Paolo Casari received the PhD in Information Engineering in 2008 from the University of Padova, Italy. He was on leave at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007, working on underwater communications and networks. He collaborated to several funded projects including CLAM (FP7), RACUN (EDA), as well as US ARO, ONR and NSF initiatives. Currently, he is the PI of the NATO SPS project ThreatDetect, and the scientific coordinator of the EU H2020 RECAP project. In 2015, he joined the IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain, where he led the Ubiquitous Wireless Networks group. As of October 2019, he joined the faculty of the University of Trento, Italy. He regularly serves in the organizing committee of several international conferences, and is currently on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Previously, he has been guest editor of a special issue of IEEE Access on “Underwater Acoustic Communications and Networking.” He received two best paper awards. His research interests include diverse aspects of networked communications, such as channel modeling, network protocol design, localization, simulation, and experimental evaluations.