Robust and Secure Distributed Computing

Luis Augusto Dias Knob

Luis Augusto Dias Knob Researcher

Luis Augusto Dias Knob received his MSc in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, the PhD from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil, and he is a Researcher in Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy.

His research interests include network management, cloud computing, virtualization and containerization, and network security.

Besides the academic field, he also has several Linux/Cloud Computing certifications, including the LPIC-3 Enterprise Professional - Mixed Environment, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, and the CKA - Certified Kubernetes Administrator.



  • Roberto Doriguzzi Corin, Luis Augusto Dias Knob, Luca Mendozzi, Domenico Siracusa, Marco Savi
    Introducing packet-level analysis in programmable data planes to advance Network Intrusion Detection
    In: Computer Networks (DOI)


  • Luis Augusto Dias Knob, Francescomaria Faticanti, Tiago Ferreto, Domenico Siracusa
    Community-based placement of registries to speed up application deployment on Edge Computing
    In: Proceedings of 2021 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) (DOI)

Teaching Duties


  • Fog and Cloud Computing
    Level: MSc
    Institution: University of Trento
    Lecturers: Domenico Siracusa, Daniele Santoro, Matteo Franzil, Luis Augusto Dias Knob, Silvio Cretti
    Period: From 2019
    Links: 2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024