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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Richard Figura, Matteo Ceriotti, Sascha Jungen, Sascha Hevelke, Tobias Hagemeier, Pedro José Marrón: Morpheus: Simulate Reality for the Orchestration of Deployed Networked Embedded Systems. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN 18), 2018. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Songwei Fu, Yan Zhang, Matteo Ceriotti, Yuming Jiang, Markus Packeiser, Pedro José Marrón : Modeling Packet Loss Rate of IEEE 802.15.4 Links in Diverse Environmental Conditions. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC 2018), 2018. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Matteo Ceriotti, Amy L Murphy: Reins-MAC: Firefly Inspired Communication Scheduling for Reliable Low-Power Wireless. In: Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO'18), 2018. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Songwei Fu, Matteo Ceriotti, Yuming Jiang, Chia-Yen Shih, Xintao Huan, Pedro José Marrón : An Approach to Detect Anomalous Degradation in Signal Strength of IEEE 802.15.4 Links. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON 2018), 2018. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Yan Zhang, Songwei Fu, Yuming Jiang, Matteo Ceriotti, Markus Packeiser, Pedro José Marrón: An LQI-Based Packet Loss Rate Model for IEEE 802.15.4 Links. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’18), 2018. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Eduardo Ferrera, Matteo Ceriotti, Sascha Jungen, Ninja Heisse, Jesús Capitán, Pedro José Marrón: Marrying Stationary Low-Power Wireless Networks and Mobile Robots in a Hybrid Surveillance System. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS'18), 2018. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)


Hanno Wirtz, Torsten Zimmermann, Matteo Ceriotti, Klaus Wehrle: Encrypting Data to Pervasive Contexts. In: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2017. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Sascha Jungen, Matteo Ceriotti, Richard Figura, Pedro José Marrón: Situated Wireless Networks Optimisation through Model-based Relocation of Nodes. In: Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS 2017), 2017. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Sascha Jungen, Matteo Ceriotti, Pedro José Marrón: Demo: A Model-based Framework for the Situated Design and Deployment of Wireless Embedded Systems. In: Proceedings of the 15th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2017), 2017. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Hugues Smeets, Matteo Ceriotti, Eduardo Ferrera, Pedro José Marrón: Replacing Free-Ranging Robots with Alternative Mobile Nodes. In: 26th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), 2017. (Type: Inproceedings | Abstract | Links)
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