Daniele Miorandi is the head of the iNSPIRE Area at CREATE-NET, Italy. He received a PhD in Communications Engineering from Univ. of Padova, Italy, in 2005, and a Laurea degree (summa cum lauda) in Communications Engineering from Univ. of Padova, Italy, in 2001. He joined CREATE-NET in Jan. 2005, where he is leading the iNSPIRE (Networking and Security Solutions for Pervasive Computing Systems: Research & Experimentation). His research interests include bio-inspired approaches to networking and service provisioning in large-scale computing systems, modelling and performance evaluation of wireless networks, prototyping of wireless mesh solutions. Dr. Miorandi has co-authored more than 90 papers in internationally refereed journals and conferences, which have been cited more than 1100 times. His h-index is 16 and his g-index is 30. He serves on the Steering Committee of various international events (WiOpt, Autonomics, ValueTools), for some of which he was a co-founder (Autonomics and ValueTools). He also serves on the TPC of leading conferences in the networking field, including, e.g., IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecom. He is a member of IEEE, ACM and ICST.