Andrea Zanella (S’98-M’01-SM’13) is Full Professor at the Department of Information Engineering (DEI), University of Padova (ITALY). He received the Laurea degree in Computer Engineering in 1998 from the same University. In 2000, he was visiting scholar at the Department of Computer Science of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 2001, he got a PhD degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Padova. Andrea Zanella is one of the coordinators of the SIGnals and NETworking (SIGNET) research lab. His long-established research activities are in the fields of protocol design, optimization, and performance evaluation of wired and wireless networks. He is Technical Area Editor of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal, and Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and the Digital Communications and Networks (DCN).