Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab


Pietro is a PhD Student at the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University. In 2022, he came at WiNES Lab as a Visiting Student and conducted research about cellular network support for autonomous UAVs, which became the topic of his Master thesis. He graduated at Politecnico di Torino in Mechatronic Engineering in 2022, and in Mechanical Engineering in 2020. He visited the University of Porto in 2019 and the Thecnion Israel Institute of Tehnology in Haifa in 2021 as an exchange student. He also graduated from Alta Scuola Politecnica, a joint honor program of Politecnico di Torino and Politecnico di Milano "reserved for talented students" of both universities. His interests include problems and challenges related to drones and their applications, and the opportunities offered by AI in network optimization.

Research Interests

  • Cellular network support for UAVs

  • AI for network optimization