Sokol Kosta

Sokol Kosta

Assistant Professor

External positions

PostDoc, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Jun 2015May 2016

PostDoc, CS Department, Sapienza University of Rome

Mar 2013May 2016

Frederikskaj 12

Building: 3-38

2450 København SV

Denmark

Frederikskaj 12

Building: B, 3-36

2450 København SV

Denmark

Research profile

Mobile cloud computing, Parallel and distributed systems, Security of wireless networks and systems, Analysis and modeling of mobile social networks.
 

Ideas for Student Projects or Thesis (Contact me if you are interested in one of the following topics or other related ones)

  • CloneData: Authorization System for sensitive user data through a phone clone in the cloud.
  • Using machine learning for detecting river water pollution via crowdsourced images.
  • Distributed machine learning framework (collection points).
  • Build an electronic voting system with a central server.
  • Build an electronic voting system using blockchain technology.
  • Computation offloading from underwater robots to the edge of the network (ROS programming language).

Professional Services

TPC
2017 - TPC Member of PPAM '17, MAMHIP Workshop.
2017 - TPC Member of ICA3PP '17, Track "Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical-Social Computing".
2016 - TPC member of ICC '16.
 
Editor
2017 - Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue "Big Data Driven Mobile Cloud Computing" for the journal "Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing". Publishers: Wiley and Hindawi.
 
Reviewer
Pervasive and Mobile Computing, IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE SECON, IEEE WiMoB, IEEE ICC, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing.
 
Conference Organization Volunteer
IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Rome, Italy. 

Teaching profile

  • Autumn 2017 - Object Oriented Programming I, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen.
  • Oct. 2017 - Guest Lecture on Cloud Computing, Internet technologies and service architectures, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Sep. 2017 - Guest Lecture on Databases, Content and Media Management, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Spring 2017 - Object Oriented Programming II, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen.
  • Autumn 2016 - Object Oriented Programming I, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen.
  • Oct. 2016 - Guest Lecture on Cloud Computing, Internet technologies and service architectures, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Sep. 2016 - Guest Lecture on Databases, Content and Media Management, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2015 - Substitute Lecturer, Computer Networks and Computer Architecture, Department of CS and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
  • 2014 - Tutor, Computer Science and Enterprise, ENLABS, Rome, Italy. Introductory programming course for high-school students.
  • 2013 - Teaching Assistant, Computer Science for Statistics, Department of Statistics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Python programming and SQL databases.
  • 2012 - Tutor, Python course for high-school students – Olympiad of Informatics, CS Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2012 - Tutor, C Programming language, Department of Mathematics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2012 - Teaching Assistant, Computer Organization and Design, CS Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

Supervision of Bachelor, Master, and PhD students

  • Autumn 2017 - Technical supervision of 1st year students on OOP1 projects.
  • Autumn 2017 - Michele Zanitti, Master's degree thesis: "A Diversity by Design Proposal for a Movie Recommender System", CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark. Graduated with 12/12. Co-supervised with Jannick Sorensen.
  • Spring 2017 - Technical supervision of 1st year students on OOP2 projects.
  • Autumn 2016 - Technical supervision of 1st year students on OOP1 projects.
  • 2016 - Master’s Project, 2nd year, 1 student, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark. Project Title - TBD.
  • 2016 - Bachelor Group Project, 2nd year, 4 students, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Project Title - RFINDER: Locating stolen bikes in Copenhagen.
  • 2016 - Bachelor Group Project, 2nd year, 5 students, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Project Title - Vehicle to Bicycle Communication for increasing drivers’ awareness.
  • 2015-2016 - Dimitris Chatzopoulos, PhD Student, Department of CS and Engineering, HKUST, Hong Kong.
  • 2015-2016 - Francisco Airton Silva, PhD Student, Informatics Center, UFPE, Brazil. Visiting PhD student at CS Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2015 - Mahdieh Ahmadi, Master Student, Department of CS and Engineering, Hong Kong. Visiting student from Sharif University, Tehran, Iran.
  • 2014 - Oltion Doda, Master Thesis, CS Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2014 - Adriano Di Luzio, Bachelor Thesis, CS Dept., Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2013 - Elvis Angelaccio, Bachelor Thesis, CS Dept., Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2013 - Alessandro Gaeta, Master Thesis, CS Dept., Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
  • 2012 - Manuela Benedetti, Bachelor Thesis, CS Dept., Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. 

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