Claudio Ferretti is associate professor of computer science at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He has been assistant professor from 1995 to 2005 at the University of Milano and later at the University of Milano-Bicocca.
He received his M.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Milano in 1988, "cum laude". He earned a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Universities of Torino and Milano (associated) in 1993. In 1995 he won a post-doctoral research fellowship, spent in Japan, Tokyo. He later conducted further research activities abroad in Switzerland and Malta.
He was local principal investigator for projects at national level (funded by PRIN 2004), european (TOISE project), and for industry funded projects.
Together with colleagues from computer science and law departments, in 2016 he founded the "Bicocca Security Lab", to develop joint researches between the two departments in the field of cyber security.
He supervised PhD thesis, and a large number of theses by graduate and undergraduate students, recently always focused on computer security.
Currently he is in charge of the direction of the undergraduate studies in Computer Science for the University of Milano-Bicocca. He has been professor of: Introductory Computer Science, Programming, Operating Systems and Networks, Computer Architectures, Programming Languages, Computer Security (graduate).