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Associate Professor
Gianfranco Nencioni { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Gianfranco Nencioni", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51832832", "email": "gianfranco.nencioni@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Room KE E-428
Web https://gianfranconencioni.weebly.com/

Short Bio

Gianfranco Nencioni received the Master's degree in telecommunication engineering (cum laude) and Ph.D. degree in information engineering from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. In the Fall of 2011, he was a visiting Ph.D student with the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K., supervised by Prof. Jon Crowcroft. From 2012 to 2015, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa. From 2015 to 2018, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology (formerly Department of Telematics), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. From 2018, he is an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Stavanger, Norway.

Research fields

  • Mathematical Modelling and Optimization
  • Dependability and Energy-Efficiency
  • Routing, Network Design, and Resource Allocation
  • Emerging (Wired and Wireless) Networking Technologies (i.e. , SDN, NFV, 5G)

Selected publications

Research in progress

Orchestration and control in Software-Defined 5G Radio Access and Mobile Core Networks

Work experience

ACADEMIA & RESEARCH

  • 02/2018-Today      Associate Professor, University of Stavanger
  • 03/2015-01/2018  Post-doctor, NTNU
  • 02/2012-01/2015  Post-doctor, Univesity of Pisa

VISITS

  • 11/2012    University of Montreal, reference Prof. Bernard Gentron
  • 07/2012    King's College London, reference Dr. Nishanth Sastry
  • 10/2011-12/2011  University of Cambridge, reference Prof. Jon Crowcroft

PREVIOUS TEACHING

Autumn 2017

  • "TTM4110 - Dependability and Performance with Discrete Event Simulation" at NTNU: fundamentals of probability
  • "TTM4150 - Internet Network Architecture" at NTNU: SDN and Internet QoS
  • "TTM4158 - Dependability and Performance Design" at NTNU: mathematics background and network dependability

Autumn 2016

  • "TTM4158 - Dependability and Performance Design" at NTNU: mathematics background and network dependability

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Nencioni, Gianfranco; Helvik, Bjarne Emil; Heegaard, Poul Einar (2017). Implementing the Availability Model of a Software-Defined Backbone Network in Möbius. NTNU. 74 p.
  • Nencioni, Gianfranco; Helvik, Bjarne Emil; Gonzalez, Andres Javier; Heegaard, Poul Einar; Kamisinski, Andrzej (2016). Impact of SDN Controllers Deployment on Network Availability. NTNU. 4 p.