The University of Southampton

Stefano De Angelis 

Stefano De Angelis is a Senior Research Assistant at the Cyber Security group of the University of Southampton, where he is also a PhD candidate. Stefano obtained a Master's degree in Engineering in Computer Science in 2018 from the University of Rome "La Sapienza", and he is currently working on his doctoral thesis about techniques and methodologies for benchmarking Blockchain-based distributed systems. His research focusses on cybersecurity aspects mainly related to blockchains, security and performance of consensus protocols, and IoT security.


Research interests

Distributed Systems

Fault Tolerant Replication

Blockchain and IoT Security


De Angelis, Stefano, Aniello, Leonardo, Baldoni, Roberto, Lombardi, Federico, Margheri, Andrea and Sassone, Vladimiro (2018) PBFT vs proof-of-authority: applying the CAP theorem to permissioned blockchain. Italian Conference on Cyber Security, Milan, Italy. 11 pp .

Lombardi, Federico, Aniello, Leonardo, De Angelis, Stefano, Margheri, Andrea and Sassone, Vladimiro (2018) A blockchain-based infrastructure for reliable and cost-effective IoT-aided smart grids. Living in the Internet of Things Conference: Cybersecurity of the IoT - A PETRAS, IoTUK & IET Event, Savoy Place, London, United Kingdom. 27 - 28 Mar 2018. 6 pp .


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