Riccardo Petrolo is currently Postdoctoral Fellow at Rice University (USA) in the Rice Networks Group.
He  received Bs.C. and Ms.C. degrees from University “Mediterranea” of Reggio Calabria, Italy in 2010 and 2013 respectively.
In 2016, he received the Ph.D. degree from Lille 1 University, France. During this period, Dr. Petrolo served as Research Assistant at Inria Lille – Nord Europe, and we involved in the development of the EU FP7 VITAL project, one of the first Operating Systems for Smart Cities.
In 2015, Dr. Petrolo was Visiting Researcher in the GTA group at UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
His current research interests include Internet of Things, Robotic Networks, Semantic interoperability, Edge computing, and Smart Cities.