Alessandro Carrega was born in Novi Ligure, Italy. He received his “Laurea” degree (equivalent to MSc) in Computer Engineering at the University of Genoa in 2008.

He is currently a PhD student within the Telecommunication Networks and Telematics Lab. (TNT) at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, and Naval Architecture (DITEN) of the University of Genoa. He is a member of CNIT, the Italian Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications.

He has co-authored several papers in international conference proceedings. In 2010, he won the best paper award at the 3rd Int. Workshop on Green Communications (GreenCom10) co-located with the IEEE Globecom Conference.

In 2011 he was a Visiting PhD Scholar at Portland State University (PSU), Portland, OR, USA under the supervisor of Prof. Suresh Singh.

His main research interests include green networking, software routers, network virtualization and OpenFlow.



International Journals

1R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, "A Game for Energy-Aware allocation of Virtualized Network Functions," Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Special issue on Design of High Throughput and Cost-Efficient Data Center Networks, vol. 2016, Jan. 2016, Art. No. 2.
2R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, "Green Networking with Packet Processing Engines: Modeling and Optimization," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 22, no. 1, pp.110-123, Feb. 2014.
3R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, P. Lago, "A Closed-Form Model for the IEEE 802.3az Network and Power Performance," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 16-27, Jan. 2014.
4R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, D. Suino, C. Vassilakis, A. Zafeiropoulos, "Cutting the Energy Bills of Internet Service Providers and Telecoms through Power Management: an Impact Analysis ," Computer Networks (COMNET), Elsevier, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 2320-2342, July 2012.

Conference Proceedings

1A. Carrega, M. Repetto, "A Network-Centric Architecture for Building the Cloud Continuum," Proc. of the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2017), Silicon Valley USA, January 2017
2A. Carrega, M. Repetto, "Exploiting Novel Software Development Paradigms to Increase the Sustainability of Data Centers," Proc. of the Second International Workshop on Sustainable Data Centres and Cloud Computing (SD3C), December 2016, Shanghai, China.
3A. Carrega, S. Singh, R. Bruschi, R. Bolla, "Applying Traffic Merging to Datacenter Networks ," Proc. of 3rd ACM/IEEE Internat. Conf. on Future Energy Systems (e-Energy 2012), Madrid, Spain, May 2012.
4A. Carrega, S. Singh, R. Bruschi, R. Bolla, "Traffic Merging for Energy-Efficient Datacenter Networks ," Proc. of the Internat. Symp. Perf. Eval. of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS), July 2012, Genoa, Italy.
5R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, "Green Network Technologies and the Art of Trading-off ," Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM 2011 Green Communications and Networking Workshop (IEEE INFOCOM GCN), Shanghai, China.
6R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, "GreenSim: An Open Source Tool for Evaluating the Energy Savings through Dynamic Adaptation ," Proc. of the 2010 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS 2010), Ottawa, Canada.
7R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, "Theoretical and Technological Limitations of Power Scaling in Network Devices ," Proc. of the IEEE 2010 Australasian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conf. (ATNAC 2010), Auckland, New Zeland.
8R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, F. Davoli, "An Analytical Model for Designing and Controlling New-Generation Green Devices ," Proc. of the 3rd Int. Workshop on Green Communications (GreenCom10) colocated with Globecom 2010, Miami, FL, USA.

Book Chapters

1M. Jarschel, T. Hossfeld, F. Davoli, R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, "SDN-Enabled Energy-Efficient Network Management," in K. Samdanis, P. Rost, A. Maeder, M. Meo, C. Verikoukis, " Green Communications: Principles, Concepts, and Practice," Wiley, 2014, ISBN:978-1118759264.

Posters and Short Papers

1R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, A. Carrega, "Power Scaling in Network Device ," Proc. of the ACM CONEXT 2010 Student Workshop (ACM CONEXT 2010), Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2010.


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