Pooya Salehi received his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (2010) from Azad University of Tabriz, Iran, and his M.Sc. in Computer Science (2014) from Technische Universität München, Germany, focused on distributed systems. During his studies at TUM, he participated in the InvasIC research project and later in the Energy Informatics group as a working student. He joined the Chair of Application and Middleware systems at TUM in October 2014 as a Ph.D. candidate. His research interests include reliability and scalability of distributed publish/subscribe messaging systems.