Grid-Lite: A network integrated semi-autonomous local area electricity system

by Mark Apperley, University of Waikato

Professor Mark Apperley
University of Waikato: the main focus of my research has been human-computer interaction. Work in this area includes the MINNIE cad system, the invention of the bifocal display, the development of the Lean Cuisine notation for the description and design of direct manipulation interfaces, techniques for the evaluation of interfaces, the study of CSCW systems, and techniques for information visualisation. In recent years I have been engaged in energy informatics research, specifically the application of ICT in renewable and efficient energy utilization.

The Implementation of green routing in sofware-defined data center networks

by Hao Zhu, University of Amsterdam

Hao Zhu
is a PhD student in the System and Network Engineering group at the University of Amsterdam. 

His research interests are in the area of Green IT, cloud computing and semantic web. To be particular, he studies power estimation models, power management of distributed system and semantic descriptions of energy-aware infrastructures. 

On the Complexity Electric Vehicles Recharge  Scheduling

by Cristina Rottondi, Giacomo Verticale, and Giovanni Neglia - received the best paper award in Online GreenComm 2014, IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications.

Cristina Rottondi  received both Bachelor and Master Degrees “cum laude” in Telecommunications Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2008 and 2010 respectively.

She concluded her PhD in in Information Engineering in 2013 and is currently postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Electronics, Information, and Bioengineering (DEIB) of Politecnico di Milano. Her research interests include data privacy and security in the Automatic Metering Infrastructure of Smart Grids and optical networks planning.