Alex Carrega


Ph.D. IT & Network Engineer


+39 348-74.85.497

TNT Lab @ UniGe


CNIT


via Opera Pia 13, 16154 Genoa, Italy




Alex Carrega


Ph.D. IT & Network Engineer


Contact

Alex Carrega


Ph.D. IT & Network Engineer


+39 348-74.85.497

TNT Lab @ UniGe


CNIT


via Opera Pia 13, 16154 Genoa, Italy




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Ph.D. Alessandro (aka Alex) Carrega is a Software and Network Engineer. He is currently a Senior Researcher at the ๐ŸขCNIT โˆ ย ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นlocated in the ๐Ÿ—บ Genoa RU โˆ ย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น.
He took part in the activities of many national and ๐Ÿ“ˆEuropean projects (e.g. H2020 โˆ ASTRID ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ, GUARD ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ, ARCADIA ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ and INPUT ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ, FP7 โˆ IP โˆ ECONET ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ, PRIN โˆ EFFICIENT ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น, FIRB โˆ GreenNet ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น, and FI-Core ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ) and he is an active reviewer for many different international journals and conferences (IEEE โˆ and ACM โˆ).
He has co-authored several papers in international conference proceedings. In 2010, he won the ๐Ÿ…best paper award at the 3rd International Workshop on GreenCom 2010 co-located with the IEEE GLOBECOM. In 2011 he was a Visiting Ph.D. โˆ Scholar at ๐Ÿซ PSU โˆ, ๐Ÿ—บPortland, OR, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธunder the supervisor of ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸซProf. Suresh Singh as an active member of the ๐Ÿ“ˆFINE2 Italy ย ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น โ€“ USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธcollaboration project.
He received the B.S. โˆ and M.S. โˆ degrees in Computer Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Green Networking from the ๐ŸซUniGe โˆ ย ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น in 2005, 2007 and 2013, respectively. Alexโ€™s research is on networking (energy-aware, performance optimization, and virtualization), software routers, NFV โˆ and SDN โˆ (OpenFlow), container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management (Kubernetes) and cloud computing platforms (Openstack).
Finally, he is involved in collaboration with many industries, such as โ„ข TIM โˆ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น, โ„ข Broadcom ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ, โ„ข Nokia ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ, โ„ข Ericsson ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช, โ„ข Huawei ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ, etc., and industrial fora, like GeSI โˆ ๐ŸŒ.

Publications


An Architecture to Manage Security Operations for Digital Service Chains


Matteo Repetto, Alessandro Carrega, Riccardo Rapuzzi


Future Generation Computer Systems, 2021, pp. 251-266


Leveraging the 5G Architecture to Mitigate Amplification Attacks


Matteo Repetto, Alessandro Carrega, Guerino Lamanna, Jaloliddin Yusupov, Orazio Toscano, Gianmarco Bruno, Michele Nuovo, Marco Cappelli


7th International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), IEEE, 2021 Jun, pp. 443-449


Evaluating ML-based DDoS Detection with Grid Search Hyperparameter Optimization


Odnan Ref Sanchez, Matteo Repetto, Alessandro Carrega, Raffaele Bolla


7th International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), IEEE, 2021 Jun, pp. 402-408


Feature Selection Evaluation towards a Lightweight Deep Learning DDoS Detector


Odnan Ref Sanchez, Matteo Repetto, Alessandro Carrega, Raffaele Bolla, Jane Frances Pajo


International Conference on Communications (ICC), IEEE, 2021 Jun, pp. 1-6


An Autonomous Cybersecurity Framework for Next-generation Digital Service Chains


Matteo Repetto, Domenico Striccoli, Giuseppe Piro, Alessandro Carrega, Gennaro Boggia, Raffaele Bolla


Journal of Network and Systems Management (NSM), 2021 May, p. 37


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Projects




EFFICIENT


Energy eFFIcient teChnologIEs for the Networks of Tomorrow




EE Mobile Phone Charges


Energy-Efficiency of Mobile Phone Chargers




EE XLP Net Proc


Energy-Efficiency and Advanced Flexibility in the XLP Network Processor




TREND


Towards Real Energy-efficient Network Design




FINE2


Future InterNet Energy Efficiency


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Courses




Computer Science


Fondamenti di Informatica


Microsoft Excelโ€™s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) course