPC Member of IEEE Infocom 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
-TPC Member of IFIP Networking 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2016
-TPC Member of ACM MObiHoc 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
-TPC Member of IEEE Globecom 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
-TPC Member of ACM Nanocom 2014, 2015,2016,2017
-TPC Member of WiOpt 2010, 2011,2012
-TPC Member of IEEE ICC 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
-TPC Member of WAMAN'2008
-TPC Member of IEEE WCNC 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015
-TPC Member for IEEE PIMRC 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
-TPC Member for IEEE VTC 2009
-TPC Member of IEEE WiOpt 2010
-TPC Member of IEEE AOC 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
-TPC Member of ICST AdHocNets 2011

Dr. Galluccio has been involved in many national and international research projects such as:

-NoE Newcom
-NoE Newcom#
-NoE Newcom++
-H2020 INPUT

Dr. Galluccio has been instructors for multiple tutorials in international conferences in the field of intrabody communications and specifically:
-Tutorial instructors at IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (Melecom), June 2020
-Tutorial instructors at IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), January 2020
-Tutorial instructors at IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications (LatinCom), November 2020
-Tutorial instructors at International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), February 2021

Also has been Keynote Speaker for the IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications Signal Processing and Networking (WispNet), March 2021.


For Thesis and traineeships please have a look at "AVVISI"


Anno accademico 2021/2022

Anno accademico 2020/2021

Anno accademico 2019/2020

Anno accademico 2018/2019

Anno accademico 2017/2018

Anno accademico 2016/2017

Anno accademico 2015/2016

Her research interests include protocols and algorithms for wireless networks, network performance analysis, SDN and NFV, as well as protocols and algorithms for unconventional networks such as microfluidics networks and nanoscale networks.

Guida alle tesi di laurea

Thesis are available for both Italian and Non-Italian mother-tongue students, I livello and Magistrale Laurea degree.

Traineeship positions are also available for undergraduate and graduate students.

Research Areas for both the above mentioned activities are:

1) Network Function Virtualization and Edge Computing (both theoretical and software approaches)

2) Software Defined Networking in the wireless domain (both theoretical and software approaches)

3) Underwater communications and networks (mainly practical approaches, software design and hardware design)

4) Intra-body communications and networking for medical theraphy, protocol design, hardware design, ultrasonic harvesting (both theoretical and software approaches)

Those interested in these activities can contact Prof. Galluccio by sending an email with subject "Thesis or Traineeship Positions" to