Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab


Gabriele Gemmi is a PhD student at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy and Politechnic University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. He's currently a visiting scholar at Northeastern University, Boston MA. His research area is Telecommunication, with a focus on mesh networking, 5G networks and rural broadband. In 2013, he enrolled in the BSc course of Computer Science from University of Florence, from 2015 to 2016 he was an Erasmus Student at Carlos III University, Madrid. Then, in 2017 he enrolled in the MSc course of Computer Science at University of Trento, where he graduated cum laude in 2020. In 2020, he enrolled in the Computer Science PhD program of Ca' Foscari University of Venice and in 2021 he enrolled in the Computer Architecture PhD program from Polytechnic University of Catalunya.

Research Interests

  • Mesh Networking

  • 5G Wireless Networks

  • Rural Broadband


Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Gabriele Gemmi, Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Leonardo Maccari "A Realistic Open-Data-based Cost Model for Wireless Backhaul Networks in Rural Areas" , in "2022 IEEE 22nd 18th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM)"

  • Gabriele Gemmi, Renato Lo Cigno, Leonardo Maccari "WIP: Analysis of Feasible Topologies for Backhaul Mesh Networks" , in "2021 IEEE 22nd International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM)"

  • Gabriele Gemmi, Renato Lo Cigno, Leonardo Maccari "TrueNets, a Topology Generator for Realistic Network Analysis" , in "2020 IFIP Networking Conference (Networking)"

  • Gabriele Gemmi, Leonardo Maccari "NPART+: Improving Wireless Network Topology Generators with Data from the Real World" , in "2020 Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference (MedComNet)"

  • Michele Segata, Nicolò Facchi, Leonardo Maccari, Gabriele Gemmi, Renato Lo Cigno "Centrality-based Route Recovery in Wireless Mesh Networks" , in "2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)"

Articles in Journals

  • Gabriele Gemmi, Renato Lo Cigno, Leonardo Maccari, "On Cost-Effective, Reliable Coverage for LoS Communications in Urban Areas", IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2022

  • Gabriele Gemmi, Renato Lo Cigno, Leonardo Maccari, "On the Properties of Next Generation Wireless Backhaul", IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2022

  • Leonardo Maccari, Gabriele Gemmi, Renato Lo Cigno, Merkourios Karaliopoulos, Leandro Navarro, "Towards scalable community networks topologies", Ad Hoc Networks, 2019.