Paolo Palana
System Programming Research Group
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Industrial Engineering
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"


  • PhD student in Computer Engineering at University of Rome "Tor Vergata".
  • Master Degree Summa cum Laude in Computer Engineering at University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (2007).
  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE) in Information Engineering
My thesis was on linux programming on CELL processor: "Programmation tecniques for IBM CELL processor", Advisor: Prof. Daniel P. Bovet.


My research area is Operating Systems and FPGA. Actually my interests are:

  • Embedded system FPGA based with Linux operating system
  • Developing VHDL peripheral and Linux device driver for HPC
  • C to VHDL code translation focusing in management of hierarcy memory between on-chip ram, on-board ram and host computer ram

  • Teaching