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Member of Interdepartmental Center (SmartData@PoliTO - Big Data and Data Science Laboratory)

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Ms in Electronic Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, 1987), PhD in Computer and System Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, 1992).

Researcher (Politecnico di Torino, 1995-1998), Associate Professor (Politecnico di Torino, 1998-2003), Full Professor of Computer Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, 2004-). Expert in formal methods applied to computer protocol engineering, software engineering, computer networks, distributed systems and cyber-security. Autthor or co-author of 120+ scientific publications. Google Scholar Metrics: 2500+ citations, h-index 22, i-10 index 52.

Group Leader of the "NetGroup" research group, Department of Control and Computer Engineering, Politecnico di Torino.

"Professional Member ACM " (1999-), "Senior Member ACM" (2010-).

(Area 0009 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0002-3142-2383
Scopus Author ID: 56262800500
WoS ResearcherID: I-8803-2012
Google Scholar ID: https://scholar.google.it/citations?user=qLTxTQkAAAAJ
ResearchGate ID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Riccardo-Sisto
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE6_6 - Algorithms, distributed, parallel and network algorithms, algorithmic game theory PE6_2 - Computer systems, parallel/distributed systems, sensor networks, embedded systems, cyber-physical systems PE6_5 - Cryptology, security, privacy, quantum crypto PE6_3 - Software engineering, operating systems, computer languages PE6_4 - Theoretical computer science, formal methods, and quantum computing


Network security Security automation Security protocols
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments

Awards and Honors

  • High Honor Paper Award at IEEE AINA conferred by IEEE Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (2004)
  • IEEE HPSR Best Paper Award Finalist conferred by IEEE (2014)
  • ICICS Best Demo Award conferred by International Conference on Information and Communications Security (ICICS) (2022)

Editorial boards

  • ELECTRONICS (2020-), Editorial board member


  • IEEE 1st International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry (RTSI), Program chair

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore Ordinario at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (24/3/2014-12/4/2014)
  • Professore Ordinario at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (24/3/2014-12/4/2014)