Catuscia Palamidessi è Direttore di Ricerca presso INRIA Saclay, dove gestisce il team COMETE.
Ha ottenuto il dottorato dall'Università di Pisa nel 1988. In passato è stata Professore Ordinario presso l'Università di Genova (1994-1997) e alla Pennsylvania State University (1998-2002).
L'ambito di ricerca di Catuscia Palamidessi include Privacy, il Flusso di Informazioni Sicure e la Concorrenza.
Ha pubblicato 76 journal paper e 112 conference paper. Ad oggi, i suoi lavori sono stati citati 5822 volte, e il suo h-index è 41.
Ha seguito 25 studenti dottorandi e 20 post-dottorati.
È stata nominata Program Committee Chair di numerose conferenze, incluse CONCUR 2000, ICLP 2003, ICALP 2005, SOFSEM 2009, QEST 2011, FORTE 2014 e LICS 2015.
È nel Editorial board of Mathematical Structures in Computer Science (Cambridge University Press) and LIPIcs.
È nell'Executive Committee di SIGLOG (the ACM Special Interest Group on Logic and Computation), EATCS (European Association for Theoretical Computer Science), ETAPS (European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software) e CSL (Computer Science Logic).
Catuscia Palamidessi is Director of Research at INRIA Saclay, where she leads the team COMETE.
She got her PhD from the University of Pisa in 1988. In the past she has held Full Professor positions at the University of Genova, Italy (1994-1997) and at the Pennsylvania State University, USA (1998-2002).
Catuscia Palamidessi's research interests include Privacy, Secure Information Flow, and Concurrency.
Her past achievements include the proof of expressiveness gaps between various concurrent calculi, and the development of a probabilistic version of the asynchronous pi-calculus.
More recently, she has contributed to establish the foundations of probabilistic secure information flow, she has proposed an extension of differential privacy, and she has established the foundations of geo-indistinguishability, an approach to location privacy.
She has published 76 journal papers and 112 conference papers. To date, her works have been cited 5822 times, and her h-index is 41.
She has supervised 25 PhD students, and trained 20 postdocs. One of her students obtained the Gilles Khan award for the best PhD thesis in France in 2007. Another one has got the ACM SIGSAC best paper award in Security in 2013.
Catuscia Palamidessi has been appointed Program Committee chair of several conferences, including CONCUR 2000, ICLP 2003, ICALP 2005, SOFSEM 2009, QEST 2011, FORTE 2014, and LICS 2015, and she has served as PC member in more than 90 conferences.
She is in the Editorial board of Mathematical Structures in Computer Science (Cambridge University Press) and LIPIcs.
She is serving in the Executive Committee of SIGLOG (the ACM Special Interest Group on Logic and Computation), EATCS (European Association for Theoretical Computer Science), ETAPS (European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software), and CSL (Computer Science Logic).