Full Professor of Computer Science at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Research interests: cybersecurity, data privacy, network and information security.


Luigi V. Mancini is a professor at Sapienza University of Rome, and the director (Presidente) of the Master degree (Laurea magistrale) in Cybersecurity.

He published more than 100 scientific papers in international conferences and journals, and received more than 6000 citations. He served on the program committees of several international conferences, among which: ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security, ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technology, European Symposium on Research in Computer Security, and Financial Cryptography and Data Security Conference.

He participated in numerous national and international research projects in the area of security and privacy, which include: SUNFISH project, funded by the EC Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement No. 644666; and GAINS (Geopolitics Aware INternet Strategies, ref. HOME/2013/CIPS/AG/4000005057) funded by the European Commission - Directorate General Home Affairs.

Formerly, he has been the Vice Dean of the Facoltà di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica

Luigi V. Mancini received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in 1989.


2020 Jean-Claude Laprie Award for the following paper:

Ateniese, G., Di Pietro, R., Mancini, L. V., Tsudik, G. "Scalable and Efficient Provable Data Possession". In Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm 2008), Istanbul, Turkey, pp.1-10, September 2008. https://doi.org/10.1145/1460877.1460889.

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Research Projects

Project SUNFISH: grant agreement No. 644666, funded by the EC Horizon 2020 programme, 2014-17.

Project GAINS: Geopolitics Aware INternet Strategies, HOME/2013/CIPS/AG/4000005057, funded by the European Commission - Directorate General Home Affairs, 2014-17.

Project ExTrABIRE: Exchanged Traffic Analysis for a Better Internet Resiliency in Europe, CIPS 2009 II - JLS/2009/CIPS/AG/C2-065, funded by the European Commission - Directorate General Home Affairs.

Project Web-based management and representation of spatial and geographic data, 2004-2005

Project FIRB-MIUR, WEB MINDS: Wide-scalE Broadband Middleware for Network Distributed Services, 2002-2006

Project WHIPS: Windows Host Intrusion Prevention System, 2003

Project REMUS: REference Monitor for Unix Systems, 1999

Also recipient of funds from the Sapienza University of Rome "Progetti Ateneo".

External Collaborations:

George Mason University, Virginia, USA: Center for Secure Information System.


A list of publications can be found at Google Scholar and at DBLP.

Former PhD Students

A partial list of former PhD students can be found at the Mathematics Genealogy Project



Email: lv.mancini@di.uniroma1.it

Telephone: +39 3208734211


Dipartimento di Informatica,

Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

295 Viale Regina Elena,

00161 Roma, Italy