Dr. Massimo Violante

Dr. Massimo Violante received the MS and PhD from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where he is now Associate Professor. Prof. Violante main research topics are the design and validation of embedded system for safety- and mission-critical applications, with particular emphasis on the use of commercial off-the-shelf components like multicore processors and field programmable gate arrays in automotive and avionic applications. Prof. Violante published more than 150 papers in the area of testing and designing reliable embedded systems, and he co-authored two books. He served as program co-chair and general co-chair of the IEEE Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems for 2011 and 2012 and as Program Chair for the IEEE European Test Symposium for 2012.  Prof. Violante is scientific responsible of a number of research projects in the area of embedded systems for space, avionic and automotive applications in collaboration with European Space Agency, Thales Alenia Space, ITT Motion Technologies, CNH Industrial, and Magneti Marelli.