Curriculum

Roberto DE PRISCO Curriculum

Roberto De Prisco is Associate Professor of Computer Science (INF/01) at the University of Salerno.

Roberto holds the following degrees:
1991: "Laurea in Scienze dell'Informazione" from the University of Salerno.
1997: SM (Master of Science) in "Electrical Engineering and Computer Science", from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.
1998: "Dottorato in Matematica Applicata ed Informatica", from the University of Naples.
2000: PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in "Electrical Engineering and Computer Science", from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.
2007: "Diploma di Pianoforte", from the Music Conservatory G.Martucci of Salerno.

Currently he teaches the following classes at the University of Salerno:
- Computer Music
- Computer Networks
he has taught the following classes
- Network Security
- Algorithms and Data Structures
- Distributed Algorithms
- Laboratory of Operating Systems
He has also been Teaching Assistant for the Introduction to Algorithms class for Proff. C.E. Leiserson, S. Goldwasser and B. Maggs at MIT in 1996 and 1998.

Roberto has participated and regularly participates in professional
activities, such as
- General Chair for the following international conferences: DISC 2003 and SCN (2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012).
- Guest Editor for a special issue of Computer Networks (Elsevier): "Algorithmic Problems in Distributed Systems", 2007 .
- Member of the program committee for several international conferences and workshops (es. IEEE-WCCI 2013, IEEE-WCCI 2012, SIROCCO 2008, WMAN 2005, DNS 2004, DISC 2003, SIROCCO 2000).
- Referee for papers submitted to international journals (such as Designs Codes and Cryptography, Distributed Computing, Discrete Applied Mathematics, IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering, Information Processing Letters, Theoretical Computer Science) and conferences (such as IEEE-WCCI, DSN, PODC, DISC, ICALP, WDAG, SIROCCO).

He has been a research scientist for Akamai Technologies (USA) from 1998 through 2001 where he worked on a distributed system for the collection of very large amount of data. He currently collaborates on Internet related projects with scientists at Akamai.
In 1998 he has been a member of the Secure Systems Research Department at AT&T Labs-Research, Florham Park, NJ.

Roberto has several research interests which can be roughly classified into the following areas:
- Computer Music
- Distributed system and algorithms
- Internet
- Algorithms and data structure
- Cryptography and Security
- Data compression

He has been author or coauthor of more than 50 scientific publications in international journals and conferences. He has translated and edited the Italian version of the textbook "Reti di Calcolatori". He has been editor of the proceedings of the international conference SCN (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012) and for a special issue on algorithmic problems in distributed system for the journal Computer Networks.