Tomaso de Cola
Tomaso de Cola was born in Manosque, France, on April 28, 1977. He received the ``Laurea" degree (with honors) in telecommunication engineering, in 2001, the Qualification degree as Professional Engineer in 2002 and the Ph. D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Robotics and Telecommunications in 2010 from the University of Genoa, Italy. From 2002 until 2007, he has worked with the Italian Consortium of Telecommunications (CNIT), University of Genoa Research Unit, as a scientist researcher. Since 2008, he has been with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), where he is involved in different European Projects focusing on different aspects of DVB standards, CCSDS protocols and testbed design. He is co-author of more than 100 papers, including international conferences and journals. His main research activity concerns: TCP/IP protocols, satellite networks, transport protocols for wireless links, interplanetary networks as well as delay tolerant networks. Dr. de Cola has served on the technical program committee at several IEEE International Conferences and has served as guest editor for IEEE JSAC, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine and as an associate editor for IEEE Communication Letters, IEEE Wireless Communication Letters, IEEE Systems Journal, and Elsevier Computer Networks. He was serving as chair of the Satellite and Space Communications (SSC) technical committee within ComSoc from 2017 to 2020. He is also acting as deputy area director for the space-internetworking services (SIS) area within the CCSDS standardization body as well as SatCom WG chair within the Networld2020 ETP platform.