curriculum vitae

Cosimo Palazzo

(last update January-2019)
Rome 05-Gen-1982

BORN IN

Italian

NATIONALITY

Italian(native),
Spanish(fluent),
English(intermediate)

LANGUAGES

Car & Motorcycle

DRIVING LICENSE

CONTACTS
www.cosimopalazzo.com
www.cosimopalazzo.it

MY WEBSITE/PORTFOLIO

info.cosimo.palazzo@gmail.com

EMAIL ADDRESS

EDUCATION
Technical Institute Electronics and Telecommunications
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering - automation curriculum studies
M.Sc. Management & Automation Engineering - robotics & management curriculum studies
Ph.D. Computer Science & Automation - Modelling Risk in Highly Interdependent Systems
WORK EXPERIENCE
Dec/2016 - Today

Italian Company Foundation

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Italy

Sinfin (IT Company for Technological Innovation) provides engineering and consulting services with a high innovative, technical and technological level.

IoT Gataway-Based Home Automation software solution for Open-source hardware like Raspberry PI & Arduino.

Consulting service, IoT Sensors prototipation and IoT architecture design and development for an italian manufacturing electronics company (Naples).

Consulting service with a Senior IoT Architect solution professional profile in a medium-size italian comany (Rome).

Jun/2014 - Today

Università degli Studi di RomaTre - M·CIP Lab (Models for Critical Infrastructure Protection Laboratory)

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Italy

Via della Vasca Navale, 79, Rome, RM

Design and development of CISIApro: Software to design and modelling Highly Interdependent Complex Systems; Such a platform, through an evolutive simulation, is able to analyze faults propagation and performance degradation of systems composed by different heterogeneous and interdependent infrastructures taking into account different dimensions of reality like: Physical, Cyber, Geographical, Logical, Political, Economical and so on.

[2014-2015] European project FP7 - Cockpit CI (Cybersecurity on SCADA: risk prediction, analysis and reaction tools for Critical Infrastructures): Modeling critical infrastructures entities and interdependencies, Risk Analysis, Fault Analysis propagation, cascading effects, Risk-Informed Decision-Making and Risk Predictor design and development.

[2015-2016] European project CIPS - URANIUM (Unified Risk Assessment Negotiation via Interoperability Using Multi-sensor data): Case study desing, modeling Critical Infrastructures entities and interdependencies, Dynamic Risk Analysis, Fault Analysis propagation, Cascading Effects, Risk-Informed Decision-Making, design and development of Risk Predictor and Decision Support System for Civil Protection Emergency Management.

[2016-Today] European project Horizon 2020 - ATENA (Advanced Tools to assEss and mitigate the criticality of ICT compoNents and their dependencies over Critical InfrAstructures): Modeling Critical Infrastructures entities and interdependencies, Dynamic Risk Analysis, Fault Analysis propagation, Cascading Effects, Risk-Informed Decision-Making, design and development of Risk Predictor and Decision Support System for Electrical Grid reconfiguration.

[2018-Today] European project Horizon 2020 - RESISTO (RESIlience enhancement and risk control platform for communication infraSTructure Operators): Modeling Critical Infrastructures entities and interdependencies, Dynamic Risk Analysis, Fault Analysis propagation, Cascading Effects, Risk-Informed Decision-Making, design and development of Risk Predictor and Decision Support System for Electrical Grid reconfiguration.

Didactical support for the course "Large-Scale Distribuited Critical Infrastructures" of Prof.Stefano Panzieri

Didactical support for thesis in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering degree.
Projects Keywords: Critical Infrastructures, Internet of Things (IoT & IIoT), Embedded Systems, Industrial and Mobile Robotics, Finite-State Machine (FSM).

Mar/2015 - Apr/2015

University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome

[1 month]

Italy

Via Alvaro del Portillo, 21, Rome, RM

Didactical support for the course "Automatic Controls" of Prof.Setola Roberto: realized and teaching the course.

Keywords: Microcontrollers, Actuators, Sensors, Electronic prototyping, Finite-State Machine (FSM).

2012 - 2013

University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome - Coserity Lab (Complex Systems & Security Lab)

[~6 months]

Italy

Via Alvaro del Portillo, 21, Rome, RM

Risk Prediction, Fault Detection and Isolation for water distribution systems.

European project CIPS - FACIES (Online identification of Failure and Attack on interdependent Critical InfrastructurES): Modeling Critical Infrastructures entities and interdependencies, Dynamic Risk Analysis, Fault Analysis propagation, Cascading Effects, design and development of Risk Predictor.

Technologies: SCADA system, PLC system, C/C++ & CISIA Framework, National Instruments software and hardware, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, SQL, javascript and jQuery.

Keywords: Control Theory, FDI (Fault Detection and Isolation), Neural Network, MHR approach (Mixed Holistic Reductionist) for critical infrastructures modeling, Graph search algorithms.

2012 - 2014

Semantica - CoFounder & Product Manager (Startup)

[~2 years]

Italy

Design, development and management of a web platform based on semantic algorithms able to analyze comments present on different social platforms by examining sentences structure.
Furthermore, Semantica platform provides words frequency analysis, graphical reports, statistical analysis and influencers ranking based on positive and negative sentiment recongition.

Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, PHP, SQL, No-SQL(MongoDB), javascript and jQuery.

Keywords: Machine Learning, Data Mining, Sentiment Analysis, Web Usability 2.0., User Experience(UX).

End project reasons: Wrong market strategies; Team gone wrong.

2010

UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) - DISAM (División de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automática Departamento de Automática)

[~5 months]

Spain

Madrid, c/ José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2

Development of a simulator and an editor of 3D worlds (CAD) for Mobile Robotics.

Technologies: C/C++, OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) & GLUT (OpenGL Utility Toolkit).

Keywords: Object-oriented programming, Robots kinematics (matrix algebra), collision detection algorithms.

2008 - 2009

Rio de la Plata Kft (dulce del leche production company)

[~1 year]

Hungary

1067 – Budapest, Csengery u. 76

International company mediation in the import-export of food products from Italy to Hungary. Conduced market research and external relations. Mediation and resolution of problems inherent in deliveries of large quantities of food jars with the Italian company "Vetreria Etrusca".

2007 - 2008

Mexado - CoFounder (Web-Platform)

[~1 year 6 months]

Italy

Design, development and management of a web platform for sending personalized Bulk SMS messages for mobile advertising, events organization and commercial products promotion. International purchasing and relationship with TELCO and customers.

Technologies: HTML, PHP, CSS and javascript.

End project reasons: Emergence of facebook; Wrong market strategies; Platform sold to third parties.

2002 - 2007

Ve.Da Srl. (Real Estate Firm)

Italy

Worked in administrative management and customer relations.

RESEARCH GROUPS EXPERIENCES
2014 - Today

University: Università degli Studi di RomaTre - Italy, Rome

Research Group: M-CIP Lab. (Models for Critical Infrastructure Protection Laboratory).

Head: Prof. Stefano Panzieri.

2013 - 2014

University: Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma - Italy, Rome

Research Group: Coserity Lab (Complex Systems & Security Lab).

Head: Prof. Roberto Setola.

2010

University: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - Spain, Madrid

Research Group: Intelligent Control, UPM - DISAM.

Head: Prof. Diego Rodriguez-Losada.

OTHER WORKS

IoT Gateway-Based architecture and Smart IoT Monitoring Box design and deploy.

Keywords: Sensor Fusion, Microcontrollers programming, Electronics & PCB prototyping, Cloud Data, Web Platform.

USB keystroke injection tool, disguised as a generic flash drive, able to recognize OS and automatically select tree injection strategies.

Keywords: Microcontrollers programming.

Desing and Development of a low-cost Stewart platform.

Keywords: Microcontrollers programming, Inverse and Direct Kinematics.

3D Printer [model:Prusa i3] - FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) construction.

Keywords: 3D Printing, Microcontrollers programming, Thermoplastic filament (PLA, ABS, PET, TPU).

Desing and Development of a measuring instrument Laser Range Finder and Sonar for the detection of distance measures even in multi-agent environment through the signal Laser synchronization.

Keywords: Sensor Fusion, Kalman Filter, Curve Fitting.

Desing and Development of two Low-Cost mobile robots for testing localization algorithms. The robots were exposed to different events in the engineering department of Roma Tre and were exhibited at the first edition of the Maker Faire in Rome.

Keywords: Microcontrollers programming, Sensor Fusion, Electronics prototyping.

Water Distribution Low-Cost Testbed for Critical Infrastructures simulation and emulation.

Keywords: Sensor Fusion, Microcontrollers programming.

Desing and Development of two Low-Cost mobile robots for testing localization algorithms. The robots were exposed to different events in the engineering department of Roma Tre and were exhibited at the first edition of the Maker Faire in Rome.

Keywords: Sensor Fusion, Microcontrollers programming.

Simulation of Fuzzy Algorithms for Point-to-Point Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robotics.

Keywords: Sensor Fusion, Microcontrollers programming, Fuzzy Techniques.

Simulation and Analysis of heuristics for the Job-Shop Problem.

Keywords: Operational research, Scheduling Techniques, C/C++ Programming.

SKILLS
CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
  • Fault Propagation & Cascading Effects Modelling
  • Dependencies and interdependencies CI Modelling
  • Highly Interdependent Complex System Design & Modelling
  • Risk Predictor
  • MHR (Mixed Holistic Reductionist) modelling technics
  • Decision Support Systems Design & Deploy
MANAGEMENT
  • Project Management
  • Risk Analysis (Classic & Dynamic)
  • Risk-Informed Decision-Making
  • Decision-Making (Support Models and Methods)
  • Industrial Economics
  • Industrial Production Management
  • Economics and Business Organization
  • Operational Research
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Logistics Optimization and Scheduling
  • Change Managment
ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION
  • Automatic Controls
  • Industrial Automation
  • SCADA & PLC sistems (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Schneider, Beckhoff)
  • Networks and Automation Systems
  • Models and methods for simulation
  • Electronics and Electrical
  • Fuzzy Control
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Control Systems Theory
  • Measurements and identification for dynamic systems
  • Autonomous Robotics and Sensor Fusion
  • Digital Control
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Fault Detection and Isolation
  • Microcomputer Programming: Raspberry PI, Intel Galileo & Edison and others
  • Microcontrollers Programming: Arduino, Parallax, MR-C3024 and others
  • Wide knowledge of sensors and actuators
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Software Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Finite-State Machine (FSM)
  • Microcontrollers-Oriented Programming
  • C/C++
  • Java
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Matlab
  • LabVIEW (NI CORE I, CORE II, REAL-TIME I certification)
  • SQL & No-SQL(MongoDB)
  • ActionScript 2.0
  • Ladder Logic (PLC programming)
  • Assembler
OS
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Linux Debian
WEB DEVELOPMENT
PHP 85%
HTML5 & CSS3 80%
javascript & jQuery 70%
SQL 60%
No-SQL (MongoDB) 50%
Graphic design & UX 45%
INTERESTS & HOBBIES

SPORTS: JuDo (2°Dan - obtained for sporting merits) | JuJitsu (2°Dan) | Philippine Kali Istukada | Ancient Fencing | SCUBA Diving (Advanced Open Water, Dive Medic patents) | Snowboard

HOBBIES: Old Books ('700,' 800, '900) Collection & Reading | Domotics, Home Automation & IoT | 3D Printing | Electronics Prototyping | Robotics Humanoid & Mobile | Gemology | Herbal Medicine | Travels & Foreign Cultures

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