Angelo Capossele joins IOTA Foundation as a new Senior Research Scientist. He is interested in applied cryptography, Internet of Things, security and privacy and received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy, in 2014 and contributed to these research topics with several publications in scientific leading venues and participation to European research projects.

Angelo designed and developed security solutions focused on the protection of national critical infrastructures from cyber threats and collaborated with companies and research centres to help design novel technologies. He worked on different verticals such as smart cities, digital manufacturing and creative industry, touching a wide spectrum of web technologies and programming languages.

On joining IOTA

I have a passion for creating and building innovative, secure, and most importantly, open and inclusive applications. I am also curious and keen to take risks when walking towards the unknown. I think IOTA Foundation has done and is doing exactly this. Proving that, creative and non-traditional ways to shape open and transparent relations among things and people, can lead the way to an efficient and working solution. I am excited to be part of IF team and ready to help improving a very solid core.

Angelo is a computer scientist specialized in security protocols and applied cryptography, who has done some awesome work with IoT and underwater networks. His background and experience compliments our research team skill set and will be of great value to the IOTA project. Give him a warm welcome!

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