Towards efficient Internet-of-Things systems

17 maggio 2016
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Date: Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Meeting room Garda - Polo scientifico e tecnologico "Fabio Ferrari" (Building Povo 1, via Sommarive 5 – Povo, Trento)


  • Dzmitry Kliazovich, University of Luxembourg

Internet of Things (IoT) enables a global network of physical objects, that can see, exchange information and accomplish tasks by acting together. It will revolutionize major industries and touch almost every aspect of public life. In just a few years, billions of devices will produce and report data about trillions of events. To support IoT, communication infrastructure should not only provide efficient data exchange and delivery at extremely large scales, but also enable devices with limited computing, memory and power resources to offload some of their critical functions into the edge or the core of the network and operate seamlessly.
In this talk we will review state-of-the-art requirements and discuss current design approaches and key enablers for the IoT. Following the review of the main application areas and targeted service level agreements for IoT systems, the focus will be devoted to discussing key elements of the design of IoT architecture and software stack, including virtualized network functions (NFV) and software defined networking (SDN). At the software level, availability of generic application frameworks that support adaptive IoT application partitioning during runtime and provide simple and unified access to virtualized resources becomes an essential enabler for building future IoT systems.

About the speaker

Dzmitry Kliazovich is a research scientist at the Faculty of Science, Technology, and Communication of the University of Luxembourg. He holds an award-winning Ph.D. in Information and Telecommunication Technologies from the University of Trento (Italy) and a large number of scientific awards, mainly from the IEEE Communications Society and European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM). He chaired a number of highly ranked international conferences and symposia, including the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (CLOUDNET 2014). Dr. Kliazovich is the author of more than 100 research papers. He is the Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and of the IEEE Transactions of Cloud Computing journals. He is a Vice Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Systems Integration and Modeling. Dr. Kliazovich is a coordinator and principal investigator of the Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing and Communications initiative funded by the National Research Fund of Luxembourg. His main research activities are in the field of mobile cloud/edge computing, Internet of Things (IoT), big data systems and analytics and next generation networking.

Contact person regarding this talk: Fabrizio Granelli, fabrizio.granelli [at]