He is Full Professor in Computer Engineering at University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. He has previously been Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering and Researcher at Sapienza, University of Rome.
He received the Laurea degree (MS level) in Electronic Engineering in 1995 and the PhD degree in Computer Engineering in 1999 from Sapienza University of Rome.
His research interests include distributed systems and protocols, middleware platforms, parallel/distributed and federated simulation systems, parallel computing, fault-tolerance, transactional systems, and Web-based systems. In these areas, he has been an author of more than 120 technical articles, and gained four best paper awards.
He has acted as CINI/Sapienza coordinator within several EU and international/national projects.