Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab

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Biography

Lorenzo is a Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University, under the supervision of Prof. Tommaso Melodia. He earned his B.S. and his M.S. in Computer and Communication Networks Engineering with honors from Politecnico di Torino, Italy in 2014 and 2015, respectively. In 2019, he has been a Research Intern at AT&T Labs Research, Bedminister, NJ. He is now a collaborator working on the integration of Unmanned Aerial System into the next generations' cellular networks. His research focuses on applying software-defined principled control approaches to wireless networks, with particular focus on software-controllable Unmanned Aerial Systems.

Research

  • Software Defined Networking for Wireless Networks

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Networking

  • Distributed Wireless Network Control Schemes

  • Software Defined Radios, Testbed Design and Prototyping

Publications

Articles in Journals

  • L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, A. Al-Shawabka, S. D'Oro, F. Restuccia, and T. Melodia, "Arena: A 64-antenna SDR-based Ceiling Grid Testing Platform for Sub-6 GHz 5G-and-Beyond Radio Spectrum Research," submitted for publication, Elsevier Computer Networks (COMNET), 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Bonati, S. D'Oro, L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, Z. Guan, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "CellOS: Zero-touch Softwarized Open Cellular Networks," Computer Networks (COMNET), vol. 180, October 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • L. Bertizzolo, S. D'Oro, L. Ferranti, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, Z. Guan, T. Melodia and S. Pudlewski "SwarmControl: An Automated Distributed Control Framework for Self-Optimizing Drone Networks," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Jul. 2020 (AR: 20%). arXiv:2005.09781 [cs.NI] [bibtex] [VIDEO]

  • L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, Z. Guan, and T. Melodia, "CoBeam: Beamforming-based Spectrum Sharing With Zero Cross-Technology Signaling for 5G Wireless Networks," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Jul. 2020 (AR: 20%). arXiv:2002.06969 [cs.NI] [bibtex]

  • L. Bertizzolo, T. X. Tran, B. Amento, B. Balasubramanian, R. Jana, H. Purdy, Y. Zhou and T. Melodia "Live and Let Live: Flying UAVs Without Affecting Terrestrial UEs," in Proc. of ACM Intl. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), Austin, TX, Mar. 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Bertizzolo and S. D'Oro "Poster: A Software-defined Control Approach for Autonomous UAV Networks," in Proc. of AUVSI XPONENTIAL, Boston, MA, May 2020.

  • L. Bertizzolo, M. Polese, L. Bonati, A. Gosain, M. Zorzi and T. Melodia, "mmBAC: Location-aided mmWave Backhaul Management for UAV-based Aerial Cells," in Proc. of ACM Workshop on Millimeter-Wave Networks and Sensing Systems (mmNets), Los Cabos, Mexico, Oct. 2019. [pdf] [bibtex] [VIDEO]

  • L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "Arena: A 64-antenna SDR-based Ceiling Grid Testbed for Sub-6 GHz Radio Spectrum Research," in Proc. of ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH), Los Cabos, Mexico, Oct. 2019. Best Paper Award [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "Demo: Arena: A 64-antenna SDR-based Ceiling Grid Testbed for Sub-6 GHz Radio Spectrum Research," in Proc. of ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH), Los Cabos, Mexico, Oct. 2019. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • Z. Guan, L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "Demo Abstract: WNOS: Software-defined Generation of Distributed Optimal Control Programs for Wireless Networks," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Honolulu, HI, Apr 2018. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • Z. Guan, L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "WNOS: An Optimization-based Wireless Network Operating System," in Proc. of ACM Intl. Symp. on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Los Angeles, USA, June 2018 (AR: 17%). [pdf] [bibtex]

Service

  • Journal Reviewer 

      Elsevier COMNET, IEEE TMC

  • Conference Reviewer 

      IEEE ICC (2020), ACM MobiCom (2020), ACM MobiHoc (2019), IEEE GLOBECOM (2019), IEEE WTC (2018), IEEE/IFIP WONS (2018), IEEE INFOCOM (2018, 2019), IEEE WCNC (2018, 2020), ACM NanoCom (2017), IEEE ICDCS (2017), IEEE ICNC (2017), IEEE MASS (2017), IEEE DySPAN (2017, 2018), IEEE CNS (2017), IEEE WoWMoM (2018),

Thesis

  • L. Bertizzolo, "De-anonymization in on-line social networks: the impact of correlation between social graphs", M.S. Thesis, under the supervision of Prof. Emilio Leonardi and Prof. Carla Fabiana Chiasserini, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy in October 2015.