Luca Abeni is an assistant professor at the "Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell'Informazione" - DISI, University of Trento.

He graduated in computer engineering from the University of Pisa in 1998, and has been a PhD student at "Scuola Superiore S. Anna, Pisa" from 1999 to 2002 doing research on real-time operating systems, scheduling algorithms, quality of service management, and multimedia applications.

In 2002, Luca worked on the OCERA (Open Components for Embedded Real-time Applications) project (IST 35102).

In 2000, he was a visiting student at Carnegie Mellon University, working with professor Ragunathan Rajkumar on Resource Kernels and resource reservation algorithms for real-time kernels.
In 2001, he was a visiting student at Oregon Graduate Institute (Portland), working with professor Jonathan Walpole on feedback scheduling algorithms and resource allocation, and on the evaluation and improvement of the real-time performance of the Linux kernel.

From 2003 to 2006, Luca worked in Broadsat S.R.L., developing IPTV applications and audio/video streaming solutions over wired and satellite (DVB - MPE) networks.