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Education:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Boston University
  • MS in Telecommunication Engineering, University of Florence, Italy

Research interests:

Data Communication and Distributed Systems

Biography:

Flavio Esposito received his Ph.D. in CS at Boston University in 2013, and his MS in Telecommunication Engineering from University of Florence, Italy. His research interests include network management, network virtualization and distributed systems. Prior to joining SLU, Flavio worked at Exegy, St.Louis and at Alcatel-Lucent, Italy. Flavio interned at Bell Laboratories, NJ, at Raytheon BBN Technologies, MA, and at EURECOM, France; he was also a visiting researcher at the Center for Wireless Communications, Finland.

Publications

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Flavio Esposito, Aldobenedetto Zotti, Giovanna Palumbo, Simona Zuppolini, Marco Consales, Antonello Cutolo, Anna Borriello, Stefania Campopiano, Mauro Zarrelli, and Agostino Iadicicco. “Liquefied Petroleum Gas Monitoring System Based on Polystyrene Coated Long Period Grating”. In: Sensors 18.5 (2018), p. 1435. doi: 10.3390/s18051435. url: https://doi.org/10.3390/s18051435.
Flavio Esposito, Rajeev Ranjan, Stefania Campopiano, and Agostino Iadicicco. “Arc-Induced Long Period Gratings from Standard to Polarization-Maintaining and Photonic Crystal Fibers”. In: Sensors 18.3 (2018), p. 918. doi: 10.3390/s18030918. url: https://doi.org/10.3390/s18030918.
Jianyu Wang, Jianli Pan, Flavio Esposito, Prasad Calyam, Zhicheng Yang, and Prasant Mohapatra. “Edge Cloud Offloading Algorithms: Issues, Methods, and Perspectives”. In: CoRR abs/1806.06191 (2018). arXiv: 1806.06191. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1806.06191.
Gabriele Castellano, Flavio Esposito, and Fulvio Risso. “A Distributed Architecture for Edge Service Orchestration with Guarantees”. In: CoRR abs/1803.05499 (2018). arXiv: 1803.05499. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1803.05499.
Andrew Crutcher, Caleb Koch, Kyle Coleman, Jon Patman, Flavio Esposito, and Prasad Calyam. “Hyperprofile-based Computation Offloading for Mobile Edge Networks”. In: CoRR abs/1707.09422 (2017). arXiv: 1707.09422. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1707.09422.
Flavio Esposito, Andrej Cvetkovski, Tooska Dargahi, and Jianli Pan. “Complete edge function onloading for effective backend-driven cyber foraging”. In: 13th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, WiMob 2017, Rome, Italy, October 9-11, 2017. 2017, pp. 1–8. doi: 10.1109/WiMOB.2017.8115808. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/WiMOB.2017.8115808.
Flavio Esposito. “Catena: A distributed architecture for robust service function chain instantiation with guarantees”. In: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization, NetSoft 2017, Bologna, Italy, July 3-7, 2017. 2017, pp. 1–9. doi: 10.1109/NETSOFT.2017.8004103. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/NETSOFT.2017.8004103.
Mary Hogan and Flavio Esposito. “Stochastic delay forecasts for edge traffic engineering via Bayesian Networks”. In: 16th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, NCA 2017, Cambridge, MA, USA, October 30 - November 1, 2017. 2017, pp. 109–112. doi: 10.1109/NCA.2017.8171341. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/NCA.2017.8171341.
Mary Hogan and Flavio Esposito. “Poster: A Portfolio Theory Approach to Edge Traffic Engineering via Bayesian Networks”. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking, MobiCom 2017, Snowbird, UT, USA, October 16 - 20, 2017. 2017, pp. 555–557. doi: 10.1145/3117811.3131250. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3117811.3131250.
Andrew Crutcher, Caleb Koch, Kyle Coleman, Jon Patman, Flavio Esposito, and Prasad Calyam. “Hyperprofile-Based Computation Offloading for Mobile Edge Networks”. In: 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems, MASS 2017, Orlando, FL, USA, October 22-25, 2017. 2017, pp. 525–529. doi: 10.1109/MASS.2017.91. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/MASS.2017.91.
Jianyu Wang, Jianli Pan, and Flavio Esposito. “Elastic urban video surveillance system using edge computing”. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Smart Internet of Things, SmartIoT@SEC 2017, San Jose / Silicon Valley, CA, USA, October 14, 2017. 2017, 7:1–7:6. doi: 10.1145/3132479.3132490. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3132479.3132490.
Anuradha Banerjee and Flavio Esposito. “A survey of scheduling policies in software defined networks”. In: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems, ANTS 2017, Bhubaneswar, India, December 17-20, 2017. 2017, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1109/ANTS.2017.8384177. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ANTS.2017.8384177.
Flavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, and Yuefeng Wang. “VINEA: An Architecture for Virtual Network Embedding Policy Programmability”. In: IEEE Trans. Parallel Distrib. Syst. 27.11 (2016), pp. 3381–3396. doi: 10.1109/TPDS.2016.2526999. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/TPDS.2016.2526999.
Flavio Esposito, Donato Di Paola, and Ibrahim Matta. “On Distributed Virtual Network Embedding With Guarantees”. In: IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw. 24.1 (2016), pp. 569–582. doi: 10.1109/TNET.2014.2375826. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/TNET.2014.2375826.
Dmitrii Chemodanov, Prasad Calyam, Flavio Esposito, and Andrei M. Sukhov. “A General Constrained Shortest Path Approach for Virtual Path Embedding”. In: CoRR abs/1604.08274 (2016). arXiv: 1604.08274. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1604.08274.
Dmitrii Chemodanov, Prasad Calyam, Flavio Esposito, and Andrei M. Sukhov. “A general constrained shortest path approach for virtual path embedding”. In: IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, LANMAN 2016, Rome, Italy, June 13-15, 2016. 2016, pp. 1–7. doi: 10.1109/LANMAN.2016.7548863. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/LANMAN.2016.7548863.
Flavio Esposito and Walter Cerroni. “GeoMig: Online Multiple VM Live Migration”. In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering Workshop, IC2E Workshops, Berlin, Germany, April 4-8, 2016. 2016, pp. 48–53. doi: 10.1109/IC2EW.2016.28. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/IC2EW.2016.28.
Flavio Esposito and Donato Di Paola. “Policy-Based Distributed Spectrum Allocation”. In: Cognitive Vehicular Networks. 2016, pp. 33–57. doi: 10.1201/b19351-6. url: https://doi.org/10.1201/b19351-6.
Saber Mirzaei and Flavio Esposito. “An Alloy Verification Model for Consensus-Based Auction Protocols”. In: IEEE 35th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, ICDCS Workshops 2015, Columbus, OH, USA, June 29 - July 2, 2015. 2015, pp. 17–22. doi: 10.1109/ICDCSW.2015.15. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDCSW.2015.15.
Flavio Esposito and Francesco Chiti. “Distributed consensus-based auctions for wireless virtual network embedding”. In: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2015, London, United Kingdom, June 8-12, 2015. 2015, pp. 472–477. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2015.7248366. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2015.7248366.
Flavio Esposito and Walter Cerroni. “Integrating Piece and Peer Selection in Content Distribution Networks”. In: 2015 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2015, San Diego, CA, USA, December 6-10, 2015. 2015, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7417806. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7417806.
Saber Mirzaei and Flavio Esposito. “An Alloy Verification Model for Consensus-Based Auction Protocols”. In: CoRR abs/1407.5074 (2014). arXiv: 1407.5074. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.5074.
Flavio Esposito and Ibrahim Matta. “A Decomposition-based Architecture for Distributed Virtual Network Embedding”. In: CoRR abs/1403.3553 (2014). arXiv: 1403.3553. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.3553.
Yuefeng Wang, Ibrahim Matta, Flavio Esposito, and John Day. “Introducing ProtoRINA: a prototype for programming recursive-networking policies”. In: Computer Communication Review 44.3 (2014), pp. 129–131. doi: 10.1145/2656877.2656897. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2656877.2656897.
Flavio Esposito and Ibrahim Matta. “A decomposition-based architecture for distributed virtual network embedding”. In: Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGCOMM workshop on Distributed cloud computing, DCC ’14, Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 18, 2014. 2014, pp. 53–58. doi: 10.1145/2627566.2627569. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2627566.2627569.
Flavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, and Vatche Ishakian. “Slice embedding solutions for distributed service architectures”. In: ACM Comput. Surv. 46.1 (2013), 6:1–6:29. doi: 10.1145/2522968.2522974. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2522968.2522974.
Flavio Esposito, Donato Di Paola, and Ibrahim Matta. “A general distributed approach to slice embedding with guarantees”. In: IFIP Networking Conference, 2013, Brooklyn, New York, USA, 22-24 May, 2013. 2013, pp. 1–9. url: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6663521/.
Yuefeng Wang, Flavio Esposito, and Ibrahim Matta. “Demonstrating RINA Using the GENI Testbed”. In: 2013 Second GENI Research and Educational Experiment Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, March 20-22, 2013. 2013, pp. 93–96. doi: 10.1109/GREE.2013.26. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/GREE.2013.26.
Vatche Ishakian, Joseph Akinwumi, Flavio Esposito, and Ibrahim Matta. “On supporting mobility and multihoming in recursive internet architectures”. In: Computer Communications 35.13 (2012), pp. 1561–1573. doi: 10.1016/j.comcom.2012.04.027. url: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2012.04.027.
Flavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, Debajyoti Bera, and Pietro Michiardi. “On the impact of seed scheduling in peer-to-peer networks”. In: Computer Networks 55.15 (2011), pp. 3303–3317. doi: 10.1016/j.comnet.2011.06.020. url: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2011.06.020.
Flavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, Pietro Michiardi, Nobuyuki Mitsutake, and Damiano Carra. “Seed Scheduling for Peer-to-Peer Networks”. In: Proceedings of The Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Networking Computing and Applications, NCA 2009, July 9-11, 2009, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. 2009, pp. 28–35. doi: 10.1109/NCA.2009.15. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/NCA.2009.15.
Flavio Esposito and Ibrahim Matta. “PreDA: Predicate Routing for DTN Architectures over MANET”. In: Proceedings of the Global Communications Conference, 2009. GLOBECOM 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 30 November - 4 December 2009. 2009, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2009.5425372. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2009.5425372.
Gabriele Ferrari Aggradi, Flavio Esposito, and Ibrahim Matta. “Supporting predicate routing in DTN over MANET”. In: Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Challenged Networks, CHANTS 2008, San Francisco, California, USA, September 15, 2008. 2008, pp. 125–128. doi: 10.1145/1409985.1410010. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1409985.1410010.
Davide Macagnano, Giuseppe Destino, Flavio Esposito, and Giuseppe Abreu. “MAC Performances for Localization and Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks”. In: 4th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication, WPNC 2007, Leibniz University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, March 22, 2007. 2007, pp. 297–302. doi: 10.1109/WPNC.2007.353649. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPNC.2007.353649.
Flavio Esposito, Francesco Chiti, Romano Fantacci, Simo Hosio, and Jun-Zhao Sun. “Agent Based Adaptive Management of Non-Homogeneous Connectivity Resources”. In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2006, Istanbul, Turkey, 11-15 June 2006. 2006, pp. 1754–1759. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2006.254973. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2006.254973.
Flavio Esposito, Francesco Chiti, Romano Fantacci, Simo Hosio, and Jun-Zhao Sun. “Non-homogeneous connectivity management for GPRS and bluetooth enabled networks”. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM 2005, Christchurch, New Zealand, December 8-10, 2005. 2005, pp. 161–162. doi: 10.1145/1149488.1149516. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1149488.1149516.

Courses

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Spring 2019CSCI 1080 Introduction to Computer Science: Web DevelopmentTR 9:30am-10:45am
Spring 2019CSCI 3650 / ECE 4245 Network Programming IMWF 12:00pm-12:50pm
Spring 2019CSCI 5550 Computer NetworksMWF 12:00pm-12:50pm
Fall 2018CSCI 1080 Introduction to Computer Science: Web DevelopmentTR 12:45pm-2:00pm
Spring 2018CSCI 1080 Introduction to Computer Science: Web DevelopmentTR 9:30am-10:45am
Spring 2018CSCI 3650 / ECE 4245 Network Programming IMWF 12:00pm-12:50pm
Fall 2017CSCI 4650 Computer SecurityMWF 2:10pm-3:00pm
Spring 2017CSCI 1080 Introduction to Computer Science: Web DevelopmentTR 11:00am-12:15pm
Spring 2017CSCI 3650 / ECE 4245 Network Programming IMWF 12:00pm-12:50pm
Fall 2016CSCI 1080 Introduction to Computer Science: Web DevelopmentTR 11:00am-12:15pm