Daniel Enrique Lucani
is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto and a member of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT). He received his B.S. (“summa cum laude”) and M.S. (with honors) degrees in Electronics Engineering from Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela in 2005 and 2006, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2010. His research interests lie in the general areas of communications and networks, network coding, information theory and their applications to highly volatile wireless sensor networks, satellite and underwater networks, focusing on issues of robustness, reliability, delay, energy, and resource allocation. Prof. Lucani was a visiting professor at MIT. He is the general co-chair of the Network Coding Applications and Protocols Workshop (NC-Pro 2011) and has also served as reviewer for high impact international journals and conferences, such as, the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, and IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.