Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab


Leonardo Bonati received his B.S. in Information Engineering in 2014 and his M.S. in Telecommunication Engineering in 2016 both from University of Padova. His current research activity focuses on Software Defined Networking under the supervision of Professors Stefano Basagni and Tommaso Melodia.


  • Software Defined Networking

  • Cellular Networks Optimization


  • L. Ferranti, S. D'Oro, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, F. Cuomo, T. Melodia, "HIRO-NET: Self-Organized Robotic Mesh Networking for Internet Sharing in Disaster Scenarios," in Proc. of 2019 IEEE 20th International Symposium on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM) (IEEE WoWMoM 2019), Washington DC, USA, June 2019. Best Paper Award [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Bonati, A. F. Gambin, and M. Rossi, "Wireless Power Transfer under the Spotlight: Charging Terminals amid Dense Cellular Networks," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on A World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Macau, China, June 2017. [pdf] [bibtex]


  • Journal Reviewer

    • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TNET)
    • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC)
    • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC)
    • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC)
    • Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks

  • Conference Reviewer

    • IEEE INFOCOM (2019)
    • IEEE WoWMoM (2018-2019)
    • IEEE SECON (2019)
    • IEEE GLOBECOM (2018)
    • IEEE MASS (2018)
    • IEEE DySPAN (2018)
    • IEEE LCN (2018)
    • IEEE WF-5G (2018)
    • IEEE WCNC (2019)
    • ACM MobiCom (2019)
    • ACM MobiHoc (2018-2019)
    • EW (2018)
    • NoF (2017-2018)