Gianpaolo Cugola received his Dr.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. In 1998 he received the Prize for Engineering and Technology from the Dimitri N. Chorafas Foundation for his Ph.D. thesis on Software Development Environments. He is currently Full Professor at Politecnico di Milano. He has been involved in several projects financed by the EU commission, and by the Italian governor. He is co-author of several scientific papers published in international journals and conference proceedings.
His research interests are in the area of Software Engineering and Distributed Systems. His current research focuses on middleware technology for largely distributed, highly reconfigurable and pervasive systems with a special attention to the issue of Content Based Routing as the basic mechanism to develop advanced services like publish/subscribe and complex event processing.