PhD Students

Below are the list of current PhD students and Alumni from Department of Business Engineering, University of Rome - Tor Vergata guided by Professor Dr. Maurizio Talamo.

Selvakumar Ramachandran


Selvakumar Ramachandran is a PhD student from Business Engineering department doing his research in Information Science - Security / Privacy domain. He holds a Masters degree in Software Engineering Blekinge Tekniska Högskola from Sweden, and has 8+ years of Software Engineering working experience from India, Sweden and Italy. His research interests are enhancing information security privacy in smart phone applications and identifying security lapses in Javascript/HTML5 based open source framework to develop 'apps'. His freetime works are writing short stories , advocating rights of people with disabilities. Selvakumar is one of Google Scholarship recipients in 2012. In 2014 he co-founded IT based company HESPERIDES SRL

He can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Muhammad Tahir


Muhammad Tahir is a PhD student from Business Engineering department doing his research in Information Science - Security / Privacy domain. He received master degree in Master of Engineering in Computer System (Network Performance and Evaluation) from NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan in 2009. Currently He is doing a research in analyzing and evaluating the performance of open source firewall. He has six International Certifications of JUNIPER Pvt Ltd(Routing, Switching, Security) and he took different professional trainings “Open Security Tools”,“Zyxel Wireless Access Point” “IBM DB2 Workshop ”,“CCNA(Cisco Certified Network Associate 640-802)” , ”(CCNP: Cisco Certified Network Professional (Routing, Switching, Trouble Shooting)”,”CWNA(Certified Wireless Network Administrator) ”& “Linux System Administration”. In the period of his study, he has strived to maintain and approach of expending independent effort in all my endeavors. In addition, his experiences as a Lecturer in Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi have taught him that learning and sharing the knowledge with others has been most worthwhile when comprehending a concept.

Muhammad Tahir can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Armanas Povilionis

Armanas Povilionis is a PhD student in Business Engineering department of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy since 2014. He obtained his Bachelors degree in Bioinformatics in 2011 and his Masters degree in Neurobiology from Vilnius University, Lithuania in 2013. During studies in Lithuania he obtained scholarships from Research Council of Lithuania for the research project in Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy in 2011 and another research project in Centre for Physical Sciences and Technology in 2012. Subsequently A. Povilionis worked for Barclays Technology Centre Limited Lithuania Branch in Vilnius, Lithuania as a Remote Access & Mobile Services Engineer.

Armanas P can be contacted This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ALUMNI

Dr. Maulahikmah Galinium


Dr. Maulahikmah Galinium obtained his Doctoral degree in Computer Science from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy in 2013 and his Master degree in Information System from Lund University, Sweden in 2009. Since graduated from Swiss German University (SGU), Indonesia in 2007, he has been working for the SGU as a lecturer in Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology. Since 2013 until present, he is also served as Deputy Head of Bachelor of Information Technology Department in SGU. He teaches Algorithm and Programming,Data Structure, Operating System, Discrete Mathematics and Operation Research and also manage all student activities in his department. As lecturers in Indonesia, he and his colleagues in SGU also conduct several community services such as workshop and seminar in High Schools, build an Information System for Government Institutions or communities. As a researcher he published more than 20 papers in the area of Computer Science and Information System. His research focuses on the IT Security in particular Smartcard Identity Management and also Information System.

Dr. Galinium can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Linkedin page - http://id.linkedin.com/in/galinium

Andrea Callia D'Iddio