Carlo Caini received the Dr. Ing. Degree (summa cum laude) in
Electronic Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy, in
1986. At present he is with the Department of
Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering
"Guglielmo Marconi" (DEI), of the same University, as Associate
Professor of Telecommunications. His teaching experience
includes a wide variety of courses on different fields of
His scientific interests are in the field of the DTN (Delay-/Disruption-Tolerant Networking) architecture, mainly when applied to space environments (Interplanetary Internet and satellite systems), but also to terrestrial ones (IoT). In particular, they are focused on the study of the Bundle Protocol (BP), Transport protocols (TCP, LTP) and DTN routing algorithms (CGR), as well as on the design of free software tools, both for performance evaluation on these networks (DTNperf) and for the management of virtual testbeds (Virtualbricks). He participates to several international research projects, He is author of many international publications on these and other topics. He is member of IEEE Communications Society.