Major Projects

  • 2018-2019: ROSE - Research on Open SRv6 Ecosystem.
    Sponsor: grant n. 2017-166478 (3696) from Cisco University Research Program Fund and Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
    Contractor: National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT).
    Role: Co-PI.

  • 2018: Development of secure connectors, secure data-collection mechanisms, and API for a user-to-machine application for Industry 4.0.
    Sponsor: Sygest S.r.l.
    Contractor: FUTURE TECHNOLOGY LAB research center of the University of Parma.
    Role: PI.

  • 2017-2018: Study, design, and development of security mechanisms for a virtualized ecosystem in high scalability.
    Sponsor: Jiko Group, Inc. (New York, USA).
    Contractor: National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT).
    Role: PI.

  • 2017: Design and development of a mobile application for the management of machinery components with 2D and 3D visualization.
    Sponsor: Sygest S.r.l.
    Contractor: National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT).
    Role: PI.

  • 2016: Superfluidity: A super-fluid, cloud-native, converged edge system.
    Sponsor: European Commission, Call H2020-ICT-2014-2.
    Participants: CNIT, Alcatel-Lucent France, Alcatel-Lucent Israel, British Telecommunications, Bytemobile European Development Center, E-Blink, Intel R&D Ireland, NEC Europe, ONAPP Limited, ALTICE Labs, Red Hat Israel, Teclaria Ideas, Telefonica Investigation y Desarrollo, Unified Streming, Ben-Gurion University of Negev, University of Liege, Technische Universitaet Dresden, Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti.
    Role: Contribution to WPs.

  • 2016: Design and development of a mobile application for the management of mechanical spare parts with 2D and 3D visualization.
    Sponsor: Sygest S.r.l.
    Contractor: National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT).
    Role: PI.

  • 2014-2016: Study and experimentation of IoT network solutions based Power Line Carrier (PLC) communications.
    Sponsor: Bertel S.p.A.
    Contractor: National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT).
    Role: PI.

  • 2011-2014: CALIPSO: Connect All IP-based Smart Objects.
    Sponsor: European Commission, Call FP7-ICT-2011-7.
    Participants: Thales Communications & Security Sas, The Walt Disney Company (switzerland), WorldSensing, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Universita Degli Studi di Parma, CISCO Systems International, Swedish Institude of Computer Science (SICS), Universite Joseph Fourier Grenoble, Institut Polytechnique De Grenoble.
    Role: WP leader. Analysis of security issues and design of a proper security architecture and corresponding mechanisms.

  • 2012: Design and development of a Knowledge Management System (KMS) platform.
    Sponsor: Almaviva S.p.A.
    Contractor: Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Parma.
    Role: PI.

  • 2011-2012: OFELIA: OpenFlow in Europe: Linking Infrastructure and Applications.
    Sponsor: European Commission, Call FP7.
    Participants: European Center For Information And Communication Technologies GMBH, Iminds Vzwbelgium, Fundacao De Apoio A Universidade De Sao Paulo, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Technische Universitat Berlin, ADVA Optical Networking, Deutsche Telekom, Fundacio Privada I2cat, Centre Tecnologic De Telecomunicacions De Catalunya, CNIT, Create-Net, Instituto De Telecomunicacoes, NEC Europe, Lancaster University, University Of Bristol, The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, ADVA Optical Networking.
    Role: Contribution to WPs. Design and development of an OpenFlow-based Information Centric Networking (ICN) solution.

  • 2007-2009: Peer-to-peeR beyOnd FILE Sharing (PROFILES).
    Sponsor: Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), Call PRIN 2006: Participants: Università degli Studi di Trento, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Università degli Studi di Torino, Università degli Studi di Parma, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Università degli Studi di Pisa, Università degli Studi di Catania.
    Role: PI for the University of Parma.

  • 2007: Study, feasibility analysis, and development of innovative voice-over-IP (VoIP) services.
    Sponsor: Simple S.p.A.
    Contractor: Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Parma.
    Role: PI.

  • 2006-2007: DISCREET: Discreet Service Provision for Smart Enviroments.
    Sponsor: European Commission, Call FP6-2004-IST-4.
    Participants: Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni - CNIT (IT), CEA-LETI (FR), National Technical University of Athens - (ICCS)(GR), University of Munich(DE), University of Surrey (UK), Eyeled (DE), Starbeam (IT), Baker & McKenzie (IT), Cocalis & Psarras (GR).
    Role: Contribution to WPs. Analysis and design of a secure middleware for establishing VoIP and multimedia sessions based on the SIP protocol.

  • 2005-2007: Strumenti Telematici per l’Interoperabilità nelle reti di imprese: Logistica digitale integrata per l’Emilia Romagna (STIL).
    Sponsor: Regione Emilia-Romagna, Program “Piano Telematico Regionale”.
    Participants: ASTER, Università di Bologna, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Università di Parma, Democenter, Centro Servizi per l’Innovazione, GRUPPO PRO, GRUPPO SISTEMA, Harimann Consulting & Technologies, North Italy Communications, Piacenza Intermodale, S.A.T.A.
    Role: Scientific Supervisor for the communication security (WP4.1).

  • 2004-2006: ToWards Enhancing 802.11 support of differentiated service LeVEls (TWELVE).
    Sponsor: Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), Call PRIN 2004.
    Participants: Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Università di Palermo, Università di Perugia, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Università di Parma, Università di Pisa, Università of Trento, Politecnico di Torino.
    Role: PI for the University of Parma.

  • 2004-2006: Cooperative Remote Interconnected Measurement Systems Over Networks (CRIMSON).
    Sponsor: Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), Call PRIN 2004: Participants: Università di Genova, Politecnico di Torino, Università di Padova, Università di Bologna, Università di Parma.
    Role: Contribution to WPs. Local Supervisor for research activities on QoS and P2P communication protocols.

  • 2004-2006: Integrazione e Servizi per la Banda Larga: scrivania distribuita per la pubblica amministrazione (INSEBALA).
    Sponsor: Regione Emilia-Romagna, Program “Piano Telematico Regionale”.
    Participants: CNIT (UdR di Ferrara, UdR di Bologna, UdR di Modena e Reggio Emilia, UdR Parma), Eurocom, eWings, Tekmar, TECNOTEL, Digicittà Albacom.Amps, Tre.A.web.
    Role: Scientific Supervisor of voice-over-IP services (WP7) and dissemination (WP9).

  • 2004-2006: Servizi Ubiquitari MultiMediali per l’Innovazione Tecnologica e Telematica (SUMMIT).
    Sponsor: Regione Emilia-Romagna, Program “Piano Telematico Regionale”.
    Participants: Cineca, CNIT, CNR, Digicittà, UniBO, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli.
    Role: Contribution to WPs. Local Supervisor for research activities on design and development of P2P communication protocols.

  • 2005: SIMPLICITY: Secure, Internet-able, Mobile Platforms Leading Citizens Towards Simplicity.
    Sponsor: European Commission, Call FP6.
    Participants: Consorzio Università Industria - Laboratori di radiocomunicazioni (IT), DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH (DE), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (DE), Institute of Communication and Computer Systems of the National Technical University of Athens (GR), Siemens Aktiengesellschaft (DE), Siemens Business Services GmbH & Co. OHG (DE), TriaGnoSys GmbH (DE), Telecom Italia Learning Services S.P.A. (IT), Technical Research Centre of Finland (FL), Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich (AT).
    Role: Contribution to WPs.

  • 2004-2005: Design and development of signaling procedures for supporting innovative call services though the SIP protocol.
    Sponsor: PointerCom S.p.A.
    Contractor: Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Parma.
    Role: PI.

  • 2001-2002: Transport Protocol and Resource Management for Mobile Satellite Networks (LLTP).
    Sponsor: European Space Agency (ESA).
    Participants: CNIT, Marconi, Etnoteam.
    Role: Contribution to WPs. Local Supervisor of the design and development of QoS and Resouce Management mechanisms and corresponding APIs.

  • 2000-2002: Tecniche per il controllo della qualità di servizio in reti IP multi-dominio (NEBULA).
    Sponsor: Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), Call PRIN 2000.
    Participants: Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Università di Bologna, Politecnico di Milano, Università di Milano, Università di Pisa, Università di Genova.
    Role: Contribution to WPs.

  • 1999-2001: Robust modulation and coding for satellite personal communications systems - phase 2 (ROBMOD-2).
    Sponsor: European Space Agency (ESA).
    Participants: Space Engineering, Coritel, Ascom (Switzerland), IMST (Germany).
    Role: Local Supervisor of design and development activities.

  • 1998-1999: ELISA: European Experiment on the Linkage between Internet Integrated Services and ATM.
    Sponsor: European Commission, Program ACTS.
    Participants: Siemens, Deutsche Telekom, Topologix, GMD Fokus e Tecnical University of Dresden (Germany), National Technical University of Athens (Greece), Telefónica (Spain), GMD Fokus (Germany), Coritel (Italy), Siemens ungherese e Technical University of Budapest (Hungary).
    Role: Contribution to WPs.