Mirco Musolesi received a PhD in Computer Science from University College London (UCL) in May 2007 and a Laurea in Electronic Engineering from the University of Bologna in December 2002. He prepared his Final Year Dissertation from June to December 2002 at the Department of Computer Science at UCL.
After receiving his Master degree, he spent a period in industry working as software engineer. During summer 2003 he did an internship at the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), the National French Research Institute in Computer Science and Automation, at Rocquencourt, near Paris, in the Arles group headed by Dr. Valerie Issarny.
Then, in October 2003 he started his PhD at UCL under the supervision of Prof. Cecilia Mascolo. In October 2005 he became a Research Fellow involved in the CREAM project. He held this position until August 2007.
From September 2007 to August 2008 he was an ISTS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA, where he was a member of the Sensor Networks Group, headed by Prof. Andrew T. Campbell working in the MetroSense Project. Then from September 2008 to October 2009 he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge as a member of the Networking and Operating Systems (NetOS) group.
From November 2009 to August 2011 he was a SICSA Lecturer at the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
He moved to the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham as Senior Lecturer in September 2011. He was promoted to Reader in Networked Systems and Data Science in March 2014.
He joined UCL as Reader in Data Science in June 2015. He was promoted to Full Professor in October 2019. He is currently Professor of Computer Science in the UCL Department of Computer Science.
Since October 2016, he is a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
Since October 2019, he holds a position as Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bologna.
For more information about his research profile please refer to his personal website: https://www.mircomusolesi.org.