Sergio Palazzo is Full Professor of Telecommunication Networks at the University of Catania, Italy, where he is currently Coordinator of the Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering. Since 2012 to 2018, he has been Chair of the Scientific Society GTTI (Gruppo Telecomunicazioni e Tecnologie dell’Informazione), which gathers all Professors and Researchers in the Telecommunication Area in Italy.
His current research interests include wireless networks, mobile systems, and traffic engineering in software defined networks.
Since 1992, he has been serving on the Technical Program Committee of INFOCOM, the IEEE Conference on Computer Communications. He has been the General Chair of some ACM conferences, including MobiHoc 2006, MobiOpp 2010, MobiHoc 2019, and currently is a member of the MobiHoc Steering Committee. He has also been the TPC Co-Chair of the IFIP Networking 2011, IWCMC 2013, and European Wireless 2014 conferences.
In the recent past, he also was an Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (formerly IEEE Personal Communications Magazine), Computer Networks, and Ad Hoc Networks