About the Author
Miguel Elias Mitre Campista, Associate Professor with Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Miguel Elias Mitre Campista received his telecommunications engineering degree from Fluminense Federal University (UFF), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2003, and M.Sc. and D.Sc degrees in electrical engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 2005 and 2008, respectively. In 2009 he was an associate professor with the Telecommunications Engineering Department of UFF. Since 2010 he has been as associate professor with the Electronic and Computer Engineering Department of UFRJ. Professor Miguel has spent one year as an invited Professor with LIP6 at the Université Pierre et Marie Currie, in France. Recently, he has received a scholarship from the Brazilian government (CNPq) for his research achievements. His major research interests are in wireless routing, opportunistic networking, quality of service, and home networking.
Marcelo Gonçalves Rubinstein, Associate Professor with Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Marcelo G. Rubinstein was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 29, 1971. He received a B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering and M.Sc. and D.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1994, 1996, and 2001 respectively. From January to September 2000 he was at the PRiSM Lab from the University of Versailles, France. From December 2001 to February 2002 he was a research fellow (grant holder from FAPERJ) at the Grupo de Teleinformática e Automaç?o from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. He is now an Associate Professor with Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. He is also a CNPq Researcher. His major interests are in wireless networks, home networking, medium access control, and quality of service.