Rute C. Sofia

IIoT Competence Centre Head
fortiss GmbH
Participates in 4 items

Rute C. Sofia (PhD 2004) is the Industrial IoT Head at fortiss - research institute of the Free State of Bavaria for software intensive services and systems in Munich, Germany. She is also an Invited Associate Professor of University Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, and an Associate Researcher at ISTAR, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Rute's research background has been developed on industrial and on academic context, and she has co-founded COPELABS (2012-2019, Lisbon, Portugal), research unit which she also steered between 2013-2017. and where she was a Senior Researcher until 2019. She has co-founded Senception Lda (2013), a startup focused on personal communication platforms. Her current research interests are: network architectures and protocols; IoT; edge computing; in-network computation; network mining. Rute holds over 60 peer-reviewed publications in her fields of expertise, and 9 patents. She is an ACM Senior member and an ACM Europe Councilor, and an IEEE Senior Member. She is also an N2Women Awards Co-chair.

Before COPELABS/ULHT, she was a senior researcher at INESC TEC (07-10, Porto, Portugal), where she steered the "Internet Architectures and Networking" area of UTM, team dedicated to wireless/cellular networking architectures and to user-centric networking paradigms. She was (04-07, Munich, Germany) a senior research scientist in Siemens AG and Nokia-Siemens Networks GmbH, focusing on aspects such as: fixed-mobile convergence; carrier-grade Ethernet; QoS; IPv6 interoperability.

Rute holds a BEng in Informatics Engineering by Universidade de Coimbra (1995); M.Sc.(1999) and Ph.D. (2004, “Summa cum Laude”) in Informatics by Universidade de Lisboa. During her PhD studies, she was a visiting scholar (2000-2003) at Northwestern University (ICAIR) and at University of Pennsylvania.

Sessions in which Rute C. Sofia participates

Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Dublin
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
EU-IoT: The NGIoT Initiative
2 hours 45 minutes, 1:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Croke Park Conference Centre - Suite 679/680

Workshop

Monique Calisti, Martel Innovate (Speaker)

Rolf Riemenschneider, European Commission (Speaker)

Federico M. Facca, Martel Innovate (Speaker)

Tanya Suarez, BluSpecs (Speaker)

Florin-Calin Paun, RAFAUT Group (Speaker)

Rute C. Sofia, fortiss GmbH (Speaker)

John Soldatos, INTRASOFT International (Speaker)

Paul Delaney, Cellnex Ireland (Speaker)

Daragh OBrien (Speaker)

Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Dublin
9:00 AM
9:00 AM

Croke Park Conference Centre - Hogan Mezzanine 1

Panel

Sergio Gusmeroli, Politecnico di Milano (Moderator)

Alessandro Liani, Video Systems (Keynote speaker)

Max Lemke, European Commission (Speaker)

Rute C. Sofia, fortiss GmbH (Speaker)

Natalie Samovich, ENERCOUTIM (Speaker)

1:45 PM
1:45 PM

Croke Park Conference Centre - Davin Suite

Panel

Charles Sturman, AIOTI (Moderator)

Marcin Plociennik, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center FutureLabs (Speaker)

Lingbo Kong, Huawei Edge Computing over TSN (Speaker)

Tom de Block, AIOTI WG on Distributed Ledger Technologies (Speaker)

Rute C. Sofia, fortiss GmbH (Moderator)

Georgios Karagiannis, Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH (Speaker)

Natalie Samovich, ENERCOUTIM (Speaker)

Francois Fischer, FSCOM (Speaker)

Ricardo Vitorino, Ubiwhere (Speaker)

Thursday 23 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Dublin
1:45 PM
1:45 PM

Croke Park Conference Centre - Suite 681/682

Workshop

Antonio Skarmeta, Universidad de Murcia (Moderator)

Konstantinos Loupos, INLECOM (Moderator)

Sérgio Figueiredo, INSTITUTO PEDRO NUNES (Moderator)

Christos Xenakis, University of Pireus (Speaker)

Rute C. Sofia, fortiss GmbH (Speaker)

Panagiotis Sarigiannidis, UOWM (Speaker)

George Bravos, SENTINEL (Speaker)

Dimitrios Kavallieros, CERTH-ITI (Speaker)

Mert Nakip, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics Polish Academy of Sciences (Speaker)

Sessions in which Rute C. Sofia attends

Monday 20 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Dublin
7:00 PM
7:00 PM

Croke Park Conference Centre - Hogan Foyer & Suite

Alison Gilliland, Dublin City Council (Speaker)