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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Matteo Chini, Matteo Ceriotti, Ramona Marfievici, Amy L Murphy, Gian Pietro Picco: Demo Abstract: TRIDENT, Untethered Observation of Physical Communication Made to Share. Demo at the 9th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys '11), 2011. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Matteo Ceriotti, Stefan Guna, Amy L Murphy: Not All Wireless Sensor Networks Are Created Equal: A Comparative Study on Tunnels. ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 7 (2), pp. 15:1–15:33, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | )
Daniele Zonta, Huayong Wu, Matteo Pozzi, Paolo Zanon, Matteo Ceriotti, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Amy L Murphy, Stefan Guna, Michele Corrá: Wireless Sensor Networks for Permanent Health Monitoring of Historic Constructions. SPIE International Journal on Smart Structures and Systems, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Advances and Applications for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring., 6 (5-6), 2010. (Type: Journal Article | )
Matteo Ceriotti, Matteo Chini, Amy L Murphy, Gian Pietro Picco, Francesca Cagnacci, Bryony Tolhurst: Motes in the Jungle: Lessons Learned Froma Short-term WSN Deployment in the Ecuador Cloud Forest. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Real-world Wireless Sensor Networks (REALWSN'10), pp. 25–36, 2010. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Matteo Ceriotti, Amy L Murphy: Demo Abstract: A MAC Contest between LPL (the Champion) and Reins-MAC (the Challenger, an Anarchic TDMA Scheduler Providing QoS). Demo at the 8th ACM International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys'10), 2010. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Huayong Wu, Daniele Zonta, Matteo Pozzi, Paolo Zanon, Matteo Ceriotti, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Stefan Guna, Amy L Murphy, Michele Corra: Long term wireless ambient monitoring of heritage buildings. Proceedings of the SPIE International Conference on Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, 2010. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Matteo Ceriotti, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Amy L Murphy, Stefan Guna, Michele CorrÁ, Matteo Pozzi, Daniele Zonta, Paolo Zanon: Monitoring Heritage Buildings with Wireless Sensor Networks: The Torre Aquila Deployment. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN '09), pp. 277–288, 2009. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Matteo Ceriotti, Roberto Doriguzzi, Stefan Guna, Renato Lo Cigno, Luca Mottola, Amy L Murphy, Matteo Nardelli, Gian Pietro Picco, Carloalberto Torghele: Demo Abstract: Adaptive Lighting in Road Tunnels Using Wireless Sensor Networks. Demo at the 1st European TinyOS Technology Exchange (ETTX'09), 2009. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Daniele Zonta, Matteo Pozzi, Huayong Wu, Paolo Zanon, Matteo Ceriotti, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Amy L Murphy, Stefan Guna: Real-Time Health Monitoring of Historic Buildings with Wireless Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM'09), 2009. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Matteo Ceriotti, Amy L Murphy, Gian Pietro Picco: Data Sharing vs. Message Passing: Synergy or Incompatibility?: An Implementation-driven Case Study. Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC'08), pp. 100–107, 2008. (Type: Inproceedings | )
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