Atakan Aral

Postdoctoral Researcher (FWF)

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Phone+43 (1) 58801-188734
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OfficeHB0204, Favoritenstraße 9-11, A-1040 Wien
Biography: Atakan Aral is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Information Systems Engineering, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien). Before joining TU Wien in 2016, he was a Research Assistant at the Faculty of Computer and Informatics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) for five years. Atakan received a dual MSc degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (2011) and ITU (2012), and a PhD degree in Computer Engineering from ITU (2016). Atakan participated in several research projects funded by organizations such as European Research Council (ERC), Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), and Austrian Science Fund (FWF). He served on the Organizing Committee of IEEE NOMS 2016 and as a TPC member in SoftCOM 2017 and IEEE NOMS 2018. He is awarded with six scholarships from institutions including Italian and Turkish governments for his academic success and is a co-author of the Best Student Paper at CLOSER 2018. His research interests center around resource management for distributed and virtualized computing systems such as Intercloud and Edge computing. Currently, he focuses on failure resilience techniques for unreliable Edge resources.