Roberto Riggio is currently Senior Researcher staff member in the iNSPIRE team at CREATE-NET, Italy. He received the B.S. degree and the M.S. degrees (summa cum laude) in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Reggio Calabria, Italy, in, respectivelly, 2001 and 2004. He received the Ph.D. degree in Telecommunication science from the University of Trento, Italy, in 2008, with a thesis entitled "Cross-layer Design in Wireless Mesh Networks". From May 2007 to November 2007 he was a visiting researcher at the Wireless Networks Laboratory (WINET) at the University of Florida. His main research interests lie in the field of light infrastructure networks with a particular design and implementation of wireless mesh networking solutions, autonomous network monitoring, and network virtualization. Dr. Riggio co-authored several peer reviewed research papers in international conferences and journals. He served as TPC member for the MediaWiN conferences, and as a peer reviewer for the Elsevier Computer Networks, Springer Wireless Networks, Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, and IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology journals.