Bio

Personal Data

Date of Birth: 26th, June
Place of Birth: Milan, ITALY (IT)
Citizenship: Italian
Mother tongue: Italian
Foreign Languages: English (Good), German (B.1)

Academic Experience

Currently I am a Postdoctoral Researcher (Project Assistant) at the Distributed Systems Group at Vienna University of Technology.

I got a Ph.D. from the Universitá della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Faculty of Informatics, under the supervision of Prof. Mauro Pezze’

I hold a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Department of Computer Science, and a M.Sc. (Magna Cum Laude) in Computer System Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (PdM).

I hold a B.Sc. in Computer System Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (PdM).

Thesis Co-Advising

I mentored and mentoring students during the development of their Thesis at Bachelor and Master level.

Improving elasticity testing using container-based virtualization
Author: Thomas Preissier
Advisor: Prof. Schahram Dustdar
Year: 2014
Note: Master Level, On Going

Mocking the cloud
Author:  Matthias Kapferer
Advisor: Prof. Schahram Dustdar
Note: Master Level, On Going

A virtualization-based approach for improving software portability testing 
Author:  Christian Kastner
Advisor: Prof. Schahram Dustdar
Note: Bachelor Level, On Going

A framework for self-adaptive controllers in the cloud
Author: Mario Bisignani
Advisor: Prof. Mauro Pezze’
Year: 2012
Note: Mario’s thesis was awarded with the first prize in the ATED-ICT Ticino content (Ated.ch)

Participations to Research Projects

RESERVOIR – FP 7 – European Project (2008 – 2011)
Complete Name: Resource and Service Virtualization without Barriers
Web Site: http://www.reservoir-fp7.eu/

SeCSE - European Project (2007)
Complete name: Service Centric System Engineering
Web Site: http://www.secse-pro ject.eu/

Employment Experience

2009 – 2010

Employer: Politecnico di Milano – end-use Efficency Research Group (eERG)
Description: development of a Web-based application for data collection and reporting within the Green Building Programme project.

2007 – 2009

Employer: Infront AMS – Near-live department
Description: development of a Web-based application for quality assurance of multimedia products.

2007

Employer: CEFRIEL
Description: development and design of a system to automatically negotiate QoS parameters in the context of elementary and composite web services, in the SeCSE EU Project.

2006 – 2007

Employer: MP Web
Description: Creation of multimedia products based on sport content, mainly Soccer, in near-live settings.

2004 – 2006

Employer: 5G Plus Asystel Associated
Description: monitoring production systems for financial and on-line trading, problem solving activities and first level support for market operators by UniCredit Banca Mobiliare.

2003 – 2004

Employer: A7 Events & Communications
Description: monitoring production systems for financial and on-line trading, problem solving activities and first level support for market operators by UniCredit Trading Lab.z