Roberto Palmieri is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Lehigh University where he co-leads the SSS - Scalable Systems Software Research Group. Palmieri's research interests focus on different aspects of concurrency, synchronization, data structures, distributed computing, heterogeneous systems, key-value stores, and distributed systems, spanning from theory to practice. He is passionate about designing and implementing synchronization protocols optimized for a wide range of deployments, from multicore architectures to cluster-scale and geo-distributed infrastructures.

Roberto Palmieri
Roberto Palmieri
Associate Professor
(610) 758-3623
Room 338, Building C
113 Research Drive
Mountaintop Campus
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, 2012
M.S., Computer Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, 2008
B.S., Computer Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, 2006

Areas of Research

Concurrency, Synchronization, Concurrent Data Structures, Distributed Computing, Distributed Systems, Databases, Software and Hardware Transactional Memory Technology, Heterogeneous Computing, GPGPU, Key-Value Store, (Distributed) Databases, Blockchain Systems