I'm a PhD
student in CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) at IMT, Institute
for Advanced Studies, Lucca
I'm a research
associate at IIT (Institute for Informatics and Telematics) at CNR
(National Research Council) in Pisa
My PhD research
activity focuses on opportunistic routing for wireless mesh
networks. My research interests include also network coding,
cross-layer techniques, cooperative forwarding, admission
- January 2012
on the "Evaluation of solutions that guarantee communication
reliability, low latency and energy efficiency in wireless
– December 2011
PhD in Computer
Science and Engineering (CSE) at IMT - Lucca.
Opportunistic Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks.
Prof. Luciano Lenzini, Dr. Marco Conti.
student at Prasant Mohapatra's Network Research Group
Davis, CADecember 2008
Master Degree in Computer Engineering -
University of Pisa.
January – July 2006
Erasmus period - University of Southern
Bachelor Degree in
Computer Engineering - University of Pisa.
maddalena.nurchis AT imtlucca DOT it
Room A25 IIT - CNR - Pisa
Phone: +39 050 315 21 95
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My PhD research activity focuses on opportunistic routing in
wireless mesh networks. My research interests include
- wireless networks
- opportunistic routing
- network coding
- cross-layer techniques
- cooperative forwarding
- machine learning techniques
R. Bruno, M. Conti and M. Nurchis, “RELADO: RELiable and
ADaptive Opportunistic Routing Protocol for Wireless Mesh
Networks”, to appear in IGI International Journal of Adaptive,
Resilient and Autonomic Systems (IJARAS), IGI Global, 2011
M. Nurchis, R. Bruno, M. Conti and L. Lenzini, “A Self-Adaptive
Routing ParadigmforWirelessMeshNetworks Based on Reinforcement
Learning”, Proc. of ACM MSWiM2011, November 2011
R. Bruno, M. Conti and M. Nurchis, “Opportunistic Packet
Scheduling and Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks”, Wireless
Days Conference (WD), Venice, October 20-22, 2010
R. Bruno, M. Conti, and M. Nurchis, "MaxOPP: a novel
opportunistic routing for wireless mesh networks", IEEE
Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), June 22 -25,
R. Bruno and M. Nurchis, "Survey on diversity-based routing in
wireless mesh networks: Challenges and solutions",
Computer Communications, vol.33, pp. 269-282,
February 2010. doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2009.09.003
EU-MESH: Enhanced, Ubiquitous, and Dependable Broadband Access
using Mesh Networks.
Publicity Co-Chair at the 16th European Wireless
Publicity Chair at the 3rd IEEE
International Workshop on Hot Topics in Mesh Networking (HotMESH
SIGCOMM 2010 Travel Grant
Computer Communications Journal (COMCOM),
IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference
Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC),
IEEE International Workshop on Enabling Technologies and
Standards for Wireless Mesh Networking (IEEE MeshTech.)
IEEE Global Communication Conference (Globecom)
Ad Hoc and Sensor Wireless Networks Journal (AHSWN)
Ad Hoc Networks Journal
Courses7 - 11 September 2009
The Science of Complex Networks and the Internet: Lies, Damned
Lies, and Statistics - Dr. Walter Willinger.
Research Area at National Research Council (CNR), Pisa.
20 -24 July 2009
Future Internet Summer School, University of Bremen,
13 - 26 July 2008
International School for Computer Science Researchers
"Algorithms: Science and Engineering".
Lipari School, Lipari, Siciliy.
9 -13 May 2008
Data dissemination in VANETs and mobile sensor networks - Prof.
Faculty of Engineering, University of Pisa.