The Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance (WG10.4) of the International Federation For Information Processing (IFIP) announced today, at it's Summer meeting, that it has elected Domenico Cotroneo, Pascal Felber, and Nick Multari as its newest members.
Cotroneo is an Associate Professor in the Mobilab research group at Federico II University of Naples. His main interests include software fault injection, dependability assessment techniques, and field-based measurements techniques. Cotroneo received his Ph.D. in 2001 from the Department of Computer Science and System Engineering at the University of Naples, Italy.
Felber is a Professor in the Computer Science department at the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland where he heads the research group on Complex Systems. His focus is on dependable, concurrent, and distributed computing. Felber received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Multari is the Principal Technical Advisor at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. Multari joined PNNL in January 2012. Prior to joining PNNL, Nick spent ten years at Boeing serving in several roles managing research activities related to cybersecurity. Multari received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989.
IFIP Working Group 10.4 was established in 1980 with the aim of identifying and integrating approaches, methods and techniques for specifying, designing, building, assessing, validating, operating and maintaining dependable computer systems, that is those that are reliable, available, safe, and secure. Its 75 members from around the world meet twice a year to to conduct in-depth discussions of important technical topics to further the understanding and exposition of the fundamental concepts of dependable computing.
For more information on IFIP WG10.4 visit http://www.dependability.org/wg10.4/
IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. It was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO as a result of the first World Computer Congress held in Paris in 1959. It is the leading multinational, apolitical organization in Information & Communications Technologies and Sciences.
For more information on IFIP visit http://www.ifip.org
Charles B. Weinstock