Domenico Siracusa

  • network security
  • fog computing
  • artificial intelligence

Domenico Siracusa is the head of the RiSING research unit at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK). Previously he was senior researcher and deputy head of the FuN research unit at CREATE-NET. He received his Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering and his PhD in Information Technology both at Politecnico di Milano, respectively in 2008 and 2012.

His current research interests include orchestration of next generation Internet infrastructures, cloud and fog computing, SDN/NFV and virtualization, security and robustness.

Domenico authored more than 100 publications appeared in international peer reviewed journals (such as IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Systems Journal, etc…) and in major conferences on networking technologies.

Domenico acted as proposal leader and scientific manager for both competitive EU-funded projects and commercial activities with important telecommunication vendors. He is project manager and technical leader of the H2020 EU-Korea DECENTER Project. In the past, he has been the coordinator of the ACINO project and the activity leader of the EIT Digital DigiFlow project, and was involved as principal investigator, workpackage leader or contributor in other FP7/H2020, EIT digital and commercial projects.

Domenico is very active in the scientific community, acting as member of the Technical Program Committee of conferences, being reviewer of highly cited journals and participating to standardization committees and open-source initiatives.


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