UvA is leading a new three-year European project on the system architecture for future 6G mobile networks. Such a 6G network will support new applications with extreme performance requirements.
The Informatics Institute of UvA is leading the DESIRE6G project and assistant professor Chrysa Papagianni of the Multiscale Networked Systems-group is the project coordinator.
The Dutch research consortium LTER-LIFE, in which UvA-IvI researcher Zhiming Zhao and UvA-IBED researcher W. Daniel Kissling are involved, receives a 20 million euro grant from the National Roadmap funding for large-scale research infrastructure of NWO and the Ministry of Education.
The Horizon Europe project Blue-Cloud2026 had its Kick-Off Meeting from 13 to 15 February 2023 in Pisa, Italy. The project aims to develop a Federated European Ecosystem to deliver FAIR & Open data and analytical services, instrumental for deepening research of oceans, EU seas, and coastal & inland waters.
Lu Zhang successfully defended her PhD thesis, titled “A policy compliance detection architecture for data exchange infrastructures” on Oct.19, 2022. Her PhD research was focused on designing and establishing digital infrastructures that facilitate secure data sharing and federation with policy enforcement capabilities.
MNS research visitor receives the award on the CNSM 2022. The Student Travel Grants (STG) by IFIP goes to Leandro Almeida, speaker of the full paper: “iRED: Improving the DASH QoS by dropping packets in programmable data planes” at the 18th International Conference on Network and Service Management, which happened at Thessaloniki, Greece.
Zeshun Shi successfully defended his PhD thesis, titled “Enhancing Service-Level Agreements Using Decentralized Auctions and Witnesses” on the 3rd of November 2022. His Ph.D. research was focused on the use of blockchain, smart contracts, game theory, and auction models to create a decentralized cloud marketplace, and to orchestrate trustworthy transactions for cloud services.
The Faculty of Law, Institute for Information Law (IViR), and the Informatics Institute (IvI) at the Faculty of Science is offering an interdisciplinary PhD position to work on the development of data science methods to detect legal issues in decentralized systems.
Dr. Zhiming Zhao and his partner from the Law faculty received a joint Ph.D. position on “A novel empirical and data-driven hybrid approach for analysing legal risks, their causes and impact in decentralised techno-social systems”.
Hongyun Liu, supervised by Dr. Zhiming Zhao, received the best student paper awards from the IEEE Cloud conference 2021. Machine learning-based resource scheduling solutions often suffer from low robustness when workloads change, particularly when tasks are time-critical.