Alessandro Russo

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Alessandro Russo was born in 1983 in Catania, Sicily. He received the BSc in Computer Science from the University of Catania in 2004, under the supervision of Prof. Salvatore Riccobene. He received the MSc in Computer Science from the University of Trento in 2008 under the supervision of Prof. Renato Lo Cigno. He is a Ph.D. student of the ICT International Doctoral School  at the University of Trento, under the supervision of Prof. Renato Lo Cigno, during his Ph.D. he worked in the Napa-Wine EU project on Peer-to-Peer Live Streaming. He has been a visiting  Ph.D. student at UCLA under the supervision of Prof. Izhak Rubin in EE-Department at UCLA, in beautiful Los Angeles. He is currently at his fourth year, planning to complete his Ph.D. on April, 12th.



Alessandro is a member of Networking group at the University of Trento. His main research interests include distributed systems, peer-to-peer networks, overlay networks, simulators and scheduling algorithms for multimedia applications on wired and wireless networks. He designs and implements his P2P protocols and applications in PeerSim and ns-3 simulator. He was involved in the EU Project Napa-Wine on Network aware P2P streaming, he is a member of the team that developed the GRAPES library, which provides basic functionalities needed for building P2P streaming applications, and the PeerStreamer application, that is an open source P2P Media Streaming framework. He worked in the PROFILES research project supported by Italian government on P2P Streaming. He worked on VoIP applications, in particular Asterisk configuration and interoperability with Cisco devices.


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Department of Information Engineering
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University of Trento
Via Sommarive 14 - Povo,
38123 Trento (TN) - Italy.


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