ISSNIP Summer School 2008

Challenges and Directions for Sensor Networks

November 12th - 13th, 2008
The University of Melbourne, Australia.

The ISSNIP-SENSEI Summer School is being held at the University of Melbourne on the Wednesday November 12th and Thursday November 13th, 2008.  The summer school will encompass a range of topics related to sensor networks technology, current work and ongoing challenges. Featuring leading speakers from Europe and Australia, the school will provide valuable insights for research students, post-docs and academics alike into this interdisciplinary field.

Registration is free and lunch is included. Numbers are limited. To register, simply indicate your intention to attend via email to    issnip (at) ee (dot) unimelb (dot) edu (dot) au.  Replace the (at) and (dot) with appropriate symbols. 

Click here for the program in pdf.

Click here for the location map in pdf.

Click here for the flyer in pdf.

Presentation slides of this summer school are available for download.

Alex Gluhak [pdf]

Jussi Haapola [pdf]

Raj Buyya [pdf]

Nicola Bui [pdf]

Paul Peng Deng [pdf]

Yee Wei Law [pdf]

Pubudu Pathirana [pdf]


LocationUniversity of Melbourne,  Alan Gilbert Building (Building 104),
Gratten Street, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia.
[Location MAP]

Time Presenter Topic
Wednesday, 12th November, 2008
Alan Gilbert Building -
Lecture Theatre 3
09.30 AM

M. Palaniswami
University of Melbourne, Australia


09.40 AM

Alex Gluhak
Ericsson, Ireland

Towards an Architecture for a Real World Internet

10.40 AM Coffee Break
11.00 AM Alex Gluhak
Ericsson, Ireland

Towards an Architecture for a Real World Internet... (continued)

11.30 AM Research forum

12.00 PM Lunch
01.00 PM

Jussi Haapola
University of Oulu, Finland

WS&AN islands envisioned for SENSEI including protocols and interfaces with the global framework
2.30 PM Coffee Break
02.50 PM

Raj Buyya and Tom Kobialka
University of Melbourne, Australia

SensorWeb: Unifying Sensor Networks and Grid Computing with the World-Wide Web
Thursday, 13th November, 2008
Alan Gilbert Building -
Lecture Theatre 2
09.30 AM

Nicola Bui
CFR Italy

Wireless reprogrammability, routing and energy efficiency in sensor networks. Example of "Synapse", a wireless reprogramming tool - performances and demonstration

11.00 AM Coffee Break
11.20 AM Pubudu Pathirana
Deakin University, Australia

Localization in sensor networks

11.50 AM Huan Zhang
Deakin University, Australia
Optimization based approach to formations
12.20 PM Lunch
01.20 PM Paul Peng Deng
Daintree Networks / University of Melbourne, Australia
Sensor Network deployment and development SunSPOTS
02.20 PM Coffee Break
02.40 PM

Yee Wei Law
University of Melbourne, Australia

Security in Sensor Networks

03.20 PM

Closing discussion
SENSEI & ISSNIP researchers

SENSEI-ISSNIP perspectives and challenges for sensor network deployment


Supported by ISSNIP and the SENSEI consortium (

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