I am an associate professor in the Dipartimento di Matematica e
Informatica of the University of Catania.
Here you can find some information about me and my research.
joining the University of Catania as a faculty, I used to be
a full time researcher at the French CNRS.
In particular, I had the pleasure (and the honor) to be part of the Crypto Team,
at the Laboratoire d’Informatique de l’Ecole
Normale Supérieure, in
I did both
my graduate and my undergraduate
studies at the University
During my Ph.D. I spent more than two years in
My advisor was Rosario Gennaro from IBM.
My research interests are focused in Cryptography, mainly distributed protocols, digital signatures and encryption schemes.