Research and Development for: extending IaaS/PaaS mechanisms and policies to the Internet of Things (e.g., Edge computing)
Antonio Puliafito is full professor of computer engineering at the University of Messina, Italy.
His interests include distributed systems, networking, IoT and Cloud computing.
He is acting as an expert in ICT for the European Commission since 1998.
He is currently the President of the Centre on Information Technologies at University of Messina.
He participated in several European projects such as Reservoir, Vision, CloudWave and Beacon.
He has contributed in the development of several tools such as WebSPN, ArgoPerformance, GS3 and Stack4Things.
He is member of the National Center for Informatics in Italy (CINI) management board, and Head of the CINI Smart Cities National Lab.
He is in charge of the #SmartME crowdfunding initiative, to develop a smart city infrastructure in the city of Messina.
He is author and co-author of more than 400 scientific papers.
He is co-founder of the SmartMe.io (http://smartme.io) academic spin-off.