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  • Representing Department of Computer Science (IDI) into Internet of Things (IoT) area as one of the strategic areas of the IE-Faculty.
  • Call For Paper in “The Second International Workshop on 3SCity-E2C." The main focus of this year is "(D2C-ML&AI): Predictive and Learning Approaches based on Distributed-to-Centralized Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Management of Large-Scale Internet of Things Networks in Smart Cities."
    + All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the main conference papers as part of the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS) and will be indexed by the ACM Digital Library (CORE2018 Rank B).
    Also, authors of top papers will be invited to submit the extension of their quality work to the special issue of the MDPI journal – Networks Section, Network Management: Advances and Opportunities."
  • Accepted two collaborative papers for the publication in the IEEE Xplore® digital library and will present it 30 June, Virtual Conference:
    • Collaboration with Ghent University, Belgium, Title: A Novel Edge-to-Cloud-as-a-Service (E2CaaS) Model for Building Software Services in Smart Cities.
    • Title: A Cost Model for Data Discovery in Large-Scale IoT Networks of Smart Cities.
  • Accepted paper for the publication in the IEEE Xplore® digital library and will present it the duration of August 31 - September 2, Barcelona, Spain. Title: "Large-Scale Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Management in Smart Cities based on Edge to Cloud Orchestration," IEEE COINS 2020.
  • Organizing workshop “The First International Workshop on (3SCity-E2C) Building Software Services in Smart City through Edge-to-Cloud orchestration."

     

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    “Large-Scale IoT Management,
    ” “Edge-to-Cloud Computing,” and “Large-Scale ICT networks management of Smart Cities

    Amir Sinaeepourfard, Ph.D. is a "research associate" and a "Postdoctoral candidate" at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Architecture (focused on data and software management) with First Class Honors (Excellent CumLaude) from Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in Spain, in 2018. He was a fellow of the FI-DGR fellowship program of the Generalitat de Catalunya in Spain for during his Ph.D. studies. Based on his Ph.D. Studies, he proposed several novel contributions for Large-Scale ICT management in smart cities through Edge-to-Cloud orchestration, e.g., “D2C-DM: Distributed-to-Centralized Data Management”. One of his publications, based on his Ph.D. thesis, received the IFIP Med-Hoc-Net paper of the year award for 2016. He has significant hands-on experiences in both academic research and organizing scientific events/seminars/workshops/conferences in his field. He is the "Workshop Organizer and Idea Creator" of "(3SCity-E2C) Building Software Services in Smart City through Edge-to-Cloud orchestration" and "The ICT in Smart City Day event (ICT-SCity)."

    His current research interest includes “Smart Cities, “IoT,” “Large-Scale IoT Management,” “Big Data Management,” “Cloud Computing,” “Edge Computing,” “Data and Software Management (including Centralized and Distributed).”

    • Teaching Courses:
    • "Cloud Computing" and "Edge Computing" concepts under “TDT4240 Software Architecture” Course, March 2019.

    • Selected Projects and Activities:
    • Honors and Awards:

    14-Representing Department of Computer Science (IDI) into Internet of Things (IoT) area as one of the strategic areas of the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (IE)-Faculty, June 2020.

    13-"Workshop Organizer and Idea Creator" of "The Second International Workshop on 3SCity-E2C." in conjunction with the "International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ACM ICDCN 2021)."

    12-IDI, NTNU Grant for organizing the "An ICT in Smart City Day event",  The event mixes with "The First International Workshop on (3SCity-E2C) Building Software Services in Smart City through Edge-to-Cloud orchestration" in conjunction with "The 21the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (IEEE MDM2020)," Virtual Conference, June, 2020.

    11-"Workshop Organizer and Idea Creator" of "The First International Workshop on (3SCity-E2C) Building Software Services in Smart City through Edge-to-Cloud orchestration" in conjunction with "The 21the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (IEEE MDM2020)." 

    10-IDI, NTNU Grant for organizing the "An ICT in Smart City Day event", Microsoft company and SINTEF are a collaborator in the event, Trondheim, Norway, October 2019.

    9-"Session Chair on three different sessions" in IEEE WF-IoT 2019, Ireland, April 2019.

    8-Invited for the bid of the "Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (2016-17)" at Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) University, Barcelona, Spain, March 2019.

    7-DION Grant Winner for organizing the "Smart City Day" event, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, Dec 2018.

    6-"Session Chair on Smart City session" in IEEE ICTC 2018, South of Korea, October 2018.

    5-"First Class Honors (Cum Laude) for the Ph.D. degree", Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, Nov 2018.

    4-"Local Committee member" in IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), Vilanova i La Geltru, Spain, June 2017.

    3-"FI-DGR" scholarship by Catalan government (Generalitat de Catalunya) under contract number of 2015FI_B100186, Barcelona, Spain, 2015.

    2-"Best Paper Award" in IFIP Med-Hoc-Net 2016, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Spain, June 2016.

    1-"First Class Honors (CGPA 3.75 out of 4.0) for the M.S degree", Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia, 2011.

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    He is active to make supervision/co-supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate students through research and training. The details are shown below:

    • Master Students:

    1-Ricardo Daniel Ruiz Delgado, Exchange Student from "Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M), Spain" ("Title: Anomaly detection in large-scale IoT systems"), 2019-2020.

    2-Levi Sorum ("Title: An SDN Architecture Proposal for Smart Cities based on Edge-to-Cloud orchestration"), 2019-2020.

    3-Mari Fredriksen ("Title: ICT Architecture in Large Scale Smart Cities"), 2019-2020.

    4-Fredrik Strupe ("Title: A Distributed-to-Centralized Architectural Model for Smart Cities using Microservices"), 2019-2020.

    5-Petter Rostrup (Title: "A Distributed-to-Centralized Architectural model for Smart City Services through Container Orchestration"), 2018-2019. Was implemented with "Python," "Docker Technologies," and "Swarm Computing."

    6-Torbjørn Kirkevik Soltvedt (Title: "A Distributed-to-Centralized Cost Model through Service Selection for Smart Cities"), 2018-2019. Was implemented with "JavaScript," "Cloud Services," and "Multi-Attribute Utility Theory (MAUT) algorithm."

    7-Thomas Skuggevik, 2018-2019 (Title: "A Distributed-to-Centralized naming and routing mechanism model in Smart Cities"), 2018-2019. Was implemented with "Python," and "SDN technologies."

    • Bachelor Students:
    • IT2901 Course ID - Group number 17 (Marius Sundnes, Jonas Bjøralt Giske, Bjørn Magnus Valberg Iversen, Nils Christian Danielsen, Katrine Hveding, and Andreas Bergmo Johnsen)

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    • His publication list:
    • Recent Publications:

    18-J. Robberechts, A.Sinaeepourfard, T. Goethals, B. Volckaert, "A Novel Edge-to-Cloud-as-a-Service (E2CaaS) Model for Building Software Services in Smart Cities", in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2020).", Versailles, France, June 2020.

    17-T. Soltvedt, A.Sinaeepourfard, D. Ahlers, "A Cost Model for Data Discovery in Large-Scale IoT Networks of Smart Cities", in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2020).", Versailles, France, June 2020.

    16-A.Sinaeepourfard, J. Krogstie, T. Soltvedt, T. Skuggevik, "Large-Scale Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Management in Smart Cities based on Edge to Cloud Orchestration", IEEE International Conference on Omni-layer Intelligent systems (COINS 2020), Barcelona, Spain, September 2020.

    15-A.Sinaeepourfard, S.Sengupta, J.Krogstie, R. Ruiz Delgado, "Cybersecurity in Large-Scale Smart Cities: Novel Proposals for Anomaly Detection from Edge to Cloud", The International Conference on Internet of Things, Embedded Systems and Communications (IINTEC 2019), Hammamet, Tunisia, December 2019.

    14-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Krogstie, SA.Petersen, "A Distributed-to-Centralized Smart Technology Management (D2C-STM) model for Smart Cities: a Use Case in the Zero Emission Neighborhoods", The Fifth IEEE Annual International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2019), Casablanca, Morocco, October 2019.

    13-A.Sinaeepourfard, SA.Petersen, D.Ahlers, "D2C-SM: Designing a Distributed-to-Centralized Software Management Architecture for Smart Cities", 18th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (I3E 2019), Trondheim, Norway, September 2019.

    12-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Krogstie, SA.Petersen, "D2C-DM: Distributed-to-Centralized Data Management for Smart Cities based on two ongoing case studies", Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2019, London, UK, September 2019.

    11-A.Sinaeepourfard, SA.Petersen, "Distributed-to-Centralized Data Management through Data LifeCycle Models for Zero Emission Neighborhoods", TopHPC (High-Performance Computing), Tehran, Iran, April 2019.

    10-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Krogstie, SA.Petersen, D. Ahlers, "F2c2C-DM: A Fog-to-cloudlet-to-Cloud Data Management Architecture in Smart City", IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (IEEE WF-IoT 2019), Limerick, Ireland, April 2019.

    9-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Krogstie, SA.Petersen, "A Big Data Management Architecture for Smart Cities based on Fog-to-Cloud Data Management Architecture", NOBIDS 2018, Trondheim, Norway, November 2018.

    8-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Krogstie, SA.Petersen, A.Gustavsen, "A Zero Emission Neighborhood Data Management Architecture for Smart City Scenario: Discussions Toward 6Vs Challenge", IEEE ICTC 2018, South of Korea, October 2018.

    7-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera, "Data Preservation through Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) data management in smart cities", IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing (ICFEC 2018), Washington DC, USA, May 2018.

    6-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera, "Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) data management in smart cities", Saiconference on FTC 2017, Vancouver, Canada, November 2017.

    5-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera,"A Novel Architecture for Efficient Fog to Cloud Data Management in Smart Cities", IEEE ICDCS 2017, Atlanta, USA, June 2017.

    4-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera, "Towards a Comprehensive Data LifeCycle model for Big Data Environments", IEEE/ACM BDCAT 2016, Shangai, China, December 2016.

    3-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera, X.Yin, C.Wang,  "A Data LifeCycle Model for Smart Cities", IEEE conference on ICTC 2016, South of Korea, October 2016.

    2-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera, "A Comprehensive Scenario Agnostic Data LifeCycle Model for an Efficient Data Complexity Management", IEEE Conference on eScience 2016, Baltimore, USA, October 2016.

    1-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, E.Marín-Tordera, J.Cirera, G.Grau, F.Casaus, "Estimating Smart City Sensors Data generation and Future Data in the City of Barcelona", in IFIP Med-Hoc-Net 2016, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Spain, June 2016.

    • Recent Report:

    1-A.Sinaeepourfard, SA.Petersen, J.Krogstie, "Distributed-to-Centralized Data Management in Smart Cities", ZEN Annual Report 2018, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, Dec 2019.

    2-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, "Hierarchical Distributed Fog-to-Cloud Data Management in Smart Cties", Ph.D. thesis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), Barcelona, Spain, Nov 2017.

    3-A.Sinaeepourfard, J.Garcia, X.Masip-Bruin, "A Survey on Data Lifecycle Models: Discussions toward the 6Vs Challenges", Technical Report, Barcelona, Spain, 2015.

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    • Recent Talks:

    1-"Cybersecurity in Large-Scale Smart Cities: Novel Proposals for Anomaly Detection from Edge to Cloud", The International Conference on Internet of Things, Embedded Systems and Communications (IINTEC 2019), Hammamet, Tunisia, December 2019.

    2-"D2C-SM: Designing a Distributed-to-Centralized Software Management Architecture for Smart Cities", 18th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (I3E 2019), Trondheim, Norway, September 2019.

    3-"D2C-DM: Distributed-to-Centralized Data Management for Smart Cities based on two ongoing case studies", Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2019, London, UK, September 2019.

    4-"IoT and Octopus: A new sense of control into smart city solutions", Seminar on Gemini Center on Internet of Things, Oslo, Norway, May 2019.

    5-"Distributed-to-Centralized Data Management through Data LifeCycle Models for Zero Emission Neighborhoods", TopHPC (High-Performance Computing), Tehran, Iran, April 2019.

    6-"F2c2C-DM: A Fog-to-cloudlet-to-Cloud Data Management Architecture in Smart City", IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (IEEE WF-IoT 2019), Limerick, Ireland, April 2019.

    7-"Smart Data and Smart Services for Smart Cities", "Smart City Day" event, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, Dec 2018.

    8-"A Big Data Management Architecture for Smart Cities based on Fog-to-Cloud Data Management Architecture", NOBIDS 2018, Trondheim, Norway, November 2018.

    9-"A Zero Emission Neighborhood Data Management Architecture for Smart City Scenario: Discussions Toward 6Vs Challenge", IEEE ICTC 2018, South of Korea, October 2018.

    10-"IoT Data Management based on Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) ", Seminar on Gemini Center on Internet of Things, Trondheim, Norway, June 2018.

    11-"Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) data management in Smart Cities", Saionference on FTC 2017, Vancouver, Canada, November 2017.

    12-"A Data Management model for Smart Cities", School of Electronics and Information EngineeringTongji University, Shanghai, China, December 2016.

    13-"Towards a Comprehensive Data LifeCycle model for Big Data Environments", IEEE/ACM BDCAT 2016, Shangai, China, December 2016.

    14-"A Data LifeCycle Model for Smart Cities", ICTC 2016, Jeju Island, Korea, October 2016.

    15-"Estimating Smart City Sensors Data generation and Future Data in the City of Barcelona", in IFIP Med-Hoc-Net 2016, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Spain, June 2016.