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Professor Björn Landfeldt

Björn Landfeldt grew up in Stockholm, where he studied Electrical Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). He continued his studies at the University of New South Wales (Australia) and earned his doctorate degree in the field of Telecommunications in year 2000. He then worked as a senior researcher at Ericsson Research in Kista, Sweden, within network architecture before moving back to Sydney in 2001.

In Sydney he was appointed as CISCO Senior Lecturer in Networks at both Electrical engineering and Computer Science before he went over completely to Computer Science in 2004. He later became Associate Professor (docent) and worked there until he again moved to Sweden in 2102.

Dr. Landfeldt currently holds the ELLIIT chair in Network Architecture and Services of the Department of Electrical and Information Technology at Lund University. He is also the scientific leader of MAPCI. Dr. Landfeldt’s research interests cover various aspects of communication systems with an emphasis on the understanding of basic mechanisms that enable modern communication systems. His scientific contributions cover stochastic modeling, especially modeling of stochastic processes under self similar distributions, distributed systems modeling and design of distributed resource management functions. The topics he currently investigates include the immense problems associated with the sheer scale and complexity of the emerging Internet of Things / mobile cloud computing system, where both the fundamental scientific understanding and modeling as well as the engineering design problems are immense.

Dr. Landfeldt has been editing many journal issues and chairs many conferences in his field. He is also engaged in the public debate and has consulted for the Australian Government on the topic of cyber security.

Some recent publications:

“Interarrival Distribution of a Long-Range Dependent Workload Process”, M. Caglar, M. Iftikhar and B. Landfeldt, Applied Mathematics and Information Science 8, no 1L, pp. 15-26 (2014)

“Improving minimum flow rate in wireless mesh networks by effective placement of directional antennas”, Y. Li, M. Pioro and B. Landfeldt, In Proc ACM MSWIM, Barcelona Spain Nov. 2013

“On Road Network Utility Based on Risk-Aware Link Choice”, E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Conference (ITSC), The Hague, Netherlands October 2013

“Trading Accuracy and Resource Usage in Highly Dynamic Vehicular Networks”, E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Conference (ITSC), The Hague, Netherlands October 2013

“A Social Node Model for Realising Information Dissemination Strategies in Delay Tolerant Networks”, S. Bastani, B. landfeldt, C. Rohner and P. Gunningberg, In Proc. ACM MSWIM 2012, Paphos, Cyprus Oct. 2012.

“A System for Coupled Road Traffic Utility Maximisation and Risk Management Using VANET”, E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt, In Proc IEEE ITSC, Anchorage, USA, Sept. 2012

“Improving Densely Deployed Wireless Network Performance In Unlicensed Spectrum through Hidden-Node Aware Channel Assignment”, S. Manitpornsut, B. Landfeldt and A. Boukerche, Performance Evaluation, Volume 68, Issue 9, September 2011, Pages 825-840.

“Cooperative Power-Aware Scheduling in Grid Computing Environments”, R. Subrata, A. Y. Zomaya and B. Landfeldt, Journal on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 70. Issue 2, 2010.

“Prolonging the System Lifetime and Equalizing the Energy for Heterogeneous Sensor Networks Using RETT Protocol”, K. Matrouk and B. Landfeldt, International Journal of Sensor Networks, vol. 6, no. 2, 2009.

“RETT-gen: A globally efficient routing protocol for wireless sensor networks by equalising sensor energy and avoiding energy holes”, K. Matrouk and B. Landfeldt, Elsevier Journal on AdHoc Networks, Vol.7 no. 3, May 2009, pp. 514-536.

“Weighted Channel Allocation and Power Control for Self-Configurable Infrastructure WLANs” , S. Manitpornsut and B. Landfeldt, Journal of Interconnection Networks, Vol. 9, No. 3 2008, pp. 299-316.

“A Cooperative Game Framework for QoS Guided Job Allocation Schemes in Grids”, R. Subrata, A. Y. Zomaya and B. Landfeldt, IEEE Transactions of Computers, vol. 57 no. 10, 2008, pp. 1413-1422.

“A Game Theoretic Approach for Load Balancing in Computational Grids", R. Subrata, A. Zomaya and B. Landfeldt, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 19, no. 2, 2007, pp 1-11.