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Luca Chiaraviglio
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Networking Group
University of Rome Tor Vergata
Viale del Politecnico
00133 Rome,



Luca Chiaraviglio is a Tenure Track Assistant Professor at the Networking Group of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

He graduated with a master degree in Computer Engineering (summa cum laude), and with a Ph.D. in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering, both obtained from Politecnico di Torino (Italy).

His past work experience includes the following job positions:

He has also spent different research periods in international institutions, including:

He has obtained the Italian Habilitation (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) for Associate Professorship in Telecommunications (SC 09/F2) and the French Associate Professorship Habilitation for the section 27 and section 61.

Luca Chiaraviglio is a Senior Member of IEEE and a founding member of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Subcommittee on Green Communications and Computing.

According to Google Scholar, is H-Index is 25 (Google Scholar web page).

Current Areas of Interests
  • 5G Networks Architectures
  • 5G Networks in Rural and Low-Income Areas
  • Sustainable Networking and Computing
  • Streaming in Mobile Networks
  • Network Measurements
  • Cellular Networks Deployment 
  • Fatigue-Aware Data Centers
  • Energy-Efficiency in the Information and Communications Technology Sector

  • Internet and Networking (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Spring 2017)
  • Advanced Communication Networks (University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017)
  • Energy-Efficient Backbone Networks (Politecnico di Torino, July 2016)
  • Telecommunication Networks (University of Rome Sapienza, Spring 2016) 
  • Network Infrastructures - Netkit Lab. (University of Rome Sapienza, 2014 - 2015)
  • Internet Laboratory (University of Rome Sapienza, 2014 - 2015) 
  • Operational Research: Theory and Applications to Networking (Politecnico di Torino, 2011 - 2012) 
  • Telecommunication Networks Laboratory (Politecnico di Torino, 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011)
  • QoS Issues in Telecommunication Networks (ETECSA - 2008)


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Thesis Available

Several thesis are available in the context of 5G networks, Internet architecture, network analysis, modeling and performance evaluation. The thesis activities range from theoretical works to practical implementations. Please contact luca.chiaraviglio@gmail.com if you are willing to know the up-to-date topics.

International Projects 
  • H2020 Superfluidity  - Investigator
  • Sapienza Large Project DIAMETER: DesIgn and operAtion of lifetiME-aware Telecommunication networks - Principal Investigator (Technical Activities)
  • Sapienza AWARDS LIFETEL: increasing the LIFEtime of TELecommunication networks - Pirincipal Investigator
  • FIRB GreenNet (Greening the Network) - Investigator
  • FP7 NoE TREND (Towards Real Energy Efficient Network Design) - Investigator
  • FP7 IP ECONET (Low Energy Consumption Networks) - Investigator
  • FP7 NoE BONE (Building the Future Optical Network in Europe) - Investigator
List of Collaborations 

  National Collaborations

  European Collaborations
  International Collaborations

Keynotes and Invited Talks
Honors and Awards
  • IEEE Senior Member (since September 2016)
  • Recognized as an author of one of the top 1% most highly cited papers in the ICT field worldwide (July 2016) - Source: Science-Metrix - Paper Title: "Optimal Energy Savings in Cellular Access Networks".
  • Winner of the Best Paper Award at the 83th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2016)
  • Winner of the University of Rome Sapienza AWARDS 2014-2015
  • Winner of the Fabio Neri Fellowship 2013
  • Recipient of the 2012 French Associate Professor Habilitation for the section 27 and section 61
  • Recipient of the ERCIM ”Alain Bensoussan” Fellowship 2012
  • Winner of the GARR 2011 Ruberti Award on Next Generation Networks and data transmission technologies. An interview published in the GARRnews magazine is available here (in Italian)
  • Winner of the GTTI Best PhD Award 2011 in recognition of his PhD thesis, entitled Energy-Efficient Telecommunication Networks
  • Recipient of the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship 2009, under the supervision of George Katopis.

Professional Activities

    Editorial Activities
    Chairing Activities
     Technical Program Committee Member
  • 2018: Advisory Technical Committee Member of IEEE INFOCOM 2018, IEEE ICC  - Wireless Communications Symposium, ICNC - International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications.
  • 2017: IEEE ICC - Green Communications Systems and Networks Symposium, IEEE VTC Spring - Green Communications and Networks Track, IEEE VTC Spring - Recent Results Track, IEEE GLOBECOM - Optical Networks and Systems Track, IEEE GLOBECOM -  Green Communications Systems and Networks Symposium, IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Big Data and Cloud Performance, Photonics Global Conference (PGC), OECC - OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, ITU Kaleidoscope, NoF - Network of the Future.
  • 2016: IEEE VTC Spring - Green Communications and Networks Track, IEEE VTC Spring - International Workshop on Connecting All Things for Enabling Smart Cities (CONTEST),  IEEE Online GreenComm, IEEE GLOBECOM - Green Communications Systems and Networks Symposium, IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Green and Sustainable Networking and Computing, SOFTCOM.
  • 2015: IEEE ICC - Green Communications Track, IEEE ICC Wireless Communications Symposium, IEEE ICC - Communications for the Smart Grid Track, IEEE ICC - Workshop on Green Communications and Networks with Energy Harvesting, Smart Grids, and Renewable Energies, IEEE ICC - Workshop on Next-Generation Green ICT, IEEE GLOBECOM - Green Communications Track, WMNC - 8th IFIP Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference, SOFTCOM, SMARTGREENS.
  • 2014: IEEE ICC 2014 - Selected Areas in Communications Track, IEEE GLOBECOM - Green Broadband Access Workshop, IEEE GLOBECOM - Selected Area Communications Symposium, IEEE GLOBECOM - Greeen Communication System and Networks Track, IEEE Online Greencom, IEEE ISGT,, IEEE ISCAIE, IEEE ISIEA, IEEE ISWTA, ICCVE, IEEE PECON. SOFTCOM.
     Reviewer Activities
  • Reviewer for papers submitted to the following journals/conferences/workshops: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, IEEE Transactions on Service and Network Management, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Computers, ACM Computer Communication Review, Elsevier Computer Networks, IEEE Communications Letters, ACM Mobile Networks and Applications, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Elsevier Future Generation Computing Systems, Elsevier Computer Communications, Elsevier Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, International Journal of Network Management, Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, Discrete Applied Mathematics, MDPI Energies, IEEE Infocom, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE GreenCom, IEEE VTC, SustainIT, SOFTCOM, ISWCS, ONDM, IEEE WCNC, MSWiM, Networking, Camad, ICCN.
  • Reviewer for the Preludium Polish Research Grant (2015)
  • Reviewer for Master Thesis of University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • Ph.D. Thesis Reviewer for Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
  • Ph.D. Thesis Reviewer for University of Florence (Italy)

Institutional Activities
  • Member of the Professor Board in Internet Engineering and ICT and Internet Engineering (University of Rome Tor Vergata, 2016-now)
  • Member of the Teaching Area Board (University of Rome Sapienza - Faculty of Engineering at Latina, 2013-2016)
  • Member of the Professor Board of the Ph.D. in Information and Communications Engineering (University of Rome Sapienza, 2013-2016)
  • Expert Member of the National Habilitation Exam (University of Rome Sapienza. 2014-2016)

  • PoliSave, a software for reducing power consumption in computer networks
  • TrendMeter, a tool for monitoring and controlling power consumption of networked devices
  • RUBEN, a scalable emulator for green backbone networks


  • Mohammad Shojafar (Senior Researcher with CNIT, Italy - ongoing)
  • Filip Idzikowski (Research Associate with the University of Rome Sapienza, now Assistant Professor at Poznan University of Technology, Poznan)
  • Marco Polverini (Postdoc with the University of Rome Sapienza, Italy)
    MSc and BSc students
  • Cristian Di Paolo (ongoing)
  • Giulio Sidoretti (ongoing)
  • Bogdan Iatco (graduated on April 2017, now MSc student)
  • Harmon Harmon (joint tutorship with the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
  • Valentina Salvatore (now PhD student at the University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy)
  • Edoardo Manzia (graduated on May 2015)
  • Martina Santucci (now with Reply, Rome, Italy)
  • Gabriele Gregoris (now with Reply, Rome, Italy)
  • Luigi Mignano (now with TIM, Rome, Italy)
  • Le Thi Xuan Thu (now with Samsung Electronics, Vietnam)
  • Gianluigi Morselli (now with Enigen, Turin, Italy)
  • Francesco Portoso (now with Amazon Digital Music, Luxembourg)
  • Joan Vila Canals (now with Teneo Tecnologias, Barcellona, Spain)
  • Sasha Quik Allan (now with Red Electrica de Espana, Madrid, Spain)


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