Amir Sharif is a researcher in the Security & Trust Research Unit of the Cybersecurity Center of Fondazione Bruno Kessler. He received his Ph.D. in Secure and Reliable Systems from Università Degli Studi di Genova in 2021. He is currently involved in the Security & Trust Research Unit at FBK, in the context of a joint laboratory between FBK and the Italian Government Printing Office and Mint (Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato Italiano, responsible for producing Italian eID cards), whose primary goal is to conduct research and innovation activities in digital identity solutions.
He is working on different projects related to identity and access management that involves the design, and security analysis of access delegation and single sign-on protocols (e.g., OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect). Recently, he starts to work on the topic of decentralized identity solutions and more specifcally explore the various topics in the context of European Digital Identity Wallet (e.g., PID issuance).
His research interests include identity management solution design and security analysis, decentralized identity, and data hiding techniques.