Ernesto Damiani is Full Professor at Università degli Studi di Milano, President of the Consortium of Italian Computer Science Universities (CINI), Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Institute, Khalifa University, and leader of the Big Data area at Etisalat British Telecom Innovation Center. Within the Computer Science Department of the Università degli Studi di Milano, he leads the Secure Service-oriented Software Research (SESAR) Lab.
Ernesto Damiani’s work has more than 16,500 citations on Google Scholar and more than 6,500 citations on Scopus, with an h-index of 34. His areas of interest include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Edge/Cloud security and performance, and cyber-physical systems. He has been the Principal Investigator of the H2020 TOREADOR project on Big-Data-as-a-Service funded by the EU Commission on the ICT call on Big Data Research.
Ernesto has been a recipient of the Stephen Yau Award from the Service Society, of the Outstanding contributions Award from IFIP TC2, of the Chester-Sall Award from IEEE IES, and of a doctorate honoris causa from INSA – Lyon (France) for his contribution to Big Data teaching and research.