Rodrigo da Rosa Righi is professor and researcher at University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos), Brazil. Rodrigo concluded his post-doctoral studies at KAIST - Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, under the following topics: RFID, scheduling and cloud computing. He obtained his MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in 2005 and 2009, respectively. During his doctorate, Rodrigo performed a stage at Tecnische Universitaet Berlin, Germany. His research interests include performance analysis, process scheduling and migration, load balancing and resource provisioning on Cluster, Grid and Cloud environments. In addition, he has expertise on mobile and embedded computing systems in which employ Linux or WinCE operating systems. Finally, he is a member of both IEEE Computer Society (Senior Member) and ACM.