Research

Current Projects

  • 5G-EVE (https://www.5g-eve.eu/)
    • Project objective: 5G EVE is the European 5G validation platform for extensive trials. It is one of three 5G PPP infrastructure projects started on 1st July 2018. The goal is to implement and test advanced 5G infrastructures in Europe. The 5G-EVE concept is based on further developing and interconnecting 4 existing European sites to form a unique 5G end-to-end facility.
    • Main role in the project: Leader of Task 3.2 for definition of 5G-EVE site interconnection framework, and Task 6.1 on standardization strategy.
  • NECOS (http://www.h2020-necos.eu/)
    • Project objective: A unique service provider sometimes owns the data centers supporting the cloud, but there is a trend to a fully distributed architecture, where several data center providers will have to cooperate through the interconnection of their computation and storage infrastructure. The interconnection network is a fundamental part in the performance of such a distributed cloud environment. The set of resources that will enable a service to be deployed fulfilling its specific requirements over time gives rise to the Lightweight Slice Defined Cloud (LSDC) concept.
    • Main role in the project: Leader of Work Package 2 on Service Requirements, covering use cases, system requirements and techno-economic analysis.
  • 5G-Transformer (http://5g-transformer.eu/)
    • Project objective: Transformation of today’s mobile transport network into an SDN/NFV-based Mobile Transport and Computing Platform (MTP), which brings the “Network Slicing” paradigm into mobile transport networks by provisioning and managing MTP slices tailored to the specific needs of vertical industries.
    • Main role in the project: Leader of Task 1.3 addressing techno-economic implications of 5G-Transformer solution.

Past Projects

  • 5G-Exchange (http://www.5gex.eu/)
    • Project objective: The 5GEx project is creating an agile exchange mechanism for contracting, invoking and settling for the wholesale consumption of resources and virtual network services which can be provisioned in less than 90 minutes and rapidly invoked.This will enable network operators, applications providers and other stakeholders in the 5G supply chain to deliver new service value for 5G customers and at the same creating and enhancing revenue-generating potential for 5G providers, third party verticals and others in the supply chain
    • Main role in the Project: Leader of WP2 for Architecture and Use Cases, and leader of Task 5.2 for Standardization
  • 5G-Crosshaul (http://5g-crosshaul.eu/)
    • Project objective: 5G-Crosshaul aims at developing an adaptive, sharable, cost-efficient 5G transport network solution integrating the fronthaul and backhaul segments of the network. This transport network will flexibly interconnect distributed 5G radio access and core network functions, hosted on in-network cloud nodes
    • Main role in the Project: Leader of Task 1.1 on Use Cases and Requirements
  • ESA CloudSat (https://artes.esa.int/projects/cloudsat)
    • Project objective: The CloudSat study focuses on the applicability of virtualisation and softwarisation technologies to satcom platforms and determining the benefits and the challenges associated with the integration of satellite infrastructures into future cloud Networks.
    • Main role in the Project: Leader of WP1 devoted to perform an extensive state-of-the-art survey of emerging virtualisation technologies
  • FI-PPP XIFI (tbc)
  • EU FP7 GEYSERS (tbc)