Ernesto Damiani is a Full Professor at the Università degli Studi di Milano and the director of the Università degli Studi di Milano’s PhD program in computer science. He has also done extensive research on advanced network infrastructure and protocols, taking part in the design and deployment of secure high–performance networking environments, both as chief scientist and in management positions. His areas of interest include Cloud and Web services security, processing of semi and unstructured information (e.g., XML), and semantics-aware content engineering for multimedia. He has published several books and about 200 papers and international patents. He has served/is serving in all capacities on many congress, conference, and workshop committees. He is a senior member of the IEEE and ACM distinguished scientist.
Ernesto Damiani has been the Principal Investigator of the ASSERT4SOA project (STREP) on the security certification of service oriented architectures; he leads/has led the activity of SESAR research unit within SecureSCM (STREP), ARISTOTELE (IP), CUMULUS (STREP), and PRACTICE (IP) projects funded by the European Commission in the 7th Framework Program.