Cosimo Palazzo received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in Computer Engineering from the University of Lecce, Italy in December 2003 and Ph.D. in Information Engineering at the University of Salento in September 2007.
In 2007 he worked at the NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A, The Hague, The Netherlands) on wireless networking in the military.
From 2008 to 2012 he was a research assistant at the Department of Innovation Engineering of University of Salento. His research areas dealt with design, modeling and performance evaluation of communication protocols for wireless networks.
In July 2012 he joined the CMCC. His activities concern the design, the development and the performance analysis of software solutions for scientific data analysis in the context of climate change.
He is author of several papers published in international journals and proceedings of international conferences.