Dr. Matteo (Ceriotti) Zella


NameMatteo (Ceriotti) Zella
PositionSenior Researcher
AddressSchützenbahn 70
Building SA
45127 Essen

Research Interests

  • Internet of Things, Cyber-Physical Systems, Networked Embedded Systems… and Synonyms
  • Everything Wireless yet Dependable
  • No-Surprises, Easy Deployment of Low-Power Wireless Systems: From Design to Validation


  • Alexander von Humboldt Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Germany, 2012
  • EWSN/CONET Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, Trento, Italy, 2012
  • Best Paper Award at IPSN/SPOTS, Chicago (IL), USA, 2011
  • Best Paper Award at IPSN/SPOTS, San Francisco (CA), USA, 2009


  • Since 04.2014 University of Duisburg-Essen, Senior Researcher (Networked Embedded Systems, NES)
  • 08.2012–03.2014 RWTH Aachen University, Alexander von Humboldt Post-Doctoral Fellow (Communication and Distributed Systems, COMSYS)
  • 01.2012–07.2012 RWTH Aachen University, Post-Doctoral Researcher (Communication and Distributed Systems, COMSYS)
  • 05.2011–12.2011 Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Post-Doctoral Researcher (Embedded Systems, ES)
  • 11.2006–04.2011 Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Ph.D. Student (Embedded Systems, ES)
  • 05.2006–10.2006 Politecnico di Milano, Research Assistant (Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, DEI)


  • 2011 – PhD in Information and Communication Technology from University of Trento and Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy (Topic: Guaranteeing Communication Quality in Real World WSN Deployments)
  • 2006 – Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 2003 – Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy


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Carlos Medina-Sánchez, Matteo Zella, Jesús Capitán, Pedro José Marrón: From Perception to Navigation in Environments with Persons: An Indoor Evaluation of the State of the Art. In: Sensors, vol. 22, no. 3, 2022, ISBN: 1424-8220. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links)


Sayedsepehr Mosavat, Matteo Zella, Pedro José Marrón: Demo: SOCRAETES: SOlar Cells Recorded And EmulaTed EaSily. In: International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), ACM Digital Library, 2021, ISBN: 978-0-9949886-5-2, (Best Video Award for the Posters and Demos Track). (Type: Inproceedings | Abstract | Links)


Hugues Smeets, Matteo Ceriotti, Pedro José Marrón: Adapting Recursive Sinusoidal Software Oscillators for Low-Power Fixed-Point Processors. In: ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, vol. 19, no. 3, 2020, ISSN: 1539-9087. (Type: Journal Article | Links)
Carlos Medina-Sánchez, Matteo Zella, Jesús Capitán, Pedro José Marrón: Semantic Mapping with Low-Density Point-Clouds for Service Robots in Indoor Environments. In: Appl. Sci., vol. 10, no. 7154, 2020. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links)
Carlos Medina-Sánchez, Jesús Capitán, Matteo Zella, Pedro José Marrón: Point-Cloud Fast Filter for People Detection with Indoor Service Robots. In: 2020 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC), pp. 161-165, 2020. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)
Simon Janzon, Carlos Medina-Sánchez, Matteo Zella, Pedro José Marrón: Person Re-Identification in Human Following Scenarios: An Experience with RGB-D Cameras. In: 2020 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC), pp. 424-425, 2020. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)


Sascha Jungen, Matteo Ceriotti, Pedro José Marrón: Follow the Rays: Understanding the Interplay between Environment and System through In-Situ Wireless Modelling. In: Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM'19), Miami, USA, 2019. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Sascha Jungen, Matteo Ceriotti, Valentin Fitz, Alexander Julian Golkowski, Pedro José Marrón: Where are You? Localising Stationary Nodes with Limited Information. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 44th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Osnabrück, Germany, 2019. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Christian Renner, Matteo Zella: The Internet of Intermittent Things, a Land of Low-Hanging Fruits. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Energy Harvesting & Energy-Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSsys 2019) , 2019. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Carlos Medina-Sánchez, Matteo Zella, Jesús Capitán, Pedro José Marrón: Efficient Traversability Mapping for Service Robots Using a Point-cloud Fast Filter. In: Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR'19), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2019. (Type: Inproceedings | )
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