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Dr Paolo Falcarin

Reader in Computer Science

Head of the Software Systems Engineering (SSE) research group

    Dr Paolo Falcarin is a Reader in Computer Science at the University of East London. He was awarded his PhD in Software Engineering in 2004, and MEng in Computer Engineering in 2000 from Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy), where he worked as a research associate before joining UEL in 2010.

    Paolo is leading the Software Systems Engineering research group, and his research interests include Software Protection and Security, Software and Systems Modelling, and Service Oriented Computing.

    Paolo has been Principal Investigator for UEL in the European FP7 project ASPIRE (Advanced Software Protection: Integration Research and Exploitation) jointly with six companies and universities from across Europe.

    Paolo spent a sabbatical research leave in 2012 at Centre for Research on Evolution Search and Testing (CREST) in the Computer Science department at UCL (University College London). He has been visiting lecturer at Tongji University of Shanghai in 2009 and Hangzhou Dianzi university in 2016, and visiting researcher at ETH Zurich in 2003.

    Paolo is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an Oracle Certified Professional Java programmer, and an amateur chess player.






    Overview

    My research is in the areas of software engineering for complex systems, and software protection and security, and I am currently leading the Software Systems Engineering group at UEL.

    My publications list is here on Google Scholar and here on UEL repository.

    Collaborators

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    Research

    Paolo Falcarin was awarded 500,000 euros from European Union FP7 framework as UEL's Principal Investigator within the ASPIRE research project.

    The ASPIRE project had an overall research grant of 3,000,000 euros and it  was led by Ghent University (Belgium) together with UEL, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento, Italy), Gemalto (Paris, France), SafeNet (Munich, Germany), Nagravision (Lausanne, Switzerland), and Politechnic University of Turin (Italy).
     


     

    Funding

    Paolo is an Oracle-certified Java developer and his consulting activities
    include Java, C/C++ software development, systems integration, and
    training on advanced topics in software development.


    Paolo is an Oracle-certified Java developer and his consulting activities include Java, C/C++ software development, systems integration, and training on advanced topics in software development.

    Interests

    I am currently teaching in the following modules at the University of East London:

    • Data Structures and Algorithms (CN5121)
    • Distributed Systems (CN6204) 
    • Computer Security (CN7016)
    • Advanced Software Engineering (CN7021)

    Previously I taught in the following modules        

    • Introduction to Software Development
    • Software Development
    • Advanced Information Systems
    • Programming languages
    • Advanced Programming
    • Service-Oriented Computing 
    • Design and Application of Mobile Computing Systems
    • Artificial Intelligence


    Teaching