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Jan Ruh Education: M.Sc. in Computer Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Germany B.Sc. in Computer Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Germany Research Interests: Virtualization Heterogeneous record & replay PhD Student TTTech jan.ruh.jr@gmail.com Fog Node: virtualization and wired communication Main supervisor: Dr. Wilfried Steiner, wilfried.steiner@tttech.com Objectives: Design a reference architecture for Fog Nodes for industrial automation and robotics use cases. Develop deterministic virtualization solutions based on hypervisors and dynamic separation…

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Alexandre Silva Venito Education: M.Sc. in Computer Science, UFF – Universidade Federal Fluminese B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering – CEFET-RJ Research Interests: Real-Time Systems PhD Student venito@eit.uni-kl.de Resource separation mechanisms for Fog Nodes Host: Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUKL), Chair of Real Time Systems. Main supervisor: Prof. Gerhard Fohler, fohler@eit.uni-kl.de (contact person) Co-supervisor: Rodrigo Coelho, coelho@eit.uni-kl.de Objectives: Ensure the temporal isolation of tasks and partitions on MCPs taking platform resource contentions into account. Develop resource sharing…

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ESR3

Eleftherios Kyriakakis Education: MSc in Information and Communication Technology, Embedded Systems, KTH, Sweden BSc in Informatics and Computer Technology, TEI Lamia, Greece Research Interests: Embedded Systems Design Computer Architecture Real-time & Fault-tolerant systems PhD Student elky@dtu.dk Open source Fog Node: hardware support for virtualization Host: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Embedded Systems Engineering (ESE) section. Main supervisor: Prof. Martin Schoeberl, masca@dtu.dk (contact person) Co-supervisor: Prof. Jens Sparsø, jspa@dtu.dk Objectives: Develop and evaluate time-predictable hardware mechanisms to…

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Dao Van Lan Education: Master of engineering, Major – Automation and control engineering, Le Quy Don Technical University, Vietnam; BSC of engineering, Major – Electrical and electronic engineering, Le Quy Don Technical University, Vietnam; Research Interests: Wireless communication Hardware security for WSN, WBAN, IoT Embedded system and embedded hardware system Ultra low-power, low-area VLSI Design & FPGA-based Reconfigurable hardware design Energy efficient processor for deep learning in image processing, speech…

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Zeinab Bakhshi Education: B.Sc. degree in computer Hardware engineering M.Sc. degree in Computer System Architecture from Islamic Azad University Research Interests: Cyber physical systems, Security, Safety, Networking, Error Detection, Error Recovery and Fault Removal in Dependability Services. PhD Student bakhshi.ac@gmail.com Dependability Services for Fog Computing Infrastructure Host: Mälardalen University College (MDH), School of Innovation, Design and Engineering. Main supervisor: Prof. Hans Hansson, hans.hansson@mdh.se (contact person) Co-supervisor: Dr. Guillermo Rodriguez-Navas, guillermo.rodriguez-navas@mdh.se Objectives: Specification and design of dynamic…

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Vasileios Karagiannis Education: BSc in Computer Science MSc in Integrated Systems of Hardware and Software Research Interests: Internet of Things Edge Computing Peer-to-Peer PhD Student v.karagiannis@infosys.tuwien.ac.at Distributed Fog Middleware Host: Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Distributed Systems Group Main supervisor: Assistant Prof. Stefan Schulte, s.schulte@infosys.tuwien.ac.at (contact person) Co-supervisor: Prof. Schahram Dustdar, dustdar@dsg.tuwien.ac.at Objectives: Design a distributed scalable Fog middleware to enable apps to communicate and manage data, simplifying the development & deployment of fog-native…

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Patrick Denzler Education: Dipl. Ing. Electronics, MBA, M.Sc. Production Systems Research Interests: Distributed systems, control theory, Digitalisation in production, research methodology (Hobby: Neuroscience and creativity) PhD Student patrick.denzler@tuwien.ac.at Machine interoperability: OPC UA/DDS Gateway Host: Vienna University of Technology (TUWIEN), Institute of Computer Aided Automation. Main supervisor: Prof. Wolfgang Kastner, k@auto.tuwien.ac.at (contact person) Co-supervisor: Prof. Gerhard Fohler, fohler@eit.uni-kl.de Objectives: Increasing the interoperability of machines, allowing larger and more flexible systems and access to data at…

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Mohamadreza Barzegaran Education: M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Control and Flight Mechanics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran B.Sc. Aerospace Engineering,  Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran Research Interests: Robust Control Applications System Dynamics Prediction PhD Student mohba@dtu.dk Fog configuration for critical control applications Host: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Embedded Systems Engineering (ESE) section. Main supervisor: Prof. Paul Pop, paupo@dtu.dk (contact person) Co-supervisor: Prof. Jan Madsen, jama@dtu.dk Objectives: Support the virtualisation of control needed for the IT/OT convergence…

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Václav Struhár Education: MSc. Software Engineering, Mälardalen University, Sweden BSc. Informatics, University of West Bohemia, Czech republic Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Discrete optimization PhD Student vaclav.struhar@mdh.se Resource management for dependable industrial applications Host: Mälardalen University College (MDH), School of Innovation, Design and Engineering. Main supervisor: Dr. Moris Behnam, moris.behnam@mdh.se (contact person) Co-supervisor: Assistant Prof. Alessandro Papadopoulos, alessandro.papadopoulos@mdh.se Objectives: Design a middleware that manages requests and local resources to provide more predictable service through the Fog and…

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Cosmin Florin Avasalcai Education: MSc. Computer Science and Engineering Research Interests: Edge Computing Resource optimization Cloud Computing PhD Student c.avasalcai@dsg.tuwien.ac.at Quality of Service aware Resource Provisioning in Edge Computing Host: Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Distributed Systems Group Main supervisor: Prof. Schahram Dustdar, dustdar@dsg.tuwien.ac.at (contact person) Co-supervisor: N.N -> formerly Assistant Prof. Stefan Schulte, s.schulte@infosys.tuwien.ac.at Objectives: Enable resource provisioning for large-scale Fog environments, considering their volatility. Develop resource provisioning and management techniques for resource…

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ESR11

<ESR 11> Education: Research Interests: PhD Student <email> Fog Computing Security Host: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Embedded Systems Engineering (ESE) section. Main supervisor: Associate Prof. Nicola Dragoni, ndra@dtu.dk (contact person) Objectives: Analyze the security threats of the Fog Computing infrastructure for Industry 4.0 using use cases from the industrial partners. Develop a security framework that takes advantage of the Fog Nodes (FNs) and Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) as security-enabling devices for the system. Expected Results: Elicitation and definition of…

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Marine Kadar Education: Diplôme d’Ingénieur Ensimag (France) in 2017 Specialized in Embedded Software Research Interests: Security solutions for safety critical systems Real-Time operating systems Hardware virtualization PhD Student marine.kadar@sysgo.com Virtualization-based continuous monitoring services for security. Host: SYSGO, Research and Technology. Main supervisor: Dr. Sergey Tverdyshev, sergey.tverdyshev@sysgo.com Co-supervisor: Prof. Gerhard Fohler, fohler@eit.uni-kl.de Objectives: Develop virtualization-based continuous monitoring solutions for security, capable of detecting security attacks, which takes advantage of the hypervisor’s access to low-level hardware states. Integrate the…

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Nitin Desai Education: M.Sc. ETIT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany                  B.Tech in Electronics and communication engineering, Anna University, India Research Interests: Wireless control, Drones, Automation, V2V security aspects, Hard RT systems PhD Student Nitin.Desai@mdh.se Safety assurance of Fog-based industrial systems Host: Mälardalen University College (MDH), School of Innovation, Design and Engineering. Main supervisor: Prof. Sasikumar Punnekkat, sasikumar.punnekkat@mdh.se (contact person) Co-supervisor: Prof. Hans Hansson hans.hansson@mdh.se Objectives: Enable efficient safety certification of Fog-based industrial automation systems…

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ESR14

Jia Qian Education: Master Degree: Information Engineering in University Of Padova (Italy) Bachelor Degree: Software Engineering in Fudan University (China) Research Interests: Machine Learning, Data Science PhD Student lainey.qian@gmail.com Distributed real-time operational data analytics Host: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Embedded Systems Engineering (ESE) section. Main supervisor: Prof. Jan Larsen janla@dtu.dk (contact person) Co-supervisor: Prof. Lars Kai Hansen, lkh@imm.dtu.dk Objectives: Propose data analytics for Industry 4.0 that exploit the connectivity and data access features of the Fog…

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ESR15

Mohammed Salman, Shaik Education: M.S – Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, Germany “Embedded Systems for Mechatronics” Research Interests: Real-time Systems, Service Oriented Architecture PhD Student shaik.salman@live.com Microservices-based app modeling and development Host: ABB, ABB Robotics and ABB Corporate Research section.  Prof. Thomas Nolte, thomas.nolte@mdh.se Main research areas are: 1. Integration of legacy software functions on shared parallel processors, featuring sub-challenges related to predictable interference among software functions, prioritization of software functions and runnable tasks,…

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