Dr. Dario Pompili is an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rutgers University, NJ, where he directs the Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory (CPS Lab), which focuses on mobile computing, wireless communications and networking, acoustic communications, sensor networks/IoTs, and datacenter management. He was the co-director of the graduated Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC), an NSF Research Center funded by the I/UCRC program that combined resources from universities, private companies, and the federal government to conduct fundamental research on making computer systems and applications more reliable, secure, and efficient. In 2007, he received his PhD in ECE from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he worked at the Broadband Wireless Networking Lab (BWN-Lab); that year he was awarded the BWN-Lab Researcher of the Year for "outstanding contributions and professional achievements.” He had previously received his ‘Laurea’ (combined BS and MS) and Doctorate degrees in Telecommunications and System Engineering from the U. of Rome “La Sapienza,” Italy, in 2001 and 2004, respectively.
He is a recipient of the US NSF CAREER’11, ONR Young Investigator Program’12 (one out of 26 awarded nationwide), and DARPA Young Faculty’12 awards (one out of 51 awarded nationwide). In 2015, he was nominated Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor’s Scholar. He is Top Cited Author for “Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks: Research Challenges,” Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier), vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 257-279, March’05 (Scopus citations in ’05-’10); and Most Cited Ad Hoc Networks Author for “Three-dimensional and Two-dimensional Deployment Analysis for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks,” Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier), vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 778-790, June’09 (Scopus citations since ’09). He won Best Demo Award with “Towards Reconfigurable Cyber Physical Systems” at IEEE MASS’14. He won the 2016 Googol T-ASE Best Applications Paper Award (received at IEEE CASE’16). He won Best Paper Awards at IEEE MASS’17, IEEE/IFIP WONS’17, and HiPC’12; and Best Paper Runner-Up at WUWNet’15. He published about 150 refereed scholar publications: with about 9,000 citations, Dr. Pompili has an h-index of 35 and a i10-index of 77 (Google Scholar, November 2018). He is Area Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and of Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier), and has been Guest Editor for various special issues for Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier) and IEEE Sensors journals. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE Communications Society and of the ACM.