Simon Pietro Romano

Professore Ordinario di Network Security alla Federico II

Simon Pietro Romano is a Full Professor in the “Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology” at the University of Napoli Federico II. He teaches computer networks, computer architectures, network security, and Web and Real Time Communication Systems. He is also the co-founder of Meetecho, a startup and university spin-off dealing with scalable video streaming and WebRTC-based unified collaboration, as well as of SECSI (SECurity Solutions for Innovation), that focuses on network security. He actively participates in IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) standardization activities, mainly in the Applications and Real Time (ART) area. Simon Pietro Romano conducts research activities in the field of networking since 1998. He is the Director of the CINI (Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica) laboratories in Naples. Simon Pietro Romano has a long track of participations in R&D projects, both at the national and at the international level. He has recently been the Principal Investigator within the SHINE (Secure Hybrid In Network caching Environment) project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA). He currently leads the CINI research unit in three ESA-funded projects.