Antonio Iera

Antonio Iera graduated in Computer Engineering at the University of Calabria, Italy, and received a Master Diploma in Information Technology from CEFRIEL/Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Calabria. From 1994 to 1995 he has been with Siemens AG in Munich, Germany, and since 1997 with the University of Reggio Calabria, where he is currently a professor of Telecommunications and director of the Laboratory for Advanced Research into Telecommunication Systems ( His research interests include wireless and mobile 5G networks, RFID systems, and Internet of Things. He has published more than 300 papers in high-quality journals and conferences and has given several tutorials and invited speeches during international events on the topics of IoT, Social-IoT, and 5G networks.