---Joseph Rudyard Kipling, 1910

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Mauro Conti

     received his MSc and his PhD in Computer Science (advisor Prof. Luigi V. Mancini) from Sapienza University of Rome, Italy , in 2005 and 2009, respectively. In 2008, he was Visiting Researcher (supervised by Prof. Sushil Jajodia) at the Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS) at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA . In 2009 he was selected for the ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) "Alain Bensoussan" Fellowship (currently a EU Marie Curie COFUND action) . From 2009 to 2011 he was Postdoctoral Researcher (supervised by Prof. Andrew S. Tanenbaum and Prof. Bruno Crispo) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands . In November 2010, he was visiting researcher at UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA (working with Prof. Mario Gerla). In 2011, he joined University of Padua, Italy , (among the best italian universities) as Assistant Professor (tenured faculty). In the summer of 2012, 2013, and 2014 he was visiting Assistant Professor at UCI - University of California, Irvine, CA, USA (working with Prof. Gene Tsudik). From 2012, he is a EU Marie Curie Fellow . In October-November 2013 he was a DAAD Fellow at the Center for Advance Security Research Darmstadt (CASED), TU Darmstadt, Germany (working with Prof. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi). In 2014, he was elevated to the IEEE Senior Member grade. In 2015 he became Associate Professor, and Full Professor in 2018.

     His research interests are mainly in the area of security and privacy. In this area, he published more than 170 papers in topmost international peer-reviewed journals and conferences, including IEEE TIFS, IEEE TDSC, IEEE TPDS, ACM TWEB, ACM/IEEE TON, IEEE TSC, IEEE COMST, ACM CCS, Usenix Security, ACM AsiaCCS, ACM WiSec, ACM SACMAT, ACM MobiHoc, ACNS, IEEE ICDCS, and ESORICS. He is Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials and IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, and he served as Program Committee member of several conferences, including ACM AsiaCCS, ACM WiSec, ACM CODASPY, ACM SACMAT, IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE CNS, IEEE PASSAT, IEEE MASS, and ACNS. He was panelist at ACM CODASPY 2011, and panel chair at ICISS '16. He was General Chair for SecureComm 2012 and ACM SACMAT 2013, and Program Chair for TRUST 2015, ICISS '16, and WiSec '17.

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