Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Engineering
Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
460 ISEC, 805 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02120
Mail: 409 Dana Research Center, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Davide is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Engineering at the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University, under Prof. Tommaso Melodia. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering and his M.S. in Embedded Computing Systems cum Laude from University of Pisa and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in 2015 and 2018, respectively. From 2018 till 2020, he worked as a Research Scientist in the embedded systems and networks group at Raytheon Technologies (former United Technologies Research Center) in Cork, Ireland. His research interests focus on wireless communications, Internet of Things and Wireless Sensor Networks.
Internet of Things
Wireless Sensor Networks
D. Villa, M. Tehrani-Moayyed, P. Johari, S. Basagni, T. Melodia, "CaST: A Toolchain for Creating and Characterizing Realistic Wireless Network Emulation Scenarios", Proc. of the 16th ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH 2022), Sydney, Australia, October 2022. [pdf] [bibtex]
L. Bonati, P. Johari, M. Polese, S. D'Oro, S. Mohanti, M. Tehrani-Moayyed, D. Villa, S. Shrivastava, C. Tassie, K. Yoder, A. Bagga, P. Patel, V. Petkov, M. Seltser, F. Restuccia, A. Gosain, K.R. Chowdhury, S. Basagni, T. Melodia, "Colosseum: Large-Scale Wireless Experimentation Through Hardware-in-the-Loop Network Emulation," Proc. of IEEE Intl. Symp. on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), Virtual Conference, December 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]
D. Villa, CK Lin, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, "On-demand updates after a node failure in a wireless network", Proc. of IEEE 31st Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC), Letterkenny, Ireland, June 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]
CK Lin, D. Villa, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, "Adaptive multipath routing failure recovery in wireless network", 124326EP01, patent pending, 2 December 2019.
D. Villa, CK Lin, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, "On-demand table and route update after a node failure in a wireless network", 123931EP01, patent pending, 22 August 2019.
D. Villa, CK Lin, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, "Broadcast delivery techniques in a wireless network", 123926EP01, patent pending, 22 August 2019.
CK Lin, D. Villa, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, A. Tiwari, "Method and system for broadcasting data in wireless network", 107431EP02, patent pending, 21 June 2019.
CK Lin, D. Villa, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, A. Tiwari, "Method and system for data transfer in a Bluetooth Low Energy network", 107431EP01, patent pending, 21 June 2019.
CK Lin, D. Villa, A. Kuenzi, M. Lang, A. Tiwari, "Robust multipath routing methods in wireless network", 104631US01, patent pending, 20 November 2018.
D. Villa, "Service-Guarantee Cross-Layered: A robust and reliable protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks", M.S. Thesis, University of Pisa & Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies & United Technologies Research Center, December 2018. [link]
Advisor: Prof. Tommaso Melodia