Extended Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) – 4th Period
- Giving possibility to Action Members to visit other Action Members to fulfill the STSM objective
- Estimated average duration of a single STSM: 7-14 days
- Recommended transportation cost per participant: 380 EUR
- Recommended total reimbursement per participant: 1220 (7 days) - 2060 EUR (14 days)
- Estimated number of STSMs offered in the extended Call for STSMs (4th STSM Period): 10-12 STSMs
- Submission Deadline: October 22, 2017
- Acceptance notification deadline: October 27, 2017
- STSM Period: November 1, 2017 - January 20, 2018
STSM Procedure (4th Extended Call for STSMs)
- Obtain a signed letter of support from the Home Institution.
- Obtain written and signed agreement from the Host Institution that the STSM applicant can perform the activities detailed in the STSM work plan on the agreed dates.
- Complete the online application form in the e-COST system at https://e-services.cost.eu/stsm. While prepering your online application, please observe rules provided in http://www.cost.eu/STSM_userguide. In the ‘Motivation and Workplan summary’ section the applicant is required to provide:
- motivation (scientific and/or other motivation for STSM and outcomes he aims to accomplish with the STSM),
- proposed contribution to the scientific objectives of the action,
- techniques or equipment to he may learn to use (if applicable),
- general steps to planned to be used to achieve the intended aim,
- information on the relevant Working Group (what is the RECOIDIS WG your application is related with).
- specific information on the expected results (i.e., a clear set of targeted technical outcomes).
- Upload the supporting documents in the e-COST system:
- letter of support from the Home Institution,
- written agreement from the Host Institution,
- CV (including a list of academic publications).
- STSM coordinator organizes assessment of the STSM proposal together with a leader of the particular WG.
- If the decision is positive, the STSM coordinator approves the STSM in the e-COST system.
- Based on the approval in the e-COST system, the Grant Holder sends the applicant a grant letter to sign and return. The STSM should not be started until this letter has been signed and returned.
- STSM is implemented.
- The grantee is required to submit to the e-COST system a Scientific Report (3-5 pages) and Host approval of the scientific report. The Scientific Report should contain:
- STSM title,
- STSM Applicant,
- Working group,
- Purpose of the STSM,
- Description of the work carried out during the STSM,
- Description of the main results obtained,
- Future collaboration with the Host institution (if applicable),
- Foreseen publications/articles resulting from the STSM (if applicable),
- Other comments (if any).
- The failure to submit the Scientific Report within 30 days will effectively cancel the grant.
- The STSM coordinator together with WG leader evaluates the Scientific Report.
- STSM coordinator is responsible for final approving the Scientific Report in the e-COST system.
- Based on the approval of the Scientific Report visible in the e-COST system, the Grant Holder executes the payment of the grant to Applicant.
- STSM information and report is published at: http://www.cost-recodis.eu/index.php/stsms
Short Time Scientific Missions of the 4rd Period
1. Robustness quantifications and vulnerability identifications of communication networks (WG4)
STSM Applicant: Dr Xiangrong Wang, Delft University of Technology, Delft (NL)
HOST: Josep L Marzo, University of Girona, Girona (ES)
2. Finding protection paths considering SRLG-disjointness and geodiversity (WG1)
STSM Applicant: Mr Boro Nedic, Deutsche Telekom Technik, Darmstadt (DE)
HOST: Rita Girão-Silva, University of Coimbra, Coimbra (PT)
3. Selecting the SDN Controllers Placement to Enhance the Network Robustness to Multiple Node Failures (WG4)
STSM Applicant: Dr Dorabella Santos, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro (PT)
HOST: Carmen Mas Machuca, Technische Universität München, Munique (DE)
4. Investigation of OWC links under various atmospheric effects with a special focus on the state of the art car to car OWC scenario (WG2)
STSM Applicant: Mr Hristo Ivanov, Graz University of Technology, Graz (AT)
HOST: Rafael Perez, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)
5. Adding effective resistance as attack generation mechanism (WG4)
STSM Applicant: Mr Sergio Gomez Cosgaya, Escola Politecnica Superior, Girona (ES)
HOST: Hale Cetinay, Delft University of Technology, Delft (NL)
6. Resilient Internet Provisioning in VANETs (WG2)
STSM Applicant: Prof Alexey Vinel, Halmstad University, Halmstad (SE)
HOST: Dieter Fiems, Ghent University, Ghent (BE)
7. Evaluating and Improving the Survivability of Carrier Networks to Geographical Correlated Disasters (WG1)
STSM Applicant: Prof Amaro de Sousa, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro (PT)
HOST: Janos Tapolcai, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest (HU)
8. Redaction of Chapter 2.3: Post-disaster recovery and emergency networks (WG1)
STSM Applicant: Mr Gianluca Rizzo, HES SO, Sierre (CH)
HOST: Helmut neukirchen, University of Iceland, Reykjavik (IS)
9. Resilience of Optical Networks to Natural Disasters (WG1)
STSM Applicant: Prof Jacek Rak, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk (PL)
HOST: Poul Heegaard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (NO)
10. Self-organization in Sensor Networks as a Way to Increase Network Resilience During Disruptions (WG2)
STSM Applicant: Dr Rasa Bruzgiene, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas (LT)
HOST: Nadezda Kunicina, Institute of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering, Riga Technical University, Riga (LV)
11. Improving network availability in transport networks (WG1)
STSM Applicant: Mr Alija Pašić, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest (HU)
HOST: Teresa Gomes, University of Coimbra, Coimbra (PT)
12. Rain-Tolerant Wireless Mesh Network (WG2)
STSM Applicant: Dr Deepak Mehta, United Technologies Research Center, Cork (IE)
HOST: Marija Furdek, Optical Networks Lab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (SE)
13. Blockchain based Identity Privacy Preserving Electronic Health Records (EHC) for Future Smart Healthcare Environment (WG4)
STSM Applicant: Dr Madhusanka Liyanage, University of Oulu, Oulun yliopisto (FI)
HOST: Pardeep Kumar, University of Oxford, Oxford (UK)
14. Euclidean Steiner trees with soft obstacles – Obtaining a spine for a communication network avoiding disaster prone areas (WG1)
STSM Applicant: Mr Luís Garrote, University of Coimbra, Coimbra (PT)
HOST: Martin Zachariasen, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Odense (DK)