Dario Pompili joined as Assistant Professor the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University in 2007, where he is the Director of the Cyber Physical Systems Laboratory (CPS Lab). He is also co-directing the Center for Autonomic Computing (CAC), an NSF Research Center funded by the I/UCRC program. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007 after working at the Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory (BWN-Lab) with Prof. I. F. Akyildiz. In 2005, he was awarded Georgia Institute of Technology BWN-Lab Researcher of the Year for “outstanding contributions and professional achievements.” He had previously received his “Laurea” (integrated B.S. and M.S.) and Doctorate degrees in Telecommunications Engineering and System Engineering from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” Italy, in 2001 and 2004, respectively. His research interests include ad hoc and sensor networks, underwater acoustic communications, wireless sensor and actor networks, and network optimization and control. He is author of many influential research articles on these topics. He serves on the editorial board of Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier) Journal and on the technical program committee of several leading conferences on networking. He is member of the IEEE Communications Society and the ACM.