Category : Academic

A New Endeavor
3 years, 3 months ago Comments Off on A New Endeavor

I have recently moved to Zurich in Switzerland, where I have the honor to work together with Prof. Dr. Dirk Helbing at the Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation of ETH Zurich. Here I will conduct cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research. I focus on designing and building a large-scale, distributed, privacy-preserved data analytics platform […]

Fairness in Smart Grids
3 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Fairness in Smart Grids

I have recently presented at the IEEE International Energy Conference-EnergyCon 2014 my work about measuring and controlling unfairness in Smart Grids. This work is part of the RobuSmart project. The main key findings of this paper are the following:   The abstract of the paper follows: Measuring and Controlling Unfairness in Decentralized Planning of Energy […]

DIAS is online and published
4 years ago Comments Off on DIAS is online and published
Posted in: Academic, DIAS, Projects

DIAS, the Dynamic Intelligent Aggregation Service is a decentralized mechanism for the computation of different aggregation functions in large-scale networks, e.g. SUMMATION, AVERAGE etc.. It is illustrated in Chapter 5 of my PhD thesis and is recently accepted for publication in the Springer journal of Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling. A short project description of DIAS […]

Some credits for my PhD thesis
4 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Some credits for my PhD thesis
Posted in: Other, PhD Thesis

Creating a great publishable book is a complex process that requires collaboration with different experts. I would like to give some special credits for the book of my PhD thesis to the following:   First, Hani Alers and Lucy Gunawan from Hanike Studio have been so patient to convey my continuously new ideas and desires […]

PhD Thesis Defense
4 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on PhD Thesis Defense
Posted in: Academic, PhD Thesis

You are welcome to attend the public defense of my PhD thesis entitled: Multi-level Reconfigurable Self-organization in Overlay Services on Tuesday 26th of March at 10:00 in the Aula Congress Center, Mekelweg 5, 2628 CC, Delft, The Netherlands. Prior to the defense, I will give a short presentation on my research at 09:30. A reception […]

Symposium on Distributed Management of Smart Energy Grids
4 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Symposium on Distributed Management of Smart Energy Grids
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I am currently organizing a symposium on Smart Power Grids as an after-event of my PhD defense. The objective of this symposium is to illustrate the challenges and opportunities for distributed management of Smart Energy Grids. Smart Energy Grids are socio-technical systems, for which communication and coordination are essential. Distributed computing provides the means with […]

A Computing Roadmap of Digital Ecosystems
5 years, 6 months ago 0

A new paper I wrote has been accepted for publication in the proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Digital Ecosystems and Technologies-Complex Environment Engineering-DEST-CEE 2012. The title of the paper is “From Metaphor towards Paradigm – A Computing Roadmap of Digital Ecosystems”. The presentation of this paper can be found here.   This is […]

Love and Strife in large-scale decentralized systems
5 years, 8 months ago 0
Posted in: Academic, DIAS, Projects

Large-scale complex decentralized systems are governed by synergies, opposing forces and trade-offs. Empedocles would describe these properties and features as the result of Love and Strife that elements of nature appear: “These (elements) never cease changing place continually, now being all united by Love into one, now each borne apart by the hatred engendered of […]

Why the Smart Grid should not underestimate your refrigerator
5 years, 10 months ago 0
Posted in: Academic, EPOS, Projects

This is the question I tried to answer at the research organization of TNO. In front of a very stimulating and interactive audience, I presented part of my PhD research and specifically some of my contributions in the EPOS project. I showed some of my findings supporting that decentralized stabilization of the energy consumption with a minimum […]