Prof. Ernesto Damiani

Director, Information Security Center, Khalifa University Center for Cyber Physical Systems (C2PS), UAE

Ernesto Damiani is Full Professor at Università degli Studi di Milano, Senior Director of Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute and Director of Center for Cyber Physical Systems (C2PS) within the Khalifa University, leader of the Big Data area at Etisalat British Telecom Innovation Center, and President of the Consortium of Italian Computer Science Universities (CINI). He is also part of the ENISA Ad-Hoc Working Group on Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity, where he serves as Rapporteur.

According to DBLP (March 2021), Ernesto Damiani has authored 141 journal papers, 339 refereed articles in proceedings of international conferences, and published 57 books and chapters as an author or editor. According to Google Scholar, Ernesto’s work has been cited more than 18,400 times and his h-index is 57; 293 of his papers have at least 10 citations. On Scopus he has 622 documents and more than 7,180 total citations by more than 5,700 documents. His Scopus h-index is 36. With 549 publications listed on DBLP, he is considered among the most prolific European computer scientists.

His areas of interest include cyber-physical systems, Big Data Analytics, Edge/Cloud security and performance, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning. Ernesto Damiani has pioneered model-driven data analytics. Ernesto has been a recipient of the Stephen Yau Award from the Service Society, of the Outstanding contributions Award from IFIP TC2, of the Chester-Sall Award from IEEE IES, and of a doctorate honoris causa from INSA – Lyon (France) for his contribution to Big Data teaching and research.



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