Short Bio

Luca Mottola is a Full Professor at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and a Senior Researcher at RI.SE Sweden. His lab develops new technologies at the frontier of Internet of Things, including battery-less IoT, nanosatellites, and Internet-connected robotics. These technologies have been downloaded 10,000+ times, have been used by half a dozen companies to create new products, and are currently running in hundreds of embedded devices around the world. To date, he is the only European researcher to be granted multiple times with the ACM SigMobile Research Highlight and to ever win Best Paper Awards at multiple flagship conferences of ACM SigMobile and ACM SigBed. He received the ACM SENSYS Test of Time Award in 2022 and is a Google Faculty Award winner.

He is past General Chair for ACM/IEEE CPS-IoT Week 2022, past PC chair for ACM MOBISYS, ACM SENSYS (youngest to date), ACM/IEEE IPSN (youngest to date), and ACM EWSN, as well as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, and Elsevier Computer Networks. He holds or held visiting positions at Uppsala University, NXP Technologies, TU Graz, University of Southern California, University of Illinois and Chicago, and USI Lugano.

He is the Chair’s Delegate for International Relations at the Department of Electronics, Informatics and Bioengineering (DEIB) at Politecnico di Milano, and the coordinator of International Mobility in Computer Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.