I am a permanent researcher at the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa, Italy. I received the Ph.D. Degree in Information and Communication Engineering from University of Rome "La Sapienza" in 2008. I have held postdoc research fellow positions at University of Rome "La Sapienza" - Computer Science Department - SEnsor NetworkS and Embedded Systems Lab (SENSES) (2008-2014), and University of Rome "La Sapienza" - Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications (2014-2016), where I have also been a research contractor in the Signal Processing for Communications (SPCom) Lab in 2008. I have been involved in several European Projects including FP6 SURFACE and WINSOC, and FP7 SENDORA, FREEDOM, GENESI, CLAM, and SUNRISE.

My research interests include channel modelling and protocol design for underwater acoustic sensor networks, 5G networks, IoT for eHealth, protocols and algorithms for wireless sensor networks, data link/MAC and routing protocols for Cognitive Radio Networks, cooperative communications.
CNR Institue of Informatics and Telematics (IIT),
Via Giuseppe Moruzzi 1,
56124 Pisa, Italy

e-mail: loreto.pescosolido [ at ] iit.cnr.it
phone: +39 050 315 8281


  • I am in the TPC of the¬† 5th International Workshop on Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), June 2017, Turin, Italy.
  • I am in the TPC of the 10th International Workshop on Evolutional Technologies & Ecosystems for 5G and Beyond (WDN-5G @ICC2017), May 2017, Paris, France.