Gaetano Patti is a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, Italy. He received the M.S. degree and the Ph.D. degree from the Uni- versity of Catania in 2013 and 2017 respectively. Since 2012, he is working in the field of real-time industrial networks, automotive networks, Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks (WSANs), powerline communications and networks for mobile robot applications. He co-authored more than 30 papers published in the proceedings of international conferences and in important international journals. He is a member of the IEEE IES Technical Committee on Factory Automation (Subcommittee on In-Vehicle Embedded Systems).