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Carlos Becker Westphall

Carlos Becker Westphall is a Full Professor, since 1993, at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He is the founder of LANOMS (Latin American Network Operations and Management Symposium), and of the Network and Management Laboratory at the Federal University of Santa Catarina.

Carlos Becker Westphall
Photo in 1987 (age 26)
Born (1961-09-16) September 16, 1961 (age 55)
Fields Computer network, Cloud computing, Security, IoT
Institutions Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
University of Toulouse
Federal University of Santa Catarina

He has contributed to IEEE, as secretary and vice-chair of CNOM (Committee on Network Operation and Management), and as member of IEEE Communications Society Membership Programs Development Board; to IFIP as member of WG6.6 - Management of Networks and Distributed Systems; to Elsevier as editorial board member of the Computer Networks Journal; to Springer as board of editors and senior technical editor of the Journal of Network and Systems Management; and to International Academy, Research, and Industry Association as Latin America Liaison Board Chair.

Obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1985 and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science in 1988, both at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Obtained a D.Sc. degree in Computer Science (Network and Service Management) in 1991, at the University of Toulouse, France.

Honors, awards and achievementsEdit

  • Paper selected from ACM International Middleware Conference, Workshop Proceedings, 2003 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1] Extended Version at Wiley Journal - Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2004.[2]
  • Tutorial at IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2010, in Osaka, Japan.[3]
  • Best paper of CLEI 2011, in Quito, Ecuador.[4] Extended Version at CLEIej 2012.[5]
  • International Academy, Research, and Industry Association Fellow,[6] and Award Plaque,[7] in 2011.
  • Keynote speech at GlobeNet 2012, in Reunion Island, France.[8]
  • Paper at IEEE ComSoc Technology News, in 2012.[9]
  • Tutorial at WorldComp 2013, Achievement Award,[10] and Slides,[11] in Las Vegas, USA.
  • IEEE Communications Society 20 years member, Certificate of Appreciation, in 2013.[12]
  • Best paper of ICN 2013,[13] in Seville, Spain. Extended version at IJANS, in 2014.[14]
  • Tutorial at NetWare 2014,[15] in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Paper selected from ICN 2014, in Nice, France. Extended version at IJAIS 2014.[16]
  • Panel at Forum RNP 2015, in Brasília, Brazil.[17]
  • Keynote speech at ConSerpro 2015, in Florianópolis, Brazil.[18]
  • Tutorial at NexComm 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal.[19]
  • Paper selected from ICN 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal. Extended version at IJANS.[20]
  • Presentation at CyberSecurity 2016, in Brasilia, Brazil.[21]
  • Tutorial at NexComm 2017, in Venice, Italy.[22]

Westphall has published a paper in 1984 entitled "Receiver for modem in accordance with CCITT Recommendation V.22, in Portuguese", enabling the development of this modem in Brazil. He has presented the first master thesis about network management in Brazil, entitled "Proposition for Data Communications Management Functions" in 1988. He was the youngest Full Professor in Brazilian Federal Universities with 31 years old, in 1993. Supervisor of the first thesis of Ph.D. Program in Computer Science at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, in 2000. The thesis was entitled: "Design, Development and Analysis of a Management System for Secure Telecommunication Networks". He has more than 450 publications and has contributed in more than 370 Organizing and/or Technical Program Committees for conferences in the field of Computer Networks and Network Management. Other important contributions was published in the papers entitled:

Research project:


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 22, 2015. Retrieved September 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Grids of agents for computer and telecommunication network management (PDF Download Available)". 2004-04-25. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  3. ^ Carlos Becker Westphall. "Grid and Cloud Computing Management and Security" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  4. ^ "Environment, Services and Network Management for Green Clouds". Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Environment, Services and Network Management for Green Clouds (PDF Download Available)". Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  6. ^ "Carlos Becker Westphall : CV" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  7. ^ "IARIA Fellow Award" (JPG). Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  8. ^ "Environments, Services and Network Management for Green Clouds (Keynote Speech) (PDF Download Available)". Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  9. ^ "Toward an Architecture for Monitoring Private Clouds | IEEE Communications Society". Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  10. ^ "Achievement Award : 2013" (JPG). Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  11. ^ "Management, Security and Sustainability for Cloud Computing (Free Tutorial) (PDF Download Available)". Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  12. ^ "Certification of Appreciation : 20 Year Member" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  13. ^ "Best Paper Award" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  14. ^ "Provisioning, Resource Allocation, and DVFS in Green Clouds (PDF Download Available)". 2014-12-15. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  15. ^ "Challenges in Cloud Computing Security (PDF Download Available)". 2014-11-26. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  16. ^ "Legacy Network Infrastructure Management Model for Green Cloud Validated Through Simulations (PDF Download Available)". 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  17. ^ "Challenges in Green Cloud Computing (PDF Download Available)". 2015-08-28. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  18. ^ "Technological Infrastructure (Green Cloud Computing) (PDF Download Available)". 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  19. ^ "Clouds and Security: A Scrutinized Marriage (PDF Download Available)". 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  20. ^ "A Model for Managed Elements under Autonomic Cloud Computing Management (PDF Download Available)". 2016-09-24. Retrieved 2016-10-07. 
  21. ^ "Challenges in Cloud Computing and IoT Security (PDF Download Available)". 2016-12-03. Retrieved 2016-12-03. 
  22. ^ "Tutorial at NexComm 2017 - Management and Security for Cloud and Internet of Things (PDF Download Available)". 2017-04-23. Retrieved 2017-04-23. 

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