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Research Interests
  • Blockchain technology
    • Bitcoin Transaction graph analysis
    • Blockchains Applications
    • Blockchain based Access Contro Systems
  • Distributed online social networks
  • Social network analysis
Editorial Board
Invited Talks
Workshops Chairmanship and Track Organizations
Program Commette Memebership
Program Commette member of:
  • Publicity Co-chair of  MMVE 2011,the 4th International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments at the 10th IEEE International Symposium on Haptic Audio-Visual Environments and Games (HAVE 2011), Oct. 14-17, 2011 Nanchang, JiangXi Province, China,  
  • 15th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, IMSA 2011, Washington, May 16-18, 2011
  • 10th  IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Networks, PDCN 2011, Innsbruck, February 2011
  • DISIO 2011 Second DIstributed SImulation& Online Gaming (DISIO), Barcelona, Spain, March 21 th 2011
  • MMVE 2010, The 3nd International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual environments at ACM International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, 17-19 November 2010, Taipei, Taiwan
  • DISIO 2010, First DIstributed SImulation & Online Gaming (DISIO), Torremolinos, Spain, March 15 th, 2010, at the 3rd International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques
  • Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, AfricaIMSA 2010, March 15-17, 2010, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • 8th IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks, PDCN 2009, Innsbruck, Austria, February 17-18 2009
  • MMVE 2009, The 2nd International Conference on Massively Multiuser Virtual environments at IEEE Virtual Reality 2009, MArch 15th, 2009, Lafayette, Lousiana, USA
  • 13th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, IMSA 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, August 17-19, 2009
  • 12th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, IMSA 2008, Kailua-Kona. Hawaii, USa, August 18-20, 2008
Awards
Past PhD Thesis Advisor
  • Luca Genovali - "A Voronoi Based Framework for the Definition of P2P Distributed Virtual Environments", IMT, Lucca,   July 2009.
  • Emanuele Carlini "Combining Peer-to-Peer and Cloud Computing for Large Scale On-line Games", IMT, Lucca,  December 2012.
  • Barbara Guidi "P2P architectures for Distributed Online Social Networks", Università degli Studi di Pisa, December 2015.
  • Davide Mascitti, "Opportunistic Service Provisioning in Mobile Clouds of Users' Personal Devices", Università degli Studi di Pisa, 2016.
  • Alessandro Lulli, "Distributed Graph Processing: Algorithms And Applications", 2017
  • Andrea De Salve "Preserving privacy of contents in Decentralized Online Social Networks" Dipartimento di Informatica, 2017. La tesi si è classificata al secondo posto per il Premio Tesi "Innovare la sicurezza delle Informazioni" indetto da Clusit.
  • Damiano Di Francesco Maesa, "Blockchain Applications: Bitcoin and BeyondDipartimento di Informatica, 2018.
Current PhD Thesis Advisor
  • Andrea Michienzi - 2017-2020
  • Mohsin Ur Rahman - 2017 - 2020
  • Adrian Spataru - 2016 - 2019 - West University of Timisoara - Cotutela
Reviewer for Journals/Conferences
  • IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking
  • IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Future Generation Computing Systems
  • Peer to Peer Networking and Applications
Past and Current Grants