Assistant Professor at TU Graz
Honors and Awards
Brief collection of the most relevant recognitions I have received during the past years.
Best Paper Award for "SnapLoc: An Ultra-Fast UWB-Based Indoor Localization System for an Unlimited Number of Tags"
18th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN).
Best Paper Nomination for "JamLab-NG: Benchmarking Low-Power Wireless Protocols under Controllable and Repeatable Wi-Fi Interference" and "Improving the Timeliness of Bluetooth Low Energy in Noisy RF Environments"
16th International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN).
Prize for Excellence in Teaching
Awarded by Graz University of Technology for the outstanding educational and didactic achievements (link)
(category: "young teachers", lecture: "Embedded Internet").
Best Demo Award for "UWB-based Single-anchor Low-cost Indoor Localization System"
15th ACM International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys).
Delft, The Netherlands.
Best Poster Award for "Switchable Directional Antenna System for UWB-based Internet of Things Applications"
14th International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN).
Foerderpreis 2015 for dissertations with particular social relevance to my PhD thesis "Dependable Wireless Sensor Networks", 2nd place
(Foerderpreis 2015 für Dissertationen mit besonderer gesellschaftlicher Relevanz, 2. Preis)
TU Graz, Austria.
Best Paper Runner-up for "Automatic Protocol Configuration for Dependable Internet of Things Applications"
10th IEEE International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp).
Clearwater Beach, FL, USA.
Best Paper Runner-up for "Estimating Packet Reception Rate in Noisy Environments"
9th International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp).
Best Demo Runner-up for "How Temperature Affects IoT Communication"
11th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN).
Oxford, United Kingdom.
Best Paper Award for the paper "Hot Packets: A Systematic Evaluation of the Effect of Temperature on Low Power Wireless Transceivers"
5th Extreme Conference on Communication (ExtremeCom).
Best Poster Runner-up for "Non-Invasive Measurement of Core Body Temperature in Marathon Runners"
10th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN).
Best Paper Nomination for "JamLab: Augmenting Sensornet Testbeds with Realistic and Controlled Interference Generation"
10th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN).
Chicago, IL, USA.
Best Talk Award for the talk "Body Sensor Networks as a Robust Tool for Medical Research"
1st PhD Retreat "Inflammation at Interfaces" of the Schleswig-Holstein Cluster of Excellence in Inflammation Research.
2010 EWSN/CONET Award for the best Industrial Master’s Thesis in the area of Cooperating Objects
Ceremony has taken place during the EWSN'10 Conference.
2009 Bengt Asker Award for the Best Real-Time Master Thesis
Ceremony has taken place during the RTiS Conference.
Excitera Innovation Challenge 2008 (Swedish Entrepreneurship competition)
4th place (10000 SEK).
1st place at the Microsoft competition "Imagine Cup 2007" - Italian finals
Project Yourself wins the software design challenge.