Theses

thesis Prof. Granelli

The following section provide a sample of M.Sc. (Laurea Magistrale) and B.Sc. (Laurea Triennale) theses that can be developed under Prof. Granelli’s supervision.

For more info please contact Fabrizio Granelli
M.Sc. Theses Proposals

Mode Detection using UAV/USRP platforms

GOAL: to detect which technologies are being used in an area; to analyze trade-offs between on-board processing and cloud-based solutions

 Spectrum Sensing, Access and Coexistence Testbed for Cognitive Radio using USRP

Study of cloud radio access network and edge computing in High-Altitude Platforms and nanosatellites

Co-Advisor: Riccardo Bassoli (TU Dresden) - GOAL: to design and simulate technologies for cloud radio access network and edge computing for HAPs

 Reference n.1  Reference n.2

ACP Edge continuous deployment for automatic nightly system and integration testing

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Development of ETSI NFV compliant interfaces for mobile core network orchestration

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Development of a network data analytics function (NWDAF) for 5G and beyond mobile core networks

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Development of traffic-type aware UPF for 5G mobile core networks

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Self-aware Softwarized Networks

 

Implementing and running the digital twin of a network (automated topology identification, sync)

 

Throughput, delay and jitter measurement in a 5G virtualized network environment

GOAL: to deploy a container-based architecture to perform KPI measurements in a 5G Service Based Architecture scenario

Energy-aware multi-access edge cloud

GOAL: to define algorithms capable of enabling energy-aware MEC operation, e.g. in presence of renewable energy sources

Evaluating the energy consumption of a virtualized infrastructure

GOAL: to build a framework for analyzing the energy consumption of a virtualized infrastructure

Orchestration layer for eNB/UE simulator for LTE testing with automatic deployment

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Measurements of Clock Drifts in Federated Networks

VICOMTECH, Spain

 

Federation of SDR and Virtualized Core Networks

VICOMTECH, Spain

 

Security-as-a-Service

Monokee/Athesys

 Monokee/Athesys  Proposed Topics

Performance Evaluations of Orchestration Policies for Edge/Fog systems

Prof. Francesco De Pellegrini (Univ. of Avignon, France)

 Thesis description

Network optimization using a Network Digital Twin

GOAL: to apply AI/ML to a simulated copy of a "real network" using the concept of Network Digital Twin.

 Network Digital Twins

Performance Evaluation of 5G/6G using a 3D engine and ray tracing propagation module

GOAL: to generate a 3D model of a city area and to emulate communications via ray tracing

 Unreal Engine  Sienna

A study on energy-efficient O-RAN deployment

Rawlings Ntassah, GOAL: The goal of this project is to analyze an energy-efficient way of deploying and managing the O-RAN.

xApps for slice orchestration and management in the O-RAN architecture

Rawlings Ntassah, GOAL: To develop an xApp for RAN slicing and resource allocation

AI/ML techniques for RAN management

Rawlings Ntassah, GOAL: The goal is to develop AI/ML techniques to optimize RAN functionality for closed-loop RAN management.

B.Sc. Theses Proposals

Developing demonstrators on ComNetsEmu software platform

GOAL: to introduce new functionalities within the ComNetsEmu SDN/NFV emulator

 ComNetsEmu GIT

Lambda Function for reserved instance manager

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Implementing a 5G testbed using OpenAirInterface and NI USRPs X310

 

Building virtual labs for networking experiments in comnetsemu environment (VLANs, routing, ...)

GOAL: to build a set of scripts for the comnetsemu network emulator platform to experiment with IP and SDN networks

 comnetsemu repository

Network security in enterprise networks

Maurizio Lombardo

 Be-Innova website

Security-as-a-Service

Monokee/Athesys

 Monokee/Athesys  Proposed Topics

From a network to its digital twin

GOAL: to build a network in Comnetsemu environment and then by using the Northbound interface of the controller to build its digital twin in ns-3 environment

 Comnetsemu repository  ns-2 network simulator

Emulating networks in a Virtual Networking environment

GOAL: To test the software environment and to develop some example scenarios

 Virtual Networking Home Page

Deploying, analyzing and testing a virtualized 5G SA network slicing architecture

 Gitlab repository

Swarms of drones simulation using Webots platform

GOAL: to learn the Webots enviroment and to build the simulator for studying swarms of drones

 Webots Home Page

MQTT-based data collection using smartphones

GOAL: to develop a mobile app (Android, iOS) capable of collecting data (GPS, images, sensor data) and sending it to a MQTT broker

Generation of the Digital Twin of the University Campus in Povo using the Unreal Engine

GOAL: to build a replica of the road, buildings and people around the University Area in Povo based on OpenStreet data and other databases

Generation of the Digital Twin of a communication system

GOAL: to merge Unreal Engine and Sienna or other channel models to derive communication performance in a 3D virtual world

 Unreal Engine  Sienna
Internships

Developing demonstrators on ComNetsEmu software platform

GOAL: to introduce new functionalities within the ComNetsEmu SDN/NFV emulator

 ComNetsEmu GIT

Lambda Function for reserved instance manager

Marco Centenaro (Athonet)

 Athonet S.r.l.

Implementing a 5G testbed using OpenAirInterface and NI USRPs X310

 

Building virtual labs for networking experiments in comnetsemu environment (VLANs, routing, ...)

GOAL: to build a set of scripts for the comnetsemu network emulator platform to experiment with IP and SDN networks

 comnetsemu repository

Network security in enterprise networks

Maurizio Lombardo

 Be-Innova website

Security-as-a-Service

Monokee/Athesys

 Monokee/Athesys  Proposed Topics

From a network to its digital twin

GOAL: to build a network in Comnetsemu environment and then by using the Northbound interface of the controller to build its digital twin in ns-3 environment

 Comnetsemu repository  ns-2 network simulator

Emulating networks in a Virtual Networking environment

GOAL: To test the software environment and to develop some example scenarios

 Virtual Networking Home Page

Deploying, analyzing and testing a virtualized 5G SA network slicing architecture

 Gitlab repository

Swarms of drones simulation using Webots platform

GOAL: to learn the Webots enviroment and to build the simulator for studying swarms of drones

 Webots Home Page

MQTT-based data collection using smartphones

GOAL: to develop a mobile app (Android, iOS) capable of collecting data (GPS, images, sensor data) and sending it to a MQTT broker

Generation of the Digital Twin of the University Campus in Povo using the Unreal Engine

GOAL: to build a replica of the road, buildings and people around the University Area in Povo based on OpenStreet data and other databases

Generation of the Digital Twin of a communication system

GOAL: to merge Unreal Engine and Sienna or other channel models to derive communication performance in a 3D virtual world

 Unreal Engine  Sienna