30 Nov – 2 Dec : Artic Challenge

Following the success from Design4Green, Perccom Cohort 5 have now started their second hackaton, ARctic Challenge. Until Sunday lunch the teams will work on innovative, sustainable and smart solutions building on the SenseSmartRegion and SSIO IoT platform.

Saturday, after lunch all teams presented their solutions to the jury for mid-term evaluation and feedback.


30 Nov : Doctor Dorine

Dorine (PERCCOM cohort-1) defended her PDH thesis « Unification des stratégies de contrôle de réseau embarqué temps-réel configurable ». This research work was co-supervised by Thierry and JPG in collaboration with CNES. Congratulations Dorine, new doctor of University of Lorraine.

23 Nov : Design4Green 2018 – PERCCOM first !

In this year’s challenge the teams had to develop a web application that would prompt users with a survey about sustainability considerations in their companies, while taking into considerations the environmental footprint of the web application and trying to minimize it. There were 56 teams participating in total, including 4 from PERCCOM – Two of them made it to the top 11: Orsola y Los Pinchos, and Soopa Pazhaluista.

Soopa Pazhaluista team ended up ranking first in the competition and winning a trip to Quebec next summer.

Soopa Pozhaluista team: Askar Serikov, Mansour Kheffache, Sunnat Samadov, 
Valeria Cedillo

Orsola y Los Pinchos team : Daniel Schürholz, Darren Andrew, Ijlal Niazi, José Mauricio Perdomo Zelaya, Orsola Fejzo

Best paper award at CSE 2018

Anastasiia Grishina presented a paper entitled “DC Energy Data Measurement and Analysis for Productivity and Waste Energy Assessment” at the 21st IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE 2018), 29-31 October, 2018, Bucharest, Romania. The co-authors are: Marta Chinnici, Davide De Chiara, Guido Guarnieri, Ah-Lian Kor, Eric Rondeau, and Jean Philippe-Georges).

Congratulations to Anastasiia and the team because it won the Best Paper Award.

Oct 2018. J. Porras in Los Angeles

Professor Jari Porras (Lappeenranta University of Technology) spent 14 days in Los Angeles, Long Beach at California State University Long Beach (CSULB). He was awarded a Scholar Scholarship delivered by the European Commission. Prof. Porras was hosted by Professor Birgit Penzenstadler, a well-known researcher at the sustainable software field. The objective of this visit was to learn from the vast experience of Prof. Penzenstadler and to work together on future collaboration plans. Prof. Penzenstadler is an important connecting factor to the ICT for sustainability community and this research visit opens doors towards that society.

Oct. 2018 IEEE CSE conference

Anastasiia and Marta were in Bucharest for presenting a research paper at 21st IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE 2018).
The paper is entitled « DC Energy Data Measurement and Analysis for Productivity and Waste Energy Assessment » and the authors are : Marta Chinnici, Ah-Lian Kor, Anastasiia Grishina, Eric Rondeau, Jean Philippe Georges, Davide De Chiara and Guido Guarnieri.



Sept 2018. Conference in Chicago

LCN 2018 being held in Chicago, IL, USA on October 1-4 was a big success for Cohort 4 with two papers presented: “A Belief Rule Based Flood Risk Assessment Expert System Using Real Time Sensor Data Streaming” by Ahmed Monrat et al and “Real-time Performance Evaluation of LTE for IIoT” by Roman Zhohov at el. Prof. Mohammad Shahadat Hossain presented Monrat’s paper while Roman was there himself presenting his paper. Karl was also there in his capacity as TPC co-chair for the conference.