A network-centric point of view on Smart Grids

Speaker : Alexander Pelov
Telecom Bretagne
Date: 28/11/2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: LINCS Meeting Room 40


Date: 28/11/2012,  LINCS Salle de Conseil
Room: 14h-15h
Speaker: Alexander Pelov (Telecom Bretagne)
Talk: A network-centric point of view on Smart Grids
Abstract: The Smart Grid is the evolution of this complex network, with one of the major factors being the integration of Machine-to-Machine type communications in every element of this network. This talk will concentrate on presenting the ongoing and future projects related to Smart Grids in Telecom Bretagne, such as networking protocols for Home Area Networks (HAN) and Neighborhood Area Networks (NAN).
Biography: Alexander Pelov is an Associate Professor of Computer Networks in the “Networking, Multimedia and Security” department at the Graduate Engineering School Telecom Bretagne, France. His research focuses on networking protocols for Machine-to-Machine communications, energy efficiency in wireless networks, and protocols and algorithms for Smart Grid applications, most notably related to Smart Meters, sub-metering and Electrical Vehicles. He received his M.Sc. (2005) from the University of Provence, France and Ph.D. (2009) from the University of Strasbourg, France, both in Computer Science.