Short Bio

Gianpiero Costantino got his bachelor degree in 2005 and the master degree in 2007 at University of Catania. From November 2007 to March 2011 he was Ph.D. student at University of Catania and he conducted his studies on Trust, Collaboration and Power-Saving within Mobile Ad hoc networks. From January 2010 to April 2010, Dr. Costantino visited the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge (UK) as Ph.D. visiting student supervised by Prof. Jon Crowcroft. From January 2011 to August 2015, he was Post Doc. Researcher at the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) within the Security group. Since September 2015 he is a Researcher at IIT-CNR and his research involves Security and Privacy aspects within Automotive, Opportunist Networks, Fog and Cloud Computing, IoT and also he works on new business model for Social Web Services.
In 2013 he worked for the European ICT Labs project - Trust in the Cloud. From 2013 to 2015 he has provided his experience in Trust, Security and Privacy techniques for the Secure! project. In 2015, Dr. Gianpiero Costantino has been also involved in the FP7 Coco Cloud project to provide his expertise in the Work Package 4. Also, he has been elected to manage the cloud hardware architecture for the Coco Cloud project ---WP6---. In 2015. Dr. Gianpiero Costantino has been responsible for the cloud infrastructure of the EIT ICT Labs project HC@WORKS.

Workshop Organizeer

STRIVE 2018, The 1st International Workshop on Safety, securiTy, and pRivacy In automotiVe systEms. Affiliated workshop with SAFECOMP 2018

SPCLOUD 2018, The 7th International Workshop on Security, Privacy and Performance in Cloud Computing. Affiliated workshop with HPCS 2018

Some Presentations

LoSeRO: A Locality Sensitive Routing Protocol in Opportunistic Networks , The 31st ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing

Towards a Usage Control based Video Surveillance Framework, International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing

Executing private data operations using Homomorphic Encryption. Workshop on Security Frameworks (WSF 2015)

Privacy-Preserving Energy-Reading for SmartMeter. International Conference On Smart homes and health Telematics (ICOST 2015)

Design and Development of a Facebook Application to Raise Privacy Awareness. International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP 2015)

Privacy-Preserving Mobility-Casting in Opportunistic Networks. Privacy, Security and Trust (PST 2014)

Using Incentives to Analyze Social Web Services’ Behaviors. The 7th International Workshop on Personalization and Context-Awareness in Cloud and Service Computing (PCS 2014)

Reputation-based Composition of Social Web Services. International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2014)

An implementation of secure two-party computation for smartphones with application to privacy- preserving interest-cast. Privacy, Security and Trust (PST 2012)


Location-based Routing for Opportunistic Networks. International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2015)

Other skills

Programming languages are also part of my skills. I can code using JAVA, C, C++, Python, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, TCL, OTCL, Unix Script. I have practical skills in SQL and DBMS like MySQL and PostgreSQL. I have a strong knowledge on Apache Server and Apache TomCat, and how to configure and manages servers using VMware vSphere Esxi and VMware Esxi Client software.