[PhD graduation] Congratulations to Andrés J. González
Andrés J. González completed his trial lecture and PhD thesis defence on Wed May 15 2013 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Telematics).
The title of his thesis is « Methods for guaranteeing contracted availability in connection oriented networks » and the given topic for his trial lecture was « Centralized (e.g. SDN/OpenFlow) versus distributed (e.g. GMPLS) control and management of networks from a dependability point of view ».
The following committee had been appointed to evaluate his thesis, trial lecture and defence:
- Prof. Mario Pickavet, Ghent University
- Dr. Carmen Mas Machuca, Technische Universität München
- Assoc. Prof. Norvald Stol, Department of Telematics, NTNU
Assoc. Prof. Norvald Stol, Department of Telematics, NTNU, had been appointed as the administrator of the assessment committee.
[Award] Travel grant
Katina Kralevska has been awarded a travel grant from “The Fund of the Norwegian Institute of Technology" to participate to the AAU summer school.
[Publication] Paper accepted at ISBAST’13
The paper “Personal Threshold in a Small Scale Text-dependent Speaker Recognition” by Yanling Chen, Erlend Heimark and Danilo Gligoroski has been accepted for presentation at the International Symposium on Biometrics and Security Technologies (ISBAST’13), to be held in Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, July 2-5, 2013.
[Other] 10 researchers - 5 minutes - 1 stage and... 2 from ITEM!
PhD students Maria B. Line and Bjørn J. Villa are both among the 10 PhD students selected to compete at the Researcher Grand Prix 2013 at NTNU to be held on Sep 25. The Researcher Grand Prix is a science communication competition, where each participating PhD candidate has few minutes to present his or her research and engage the audience.
Good luck to both of them!
[Publication] Paper accepted in Elsevier Futures
The paper "Towards innovation foresight: two empirical case-studies on future TV experiences for/by users" by Katrien De Moor (MICT-iMinds-UGent / ITEM-NTNU), Ozcan Saritas (PREST/MIoIR, Manchester Inst. of Innovation Research), Dimitri Schuurman (MICT-iMinds-UGent), Laurence Claeys (VUB) and Lieven De Marez (MICT-iMinds-UGent) has been accepted for publication in Futures (Elsevier journal, impact factor: 1.287).
[Other] Congratulations to Poul
Poul E. Heegaard has been elected as a representative of the permanent employees in teaching and research positions at the IME faculty board. Congratulations!
[Publication] Paper accepted at QoMEX 2013
The short paper "Use- and QoE-related aspects of personal cloud applications: an exploratory survey" by Karel Vandenbroucke, Katrien De Moor and Lieven De Marez has been accepted for presentation at the 5th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), to be held in Klagenfurt-am-Wörtersee, Austria, July 3-5, 2013.
[Publication] Paper accepted at ICECCS 2013
The paper "Modeling and Verifying Real-time Properties of Reactive Systems" by Han Fenglin, Peter Herrmann and Hien Le has been accepted for presentation at the 18th International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS) to be held in Singapore, July 17-19, 2013.
[Presentation] Presentation accepted at the Workshop of Privacy and Economics
"Interdependent Privacy: Let Me Share Your Data" by Gergely Biczók and Pern Hui Chia (previously published at Financial Crypto '13) has been accepted for presentation at the Workshop of Privacy and Economics to be held on June 16, 2013 at the University of Pennylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA, in conjunction with the 14th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC'13). EC is the flagship conference on the interface between economics and computation.
[Other] Workshop on "Building bridges between QoE and Affective Computing"
Katrien De Moor, Martin Varela (VTT, Finland) and Isabelle Hupont (ITA, Spain) are organizing a workshop aimed at 'Building bridges between QoE and Affective Computing' at VTT-Oulu, Finland, (Network Technologies knowledge center) on May 7-8 2013