Prof. Dr. Massimo Villari

Dr. Massimo Villari received his PhD in 2003 Computer Science School of Engineering and the Laurea degree (bachelor’s degree + masters) in 1999 in Electronic Engineering, University of Messina, Italy. Since 2006 he is an Aggregate Professor at University of Messina. He is actively working as IT Security and Distributed Systems Analyst in cloud computing, virtualization and Storage for the European Union Projects ”RESERVOIR” and "VISION-CLOUD". Previously, he was an academic advisor of STMicroelectronics, help an internship  in Cisco Systems, in Sophia Antipolis, and worked on the MPEG4IP and IPv6-NEMO projects. He investigated issues related with user mobility and security, in wireless and ad hoc and sensor networks. He is IEEE member. Currently he is strongly involved on EU Future Internet initiatives, specifically Cloud Computing and Security in Distributed Systems. His main research interests include virtualization, migration, security, federation, and autonomic systems. Cloud Architect @ UniMe: CLEVER 
In UniMe - Engineering Faculty, he teaches Java Object Oriented Programming and Database courses.

Editor of IGI Global Book on Cloud: Link

Publications on Cloud: Link

Award Papers on Cloud: 

Evaluating an Open Source eXtensible Resource Identifier Naming System for Cloud Computing Environments Published on Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Evolving Internet, INTERNET 2011 June 19-24, 2011 – Luxembourg

Invited Speaker on Cloud Computing:

M. Villari - Cooperating Clouds: new Business Models and Opportunities. Workshop on Future Internet NIMS, Daejeon, Korea., , 16-18 December 2011. Link

M. Villari - The RESERVOIR Project possible Standardization Hints. Session on Standards Symposium. The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE Cloud 2010),
Miami, Florida, USA, July 2010. Link

M. Villari - Security and Cloud: RESERVOIR's Vision. Future Generation Computer Systems, 2010. Presentations FIA - NESSIValenciaApril 12-16, 2010. Link

M. Villari - New Cloud Computing Challenges: The Security Impact In The Social World. ZISC Workshop on Security in Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing, Invited Speaker ETH - Zurich, Switzerland, 10-12 September 2009 

M. Villari - Setting Up A Security Infrastructure At The University Of Messina: Practice And Experience. Networking Conference on Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association (TERENA 2008) Bruges, 19-22 May 2008 Link

Cloud Moderator:
M. Villari, New Challenges and Opportunities in Cloud Computing ComputationWorld 2010, Lisbon (Link):
Goran Martinović, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
Arun K. Misra, MNNIT Allahabad, India
Yong Woo Lee, The University of Seoul, South Korea
Wolfgang Gentzsch, EU Project DEISA & Board of Directors of OGF, Germany