• 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

 


Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) – 4th Period

  • Giving possibility to Action Members (especially Early Career Investigators - ECIs) 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 4th STSM Period: 20-25 STSMs

 

  • Submission Deadline: September 22, 2017
  • Acceptance notification deadline: September 27, 2017
  • STSM Period: October 1, 2017 - January 20, 2018

STSM Procedure (4th Call for STSMs)

  1. Obtain a signed letter of support from the Home Institution.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).
  4. 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).
  5. STSM coordinator organizes assessment of the STSM proposal together with a leader of the particular WG.
  6. If the decision is positive, the STSM coordinator approves the STSM in the e-COST system.
  7. 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.
  8. STSM is implemented.
  9. 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,
    • Host,
    • Period,
    • 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).
  10. The failure to submit the Scientific Report within 30 days will effectively cancel the grant.
  11. The STSM coordinator together with WG leader evaluates the Scientific Report.
  12. STSM coordinator is responsible for final approving the Scientific Report in the e-COST system.
  13. 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.
  14. STSM information and report is published at: http://www.cost-recodis.eu/index.php/stsms

1. Calculating Risk Profiles for Large-Scale Disasters

STSM applicant: Fernando Kuipers
STSM host institution: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Status: Completed
Report

 

2. Measurements of 5G Networks in disaster based situations

STSM applicant: Eryk Schiller
STSM host institution: EURECOM, France
Status: Completed
Report

 

3. Impact of weather-based disruptions on interdependency between power grids and communication networks

STSM applicant: Francesco Musumeci
STSM host institution: University of Coimbra, Portugal
Status: Completed
Report

 

4. Denial-of-Service Vulnerability of Cloudbased Measurement and Remediation Systems

STSM applicant: Gabor Retvari
STSM host institution: University of Glasgow, UK
Status: Completed
Report

 

5. Secured P2P adhoc wireless network for resilience infrastructureless communication

STSM applicant: Panayiotis Kolios
STSM host institution: Institut für Informatik der Technischen Universität München, Germany
Status: Completed
Report

 

6. Protection in SDM networks

STSM applicant: Róza Goścień
STSM host institution: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Status: Completed
Report

 

7. Cost/Robustness trade-off optimisation for VM placement

STSM applicant: Sasko Ristov
STSM host institution: Technical University of Munich, Germany
Status: Completed
Report

 

8. Hiding the information on network structure/architecture

STSM applicant: Wojciech Kmiecik
STSM host institution: SBA Research, Vienna, Austria
Status: Completed
Report

 

9. Mobility prediction under network failure conditions

STSM applicant: Zhongliang Zhao
STSM host institution: University Aveiro, Portugal
Status: Completed
Report

 

10. Modelling, evaluation and analysis of control plane availability in Software Defined Networking (SDN)

STSM applicant: Petra Stojsavljevic
STSM host institution: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Status: Completed
Report

 

11. Evaluating and improving the robustness of the networks under attacks

STSM applicant: Petra Stojsavljevic
STSM host institution: Broadband Communications and Distributed Systems, University of Girona
Status: Completed
Report

 

12. Platoon-based Vehicular Networks towards Smart Grid Resilience

STSM applicant: Sabita Maharjan
STSM host institution: Halmstad University, Sweden
Status: Completed
Report

 

13. Delay Constrained Offloading in Vehicular Edge Computing Networks

STSM applicant: Alexey Vinel
STSM host institution: Simula Research Laboratory, Fornebu, Norway
Status: Completed
Report