Paolo Atzeni – Agenzia per la Cybersicurezza Nazionale
/ National Cybersecurity Agency of Italy
Paolo Atzeni is Director for Skill and Competence Development at the National Cybersecurity Agency. He is on leave of absence from Università Roma Tre, where he has been Database Professor since 1992 and was Vice-Rector for Education (2017-2022) and Head of the Department of Engineering (from 2012-2017). He received his Dr. Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering from Università di Roma « La Sapienza » in 1980. Before joining Università Roma Tre, he was with IASI-CNR in Rome, then a faculty member at Università di Napoli and later a professor at Università di Roma La Sapienza. He also had visiting appointments at the University of Toronto, at Università dell’Aquila and at Microsoft Research.
He has worked on various topics in the database field, including relational database theory, conceptual models and design tools, deductive databases, databases and the Web, model management, cooperation of database systems. He is the founder of the database group at Roma Tre, which includes six faculty members and various postdocs and students. They collaborate with various groups in Italy and abroad, on topics that include data models, data warehouses, data in the Web world.
He was Vicepresident of the VLDB Endowment and President of the EDBT Association as well as President of GII, the Association of Computer Engineering Professors in Italy.