Richard Figura


NameRichard Figura
AddressSchützenbahn 70
Building SA
45127 Essen

Research Interests

  • Data Collection in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Deployment Planning of Wireless Sensor Networks


  • Current Projects:
  • Former Projects:
    • PLANET (Platform for the Deployment and Operation of Heterogeneous Networked Cooperating Objects)
    • NOBEL (Neighbourhood Oriented Brokerage ELectricity and monitoring system)


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Falk Brockmann, Richard Figura, Marcus Handte, Pedro José Marrón: RSSI based passive detection of persons for estimating properties of waiting lines using Bluetooth Low Energy. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN 18), Forthcoming. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Richard Figura, Matteo Ceriotti, Sascha Jungen, Sascha Hevelke, Tobias Hagemeier, Pedro José Marrón: Morpheus: Simulate Reality for the Orchestration of Deployed Networked Embedded Systems. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN 18), Forthcoming. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Margarita Mulero-Pázmány, José Ramiro Martinez-de Dios, Richard Figura, Chia-Yen Shih, Marc Schwarzbach, Francisco Alarcón, Andrea Kropp, Héctor Nebot, Janek Mann, Emilian Radoi, Gianluca Dini, Antidio Viguria Jiménez, Juan José Negro, Anibal Ollero, Pedro José Marrón: The Integration of UAS in Internet of Things for Conservation Biology. UAS applications for environmental issues, UAS4ENVIRO, 2017. (Type: Miscellaneous | Abstract)
Sascha Jungen, Matteo Ceriotti, Richard Figura, Pedro José Marrón: Situated Wireless Networks Optimisation through Model-based Relocation of Nodes. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS 2017), 2017. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Richard Figura, Alexander Willner: Das Linked Open Data Warehouse. Deutsche Oracle-Anwendergruppe, DOAG, 2017. (Type: Miscellaneous | Abstract | Links)


Richard Figura, Chia-Yen Shih, Matteo Ceriotti, Songwei Fu, Falk Brockmann, Héctor Nebot, Francisco Alarcón, Andrea Kropp, Konstantin Kondak, Marc Schwarzbach, Antidio Viguria Jiménez, Margarita Mulero-Pázmány, Gianluca Dini, Jesús Capitán, Pedro José Marrón: Kassandra: A Framework for Distributed Simulation of Heterogeneous Cooperating Objects. Journal of Systems Architecture, pp. -, 2016, ISSN: 1383-7621. (Type: Journal Article | Links)
Richard Figura, Oliver Schmitz, Tobias Hagemeier, Matteo Ceriotti, Falk Brockmann, Margarita Mulero-Pázmány, Pedro José Marrón: ICELUS : Investigating Strategy Switching for Throughput Maximization to a Mobile Sink. Proceedings of the 12th IEEE conference on Wireless On-demand Network systems and Services (WONS 2016), Cortina, Italy, 2016. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Richard Figura, Sascha Jungen, Matteo Ceriotti, Pedro José Marrón: Poster Abstract: Deployment, Reconfiguration and Adaptation through Modelling and Simulation in DREAMS. 12th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, Porto, Portugal, 2015. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Robert Sauter, Sascha Jungen, Richard Figura, Pedro José Marrón: Notos: Efficient Emulation of Wireless Sensor Networks with Binary-to-Source Translation. Proceedings of the 8th EAI International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTOOLS 2015), Athens, Greece, 2015. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)


Richard Figura, Matteo Ceriotti, Chia-Yen Shih, Margarita Mulero-Pázmány, Songwei Fu, Roberta Daidone, Sascha Jungen, Juanjo José Negro, Pedro José Marrón: IRIS: Efficient Visualization, Data Analysis and Experiment Management for Wireless Sensor Networks. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ubiquitous Environments, 1 (3), 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Links)
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Supervised Theses


  • “Approximate Data Collection of Spatially Correlated Data with Mobile Sinks” (2015)
  • “Cooperative Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Sinks” (2013)


  • “CAKE: An Android Based Framework for an Intuitive Remote Control of Smart Environments” (2014)
  • “Approximate Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Sinks (2013)
  • “Design und Entwicklung einer graphischen Benutzerschnittstelle für die Planung von Sensornetzen” (2012)
  • “Link Quality Prediction of IEEE 802.15.4 Radios Using Least Mean Square Algorithm” (2011)

Employments and Education

  • 10.2015 – Present: CISS TDI
  • 06.2010 – Present: NES Group, University of Duisburg-Essen, researcher.
  • 06.2010: Diplom in computer science (“Informatik”), University of Bonn
  • 10.2009 – 06.2010: SNPC Group, University of Duisburg-Essen, student researcher.
  • 05.2007 – 09.2009: Abt. IV, University of Bonn, student researcher.
  • 02.2005 – 04.2007: IAAK, University of Bonn, student helper
  • 04.2004 – 11.2004: CISS TDI
  • 04.2004: Abitur, Rheingymnasium Sinzig