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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Tomas Fernández-Steeger, Matteo Ceriotti, Agila Bitsch Jó Link, Matthias May, Klaus Hentschel, Klaus Wehrle: And Then, the Weekend Started: Story of a WSN Deployment on a Construction Site. In: Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 156–171, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | )
Florian Schmidt, Matteo Ceriotti, Klaus Wehrle: Bit Error Distribution and Mutation Patterns of Corrupted Packets in Low-power Wireless Networks. In: Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental Evaluation and Characterization (WINTECH '13), pp. 49–56, 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Marcel Bosling, Matteo Ceriotti, Torsten Zimmermann, Ágila Bitsch Jó Link, Klaus Wehrle: Fingerprinting Channel Dynamics in Indoor Low-power Wireless Networks. In: Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental Evaluation and Characterization (WINTECH '13), pp. 65–72, 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Matteo Ceriotti, Alexandr Krylovskiy, Klaus Wehrle: Towards Application-Centric Deployment of Low-Power Wireless Networks. In: Sammelband der Beiträge zum 12. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Drahtlose Sensornetze (Technical Report), 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Elias Weingaertner, Matteo Ceriotti, Klaus, Wehrle: How to simulate the Internet of Things?. In: Sammelband der Beiträge zum 11. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Drahtlose Sensornetze (Technical Report), 2012. (Type: Inproceedings | )


Matteo Ceriotti, Michele CorrÁ, Leandro D'Orazio, Roberto Doriguzzi, Daniele Facchin, Stefan Guna, Gian Paolo Jesi, Renato Lo Cigno, Luca Mottola, Amy L Murphy, Massimo Pescalli, Gian Pietro Picco, Denis Pregnolato, Carloalberto Torghele: Is there light at the ends of the tunnel? Wireless sensor networks for adaptive lighting in road tunnels. In: Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN'11), pp. 187-198, 2011. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Matteo Chini, Matteo Ceriotti, Ramona Marfievici, Amy L Murphy, Gian Pietro Picco: Demo Abstract: TRIDENT, Untethered Observation of Physical Communication Made to Share. In: 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. In: ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, vol. 7, no. 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. In: SPIE International Journal on Smart Structures and Systems, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Advances and Applications for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring., vol. 6, no. 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. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Real-world Wireless Sensor Networks (REALWSN'10), pp. 25–36, 2010. (Type: Inproceedings | )
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