Dr Leandro Navarro
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Department of Computer Architecture
Jordi Girona, 1-3, D6
ES - 08034 Barcelona
Email: Applicants are not required to contact the coordinator but just prepare and submit an application following the instructions in this web site.

Research topics

The main topics of research are the following (DS: Distributed Systems):

  • Adaptive (self-managing) DS
    • data grids
    • clouds
    • elastic services and applications
    • networks and services
  • Advanced networking:
    • channel allocation
    • residential gateways
  • Applied DS: Clouds, smart and mobile things
  • Data-intensive computation: large data sets
    • machine learning, constraint programming
    • recommenders
    • secure storage
  • Large scale DS
    • advanced networking
    • clouds
    • cloud federation
    • cloud economics
    • security
    • crowdsourcing
    • data consistency, workflow
    • data grid replication
    • infrastructure federation
    • programming models
    • user interfaces
    • synchronization-free programming with CRDTs
  • Scalable decentralized DS
    • incentives
    • overlay/network simulation, cycle-sharing
    • social networks

Candidate PhD students should select a few topics of interest to be included in the application form.