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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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)


Richard Figura, Chia-Yen Shih, Songwei Fu, Roberta Daidone, Sascha Jungen, Pedro José Marrón: IRIS: A Flexible and Extensible Experiment Management and Data Analysis Tool for Wireless Sensor Networks. Proceedings of 4th EAI International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-CUBE 2013), Lucca, Italy, 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)


Richard Figura, Sascha Jungen, Ramin Soleymani, Chia-Yen Shih, Pedro José Marrón: Demo Abstract: IMAC, Enabling Flexible Configuration and Result Analysis for Diverse Wireless Sensor Network Experiments. 9th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, Trento, Italy, 2012. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Robert Sauter, Richard Figura, Olga Saukh, Pedro José Marrón: Boreas: Efficient Synchronization for Scalable Emulation of Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS 2011), Valencia, Spain, 2011. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)
Pedro José Marrón, Chia-Yen Shih, Richard Figura, Songwei Fu, Ramin Soleymani: Challenges in the Planning, Deployment, Maintenance and Operation of Large-Scale Networked Heterogeneous Cooperating Objects. the Fifth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011. (Type: Inproceedings | )
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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