How to write a thesis proposal or a research proposal: a few tips

Let’s see how to write a thesis proposal. Actually… let’s start from the beginning: if you find yourself wondering “what is a thesis proposal?” you probably are enrolled in the 50% of the universities that do now require you to do that. In your case, when is time to write the thesis you will approach…

Internships and Fellowships at the European Space Agency ( ESA )

Internships and Fellowships at the European Space Agency ( ESA )

Thesis Topic: Internships and Fellowships at the European Space Agency ( ESA ) plus Thesis Mentor: Francesco Lelli External Supervisor: Assigned by ESA case by case The European Space Agency (ESA) offer a set of internship for students that want to do a thesis and contribute to the success of the European space program.  Some…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Title: Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing (tentative)M Mentor: Francesco Lelli  Volunteer computing is a type of distributed computing in which computer owners donate their computing resources (such as processing power and storage) to one or more “projects”. Successful applications that adopted this technique include SETI@Home [1] and Folding@home [2]  Toward this idea in this project the…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Web APIs for Instruments and Devices

Title: Web APIs for Instruments and Devices (tentative) Mentor: Francesco Lelli  In the coming 10 years not only computers will be connected to the Internet but also small and heterogeneous devices will be part of the web too. These devices will support people in carrying their everyday life activities. This trends is known as Internet of…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Web 2.0 APIs for Grid Computing: Thesis Proposal

Title: Web 2.0 APIs for Grid Computing (tentative) Mentor: Francesco Lelli  Grid/ Cloud computing offers to their users a virtually unlimited computational infrastructure. Users usually interact with this system using a command line interface thus limiting its use to people that are familiar with computers. The goal of the thesis is to expose similar functionality…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Heuristics for pre-selecting scientific works

Title: Heuristics for pre-selecting scientific works  (tentative) Mentor: Francesco Lelli This thesis is about trying to answering the following questions: “what is a good research paper?” or “is this publication worth reading?” before reading the paper. Nowadays the amount of scientific journals is overwhelming and constantly increasing. Students, as well as senior scientists, are facing…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Strategic Value of Blockchain Technology: Thesis Proposal

Strategic Value of Blockchain Technology. (Tentative Title) Mentor: Bert-Jan Butijn, Second Reader: Francesco Lelli Blockchain technology (BCT), also referred to as distributed ledger technology, is currently regarded as one of the most important technological developments. The locus of this pervasive technology is the increasing attention towards deploying blockchain technology to carry out transactions during business processes.…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

EY Blockchain Internship: Thesis Proposal

Master thesis project: EY Blockchain internship EY is looking for interns (or recent graduates) with Blockchain skills for the EY Technology Consulting team. In today’s market, companies are looking for the latest technologies to improve the efficiency of their business processes. Emerging technologies, such as Blockchain, are disrupting our clients markets and require innovative solutions…

Workflow Support for Volunteer Computing

Promotion of Scientific Work: Thesis Proposal

Promotion of scientific work via social media platforms and the development of supporting research indicators. (Tentative Title) We are looking for students that want to explore a research theme in the area of scientometrics, which is the study of measuring and analyzing science, technology and innovation. In particular, we are looking for ‘self-starter’ students that are…

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