Gian Pietro Picco is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics and Information at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Prior to this current appointment, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA. His research interests are in distributed systems which exhibit mobility, be it logical or physical. His work in this area thus far has investigated several aspects spanning from theoretical models to systems research, and has led to several publications, some of which are widely referenced by the research community. More information at http://www.elet.polimi.it/~picco.