Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab


Lorenzo is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA. He earned my B.S. in Telecommunications Engineering and my M.S. in Computer and Communication Networks Engineering with honors from Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy in 2014 and 2015, respectively. His current research areas is Software Defined Networking in Wireless scenario, with main focuses on spectrum sharing and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) networks, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Tommaso Melodia.


  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) networks

  • Wireless Software Defined Networks

  • Inter technology spectrum coexistence schemes

  • Software Defined Radios


  • Z. Guan, L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "Demo Abstract: WNOS: Software-defined Generation of Distributed Optimal Control Programs for Wireless Networks," in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Honolulu, HI, Apr 2018. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • Z. Guan, L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "WNOS: An Optimization-based Wireless Network Operating System," in Proc. of ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Los Angeles, USA, June 2018. [pdf] [bibtex]


  • Journal Reviewer 

    • Elsevier COMNET
    • IEEE TMC

  • Conference Reviewer 

    • IEEE MOBICOM (2019)
    • IEEE GLOBECOM (2019)
    • IEEE WTC (2018)
    • IEEE/IFIP WONS (2018)
    • IEEE INFOCOM (2018, 2019)
    • IEEE WCNC (2018)
    • ACM NANOCOM (2017)
    • IEEE ICDCS (2017)
    • IEEE ICNC (2017)
    • IEEE MASS (2017)
    • IEEE DySPAN (2017, 2018)
    • IEEE CNS (2017)
    • IEEE WOWMOM (2018)

M.S. Thesis