---Joseph Rudyard Kipling, 1910

Short Bio

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 2021 he was elevated to the IEEE Fellow grade and, in 2023, to the ACM Distinguished member grade. In 2015 he became Associate Professor, and Full Professor in 2018. He is member of the Blockchain Expert Panel of the Italian Government. In 2021 he was nominated Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE). From 2020, he is Head of Studies of the Master Degree in Cybersecurity at University of Padua.

     His research interests are mainly in the area of security and privacy. In this area, he published more than 500 papers in topmost international peer-reviewed journals and conferences, including IEEE TIFS, IEEE TDSC, ACM TOPS, IEEE TPDS, ACM TWEB, ACM/IEEE TON, IEEE TSC, IEEE COMST, ACM CCS, IEEE S&P, Usenix Security, NDSS, ACM AsiaCCS, ACM WiSec, ACM SACMAT, ACM MobiHoc, ACNS, IEEE ICDCS, and ESORICS. He is Editor in Chief for IEEE TIFS, Area Editor in Chief for IEEE COMST- Vehicular and Sensor Communications, and has been Associate Editor for several journals, including IEEE COMST, IEEE TIFS, IEEE TNSM, IEEE TDSC and Elsevier Computer Networks, 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 General Chair for several conferences, including SecureComm 2012, ACM SACMAT 2013, ACSN 2022 and TrustCom '22, and Program Chair for several conferences, including ICISS 2016, WiSec 2017, ACNS 2020, CANS 2021, CSS 2021, WiMob 2023 and ESORICS 2023.

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