Rodolfo Vieira Valentim was born in Vitória – ES, Brasil, in 1992. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering at Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES). Also, at UFES, he obtained his master’s degree in Informatics. In 2015, he was awarded a fully-funded scholarship to spend one year at the Hanze Institute of Technology in the Netherlands as an exchange student. His research interests are Software Defined Networks, Data Center Networks, Cloud Computing, Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Anomaly Detection.
Currently, he is a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Marco Mellia and Idilio Drago, conducting his research at ET / SmartData@PoliTo Center in association with Huawei. His research aims towards building an AI-assisted approach for network security based on multiple darknets and honeypots.