Ion Turcanu is a postdoctoral researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust ( SnT), University of Luxembourg. Previously, he graduated from University of Rome Sapienza with a PhD in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in 2018, from where he also received his BSc and MSc in Engineering in Computer Science.

His research interests include multi-technology vehicular networks, in-car communications, and intelligent transportation systems. He is part of the VehicularLab, a subgroup of the Security and Networking Research Group ( SECAN-Lab), which conducts internationally competitive fundamental and applied research in computer networking, privacy, and security.


  • Vehicular Networks
  • Multi-link and Multi-RAT V2X
  • Wireless and Mobile Networks
  • Cooperative Mobility
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Automotive Ethernet
  • Time-Sensitive Networks


  • PhD in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), 2018

    University of Rome Sapienza

  • MSc in Engineering in Computer Science, 2014

    University of Rome Sapienza

  • BSc in Engineering in Computer Science, 2011

    University of Rome Sapienza



Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Luxembourg

Sep 2017 – Present Belval, Luxembourg

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research
  • Acquiring projects
  • Supervising students





TPC: IEEE/IFIP WONS 2021, IEEE MedComNet 2020, ANT 2020, IEEE CCNC 2020, VEHICULAR 2019, 5G Auto 2019, ANT 2019, VEHICULAR 2018, 5G Auto 2018, VEHICULAR 2017

Reviewer (Journals): IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Communications Letters, Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier Vehicular Communications, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, MDPI Sensors, IET Networks.

Reviewer (Conferences): IEEE INFOCOM 2020/2018, IEEE WCNC 2021, IEEE VTC-Spring 2018, IEEE VTC-Fall 2018, IEEE NoF 2017, IEEE WiMob 2017/2016/2015, IEEE VNC 2016.


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