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学术报告:Green Networking and Computing:New Perspectives and Challenges within Energy-oriented Infrastructures and devices.

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GreenNetworking and Computing

NewPerspectives and Challenges within Energy-oriented Infrastructures and devices.

 

 

报告人:Prof. Dr. Aniello Castiglione

时间:9:00 am on Saturday, June 24nd, 2017

地点:NO.3 Lecture Hall, Conference Center

 

Abstract:

Energy consumptionand the concomitant Green House Gas (GHG) emissions are becoming major issuesin modern industrial society. In this scenario, current high performancenetwork infrastructures (routers, switches, line cards, signal regenerators,optical amplifiers, etc.) have reached huge bandwidth capacity but theirdevelopment has not been compensated at the same rate as for their energyconsumption. It is estimated that such infrastructures alone consume 22 GW of electricalpower corresponding to more than 1% of the worldwide electrical  energyconsumption, with a power consumption growth rate of 12% per year, furtherstressing the need for energy-efficient network devices and energy awarerouting protocols and control planes. Analogously, the ever-increasing datavolumes to be processed, stored, and accessed every day in modern data centersresult in an energy demand growing a faster and faster pace. Data center powerand cooling infrastructure worldwide waste more than 60 million MW hours peryear of electricity that does no useful work powering IT equipment. Thisrepresents an enormous financial burden on industry and is a significant publicpolicy environmental issue. Renewable energy sources are emerging as promisingsolution both to drastically reduce GHG emissions and to cope with the growingpower requirements of these infrastructures, due to their lower energy costs.In particular, the dynamic distribution of computing and storage load inmultiple data centers scattered throughout the world can be investigated inorder to exploit the availability of renewable energy sources and lower theirecological footprint and contain the energy-related bills. Therefore, newenergy-aware paradigms relying on smart grid infrastructure are emerging, ableto either divert the network traffic on energy-efficient equipment or,analogously, to direct computing tasks or the data towards a site which iscurrently green powered (thus, in a follow-the-renewable energy manner), or torequest to the smart grid a quantity and quality of energy (e.g., from anavailable renewable energy production site) for the facility (in afollow-the-data manner). Such energy-aware paradigms unveil new potentials forthe ICT that have not been explored before. The main objective of this lectureis presenting the current challenges and research trends for eco-sustainableICT infrastructures and the new energy-aware networking and computing models,protocols, architectures, techniques and paradigms that, considering powerusage as a new constraint, optimize the use of energy and reduce the GHGemissions for achieving a more sustainable society that will be a basis forgrowth and prosperity. Also, some emerging energetic attacks to datacenters andmobile equipments are presented.

 

Short Bio:

Aniello Castiglione(S’04–M’08) received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Universityof Salerno (Italy). Actually he is an adjunct professor at the University ofSalerno (Italy) and at the University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy). Hereceived the Italian national qualification as Associate Professor in ComputerScience. He published more than 150 papers in international journals andconferences. He served as Program Chair and TPC Member in around 130international conferences. One of his papers has been selected as “FeaturedArticle” in the IEEE Cybersecurity initiative. He served as a Reviewer forseveral international journals and he is the Managing Editor of two ISI-rankedinternational journals. He acted as a Guest Editor in several journals and servesas Editor in several editorial boards of international journals. His currentresearch interests include Information Forensics, Digital Forensics, Securityand Privacy on Cloud, Communication Networks, and Applied Cryptography. He is amember of several associations, including IEEE and ACM. He has been involved inforensic investigations, collaborating as a consultant with several lawenforcement agencies. From its establishment, he is a member of the EuropeanElectronic Crime Task Force (ECTF).