Damian is an Associate Professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, in s’Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands with a double-affiliation at Politecnico di Milano as well. At JADS he lectures the Big Data Engineering and Deep Learning courses, while lending a hand in the Machine-Learning pre-master course. His research interests rotate around Data-Intensive Services DevOps/DataOps, Social Software Engineering, and Artificial-Intelligence Software Engineering. Damian has published over 150+ papers in either top Journals or conferences in Software Engineering, Information Systems, as well as Services and AI Computing. Also, Damian has been an active contributor and lead research in many EU FP6, FP7, H2020, and HorizonEurope projects, such as S-Cube, MODAClouds, SeaClouds, DICE, ANITA, DossierCLOUD, ProTECT, RADON, SODALITE, DESTINI, and more. In addition, Damian is ACM TOSEM editorial board member, secretary of the OASIS TOSCA Standardisation TC as well as secretary of the IFIP TC2, TC6, and TC8 WG on “Service-Oriented Computing”.
JADS also participates in several (international) projects, which contribute to grand societal challenges like health, food security, smart transport and secure societies. Together with companies, government, NGO’s and other knowledge institutions, JADS works on solutions by using data.