Key Research Areas
- Information technology
- Information and communication services
- Communication systems and services (planning, organization, services)
- Construction, transportation and communications
- Information, computer and communication technologies
- Information systems and technology
- Manufacturing processes and products
- Multimedia systems and networks
- Northern development
- Communications equipment
- Software engineering
- Computer communications
- Computer software
University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa
Recent Research Projects
2015/16-2018/19 • $350,000 • PI
2017/18-2018/19 • $86,956 • PI
Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are less and less able to sustain the constant growth of content we are witnessing nowadays. They are deployed on current Internet architecture and this architecture is becoming a road block to scalability and efficiency in content distribution. Information...
2017/18-2018/19 • $52,000 • PI
Internet of Things (IoT) enables devices such as wireless sensors and actuators to be connected and to communicate with each other, with little or no human intervention. According to conservative estimates, the tally of these connected devices will reach the staggering number of 20 billion in...
2018/19 • $43,478 • PI
Edge computing enables data processing at the edge of the network. It encompasses 3 main concepts: cloudlets, multi-access edge computing (MEC), and fog computing. Cloudlets are resource rich-servers or clusters of servers located in single hop proximity of mobile devices. MEC provides cloud...
2016/17-2017/18 • $130,956 • PI
Traditional content delivery networks (CDNs) are provisioned in a static manner. This makes them less and less able to withstand the rapid and significant content growth (especially video) expected in the years to come. Furthermore their static provisioning is the main roadblock to elastic...
2014/15-2016/17 • $313,010 • PI
The 3GPP IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is a key component of 3G and beyond (3GB) telecommunication networks. It enables a robust delivery of multimedia services over different access technologies and across roaming boundaries. However, it still faces scalability and elasticity as major...
2012/13-2016/17 • $140,000 • PI
Machine to Machine (M2M) communications (M2M for short) enables devices such as wireless sensors, actuators, smart meter readers and cellular phones to communicate with each other, with little or no human intervention. It is the basis of a plethora of applications. Currently, M2M research and...
2010/11-2015/16 • $500,000 • PI
2010/11-2012/13 • $579,000 • PI,CO
Network virtualization offers a powerful way to operate multiple networks, each customized to a specific purpose, at the same time over a shared substrate. One of the key challenges facing the research community is how to better utilize all elements in the network infrastructure by means of...
2010/11-2012/13 • $120,000 • PI,CO
2010/11-2011/12 • $34,000 • PI
The deployment of 3G networks (UMTS, CDMA 2000, PackCable) along with the related service architectures has just started. Research has now shifted to post 3G networks. However, very little is being done on the related service architectures. This proposed research program is devoted to the...