Piero Castoldi, Professor of TeCIP INSTITUTE, NEW MEMBER of the Advisory Board of the Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom for the 2017-2018 term

Piero Castoldi, professor of the Institute of Communication, Information and Perception Technologies (TeCIP), has been nominated as one of the eight members of the Advisory Board of the Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom for the 2017-2018 term.

Prof. Piero Castoldi is Vice President of the degree course in Computer & Networking, Scientific Coordinator of the ERASMUS MUNDUS MAster NETworks on Photonic Engineering (MAPNET) and Coordinator of the training programs of the Institute TeCIP.

The Advisory Board is composed of experienced industry and academic personalities and it meets once a year at the University of Bristol with the task of providing technical and strategic recommendations for the scientific development of the Lab.

The Smart Internet Lab comprises 20 faculties and more than 200 researchers who carry out research and training activities in the field of photonics and wireless technologies for the Internet of the future.

The Smart Internet Lab builds on strategic and applied research on key communications and digital technologies and they challenge the complexity of tomorrow’s world by fusing research expertise and innovation in a range of areas such as Smart Cities, Autonomous Vehicles, IoT and eHealth. Their vision is to become a world leader in communications and digital living research, addressing a key limitation with the current Internet, its inability to scale enough to support the demand and rapid changes in the way we consume Internet services.