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Carlo Alberto Boano is an associate professor at the Institute of Technical Informatics of Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), Austria. He received the Venia Docendi in "Embedded Systems" from TU Graz with an Habilitation thesis entitled "Technologies and Tools for the Design of Dependable Networked Embedded Systems" in 2020. He also received from TU Graz a doctoral degree under the auspices of the President of the Austrian Republic in 2016 with a thesis entitled "Dependable Wireless Sensor Networks" and completed under the supervision of Kay Römer.
Before joining TU Graz, Carlo Alberto Boano was researcher at the University of Lübeck, Germany (2009-2013) and at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden (2008-2009). During his post-doctoral time at TU Graz, he has visited Thiemo Voigt's group at Uppsala University, Mun Choon Chan's group at the National University of Singapore, and Yuan He's group at Tsinghua University.
Carlo Alberto's research interests encompass the design of dependable networked embedded systems, with emphasis on the efficiency and reliability of low-power wireless communications, as well as on the robustness of IoT networking protocols against environmental influences. Within this area, he has published over 100 peer-reviewed contributions -- including papers at prestigious venues ranked CORE A/A*, such as SenSys, IPSN, NDSS, INFOCOM, RTSS, ICNP, ICDCS -- and received several awards.

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Latest News

  • 06.11.2022: Best paper award at ENSsys'22!
  • 06.10.2022: Hannah's work on leakage-aware lifetime estimation of battery-free sensor nodes powered by supercapacitors got accepted and will be presented at ENSsys'22!
  • 01.10.2022: This winter semester the award-winning Embedded Internet lecture & lab will be held in person again, and we have refurbished the lab with new hardware!
  • 28.09.2022: M. Schuß successfully defended his PhD thesis 'Benchmarking Low-Power Wireless Networking Systems' with distinction: congratulations!
  • 06.09.2022: Several papers and posters on our research will be presented at EWSN'22 in Linz!
  • 16.05.2022: Congratulations, Dr. Roman Trüb and Dr. Nikos Kouvelas, for the successful defense of your PhD thesis: I was glad to be part of your examination committee!
  • 08.04.2022: We have refurbished our Institute group page!
  • 28.03.2022: Congratulations, Iliar Rabet, for the successful defense of your Licentiate thesis: I was glad to be part of your examination committee!
  • 23.03.2022: Our survey on radio link quality estimation in WSNs is among the top 3 most cited ACM TOSN articles!
  • 11.03.2022: Two extensions of our IPSN'22 paper were accepted at CPS-IoTBench'22!
  • 28.02.2022: Our work studying the impact of Wi-Fi 6E Interference on UWB communications and ranging was accepted at IPSN'22!
  • 28.02.2022: Our work with SARI on the emulation and multiplexing of LoRa chirps was accepted at IPSN'22!
  • 28.02.2022: Our work with Tsinghua University on SmarTiSCH was accepted at IPSN'22!
  • 09.01.2022: Happy to serve on the technical program committee of EWSN'22!
  • 14.12.2021: M. Spörk successfully defended his PhD thesis 'Enabling Time-Critical Internet of Things Applications based on Bluetooth Low Energy' with distinction: congratulations!
  • 17.11.2021: Our work with SARI studying the environmental impact on the long-term connectivity and link quality of an outdoor LoRa network was presented at the 4th DATA Workshop in conjunction with SenSys'21!
  • 15.11.2021: Our work with ETH Zurich and TU Dresden on designing replicable networking experiments with TriScale was published on the diamond open-access Journal of Systems Research (JSys)!

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