Editorial Board

Gonzalo Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Gonzalo Alcaraz, SWARCO (SWARCO MIZAR S.p.A.). Gonzalo is graduated in Telecommunication Engineering at Universidad Blas Pascal (Argentina), holds a specializing master in Wireless Systems from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and is currently doing a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden). At SWARCO, he is responsible of coordinating initiatives and projects related to the deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS).

Gaurav Bansal Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Gaurav Bansal, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, USA. Gaurav works as a Senior Researcher at Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA , where he conducts research in areas of vehicular wireless communications and automated driving. He received his B.Tech. Degree from IIT Kanpur and a Ph.D. Degree from the University of British Columbia. He is a recipient of numerous awards including a Best Paper Award at IEEE WiVEC 2013, Best Internal project award at Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA and an Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship by NSERC Canada.

Takeo Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Takeo Fujii, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan. Takeo Fujii is a professor in Advanced Wireless and Communication Research Center, The University of Electro-Communications. He received the B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, in 1997, 1999 and 2002 respectively. From 2002 to 2006, he was an assistant professor in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. From 2006 to 2014, he has been an associate professor in The University of Electro-Communications. His current research interests are in dynamic spectrum management, smart wireless sensor networks and wireless networks for autonomous vehicles.

giambattista Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Giambattista Gruosso, Polytechnic University of Milan. Giambattista is an Associate Professor at Polytechnic University of Milan. Recently, his research and consulting work has been focused in the field of electrical systems modeling, with an emphasis on automotive systems.  He has been involved in the analysis and design of innovative electromechanical components for transportation and in the development of control software. His main interest is related to eMobility including the connection with the infrastructure.

Nitin Maslekar Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Syed Hassan Ahmed, Georgia Southern University, USA. Syed Hassan Ahmed (S’13, M’17, SM’18) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro Campus, USA. Previously, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA. Dr. Hassan completed his B.S in Computer Science from Kohat University of Science & Technology (KUST), Pakistan and Master combined Ph.D. Degree from School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE), Kyungpook National University (KNU), Republic of Korea (South Korea). In summer 2015, he was also a visiting researcher at the Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA. Collectively, Dr. Hassan authored/co-authored over 120 international publications including Journal articles, Conference Proceedings, Book Chapters, and 02 books. In 2016, his work on robust content retrieval in future vehicular networks lead him to win the Qualcomm Innovation Award at KNU, Korea. Dr. Hassan’s research interests include Sensor and Ad hoc Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Vehicular Communications and Future Internet.

Nitin Maslekar Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Nitin Maslekar, Nec Europa. Nitin Maslekar is a Research Scientist with Intelligent Transportation System Group at NEC Laboratories, NEC Europe Ltd. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2011 from University of Rouen. He has been involved in several European and other project on Intelligent Transport System and Vehicular Networks. His main areas of work are transport optimization, data analytics and dissemination for ITS, connected and autonomous vehicles.

Jonathan Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Jonathan Petit, University College Cork, Ireland. Jonathan Petit is a Research Fellow in the Computer Security Group and The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory at University College Cork, Ireland. Previously, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Services, Cybersecurity and Safety group, University of Twente, The Netherlands, where he coordinated the European funded FP7 PRESERVE project. He received his PhD in 2011 from Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France.

Michele Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Michele Rondinone, Hyundai Motor Technical Center, Germany. Michele Rondinone is PhD in Industrial and Telecommunication Technologies from the UMH University of Elche (Spain). After 5 years research on wireless sensor and vehicular networks at the RWTH Aachen University and at the UMH Uwicore Laboratory, he is now with the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center (Germany), being in charge of the European Car2X activities of the company.

Miguel Sepulcre - Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Miguel Sepulcre, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain. Miguel Sepulcre received a Telecommunications Engineering degree in 2004 and a Ph.D. in 2010, both from Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH), Spain. He is now a post-doc researcher at UWICORE lab. (UMH) working in wireless vehicular networks. He has been visiting researcher at ESA (The Netherlands), KIT (Germany), and Toyota ITC (Japan). He serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine.

Zhengguo Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Zhengguo Sheng, University of Sussex. Zhengguo Sheng is a lecturer at School of Engineering and Informatics, the University of Sussex, UK. Previously, he was with UBC as a research associate, and with Orange Labs as a researcher in M2M/IoT. Before joining Orange Labs, he received his Ph.D. and M.S. with distinction at Imperial College London in 2011 and 2007, respectively. His current research interests cover IoT/M2M and vehicular communications.

Veronika_Shivaldova Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Veronika Shivaldova, Technische Universität Wien, Austria. Veronika Shivaldova received the BSc degree in television and radio communication in 2007 from Tashkent University of Information Technology, Uzbekistan. In 2010 she received the Dipl.-Ing. degree (equivalent to MSc) in telecommunications and in 2015 the Dr. techn. degree (equivalent to PhD) in electrical engineering, both from Technische Universität Wien, Austria. Since 2010 she is with the Institute of Telecommunications, where she currently is a postdoctoral researcher.

Vinel HH Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Alexey VinelHalmstad University, Sweden. Alexey Vinel is a Professor with the School of Information Technology, Halmstad University, Sweden. He received his Bachelor’s (Hons.) and Master’s (Hons.) degrees in information systems from Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Russia, in 2003 and 2005, respectively, and the Ph.D. degrees in technology from the Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russia in 2007 and Tampere University of Technology, Finland in 2013.

Wantanee Editorial Board - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Wantanee Viriyasitavat, Mahidol University. Wantanee is a lecturer in Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Mahidol University, Thailand and holds an adjunct associate professor position at Department of Telematics, NTNU, Norway. She received her B.S./M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from CMU where she was a member of CMU-GM CRL. Her expertise is in traffic modeling, network protocol design for intelligent transportation systems.