Franco Davoli is Full Professor of Telecommunications at the University of Genoa, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering, and Naval Architecture (DITEN). His current research interests are in dynamic resource allocation in multiservice networks, the Future Internet and 5/6G, satellite networks, and flexible, programmable and energy-efficient networking. He has co-authored over 350 scientific publications in international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. In 2004 and 2011 he was Visiting Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been Principal Investigator in a large number of projects and has served in several positions in the Italian National Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT). He was co-founder and Head, for the term 2003–2004, of the CNIT National Laboratory for Multimedia Communications, Naples, Italy, and Vice-President of the CNIT Management Board for the term 2005–2007. He is currently Head of the CNIT National Laboratory of Smart and Secure Networks (S2N), based in Genoa, Italy, and coordinator of the H2020 5G PPP MATILDA project. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.