Associate Professor Mario Kušek

Short biography

Mario Kusek is an Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatia. He holds an the Ph.D. degree (2005) in electrical engineering, major in telecommunications and informatics, from the University of Zagreb. He is currently lecturer of 9 courses and has supervised over 110 students at B.Sc, M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies. He participated in two scientific projects financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, two EU COST actions, one bilateral project with The Telecommunications Research Center Vienna (FTW) and he led research projects funded by companies Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Kate-Kom and Agrokor. He has coauthored over 80 papers in journals, conference proceedings and books in the area of distributed systems, multi-agent systems, self-organized systems and machine-to-machine (M2M) Communications. Prof. Kušek is a member of IEEE, currently also serving as a the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Croatia Chapter, the KES International and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). He serves as a program co-chair on two international conferences and technical reviewer for various international journals and conferences.

Research interests

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • M2M (Machine-to-Machine) Communications
  • Self-organized Systems
  • Software agents
  • Distributed systems
  • Converged services
  • Mobile phone platforms (Android, iPhone)
  • Service platforms (IMS - IP Multimedia Subsystem, Parlay/OSA, Parlay X, Jain SLEE)

Projects

  • symbIoTe - Symbiosis of smart objects across IoT environments, H2020 project (researcher) (2016 - 2018)
  • Energy Efficient M2M Device Communication, strategic project with The Telecommunications Research Center Vienna (FTW) – Project coordinator (2013 - 2015)
  • M2M Communication Challenges, research project with Ericsson Nikola Tesla (researcher) (2011 - onward)
  • Wireless Networking for Moving Objects (WiNeMO) - ICT COST Action IC0906 (action web-page: http://cost-winemo.org) (2010 - 2014)
  • Agreement Technologies (AT) - ICT COST Action IC0801, supported by EU RTD Framework Programme (action web-page: http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/ict/Actions/IC0801) (2009 - 2012)
  • Content Delivery and Mobility of Users and Services in New Generation Networks, Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, project  036-0362027-1639 (2007 - 2013)
  • Telecom enablers for advanced ICT applications, Ericsson Nikola Tesla, principal investigator (2008 - 2011)
  • COST IC0801 Agreement Technologies, Management Committee member (2009 - 2012)
  • IP Competence, Ericsson Nikola Tesla (2007 -2008)
  • Agent-based Service Telecom Operations Management, Ericsson Nikola Tesla, principal investigator (2006-2007)
  • Mobility of Users and Services in New Generation Networks, Croatian Ministry of Science (2002-2006)
  • Agent-based Remote Software Management, Ericsson Nikola Tesla (2005)
  • Remote Operation Environment, Ericsson Nikola Tesla (2003-2004)
  • Remote Operation Management, Ericsson Nikola Tesla (1999-2002)