Francisco Carpio


Francisco Carpio

Room: 1106
Phone: +49 531 391 9652
E-Mail:  f.carpio(at)

Lehrstuhl für Kommunikationsnetze  
Chair for Communication Networks 
Hans-Sommer-Str. 66
38106 Braunschweig


Francisco Carpio received his and degrees in Telecommunications Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) degree at Technische Universität Braunschweig. He is an active developer contributor to the open source community and works in the area of optimizations and architecture design of IoT, edge and cloud computing systems.


  • EU HORIZON-RIA ICOS: Towards a functional continuum operating system, 2022-2025.

  • EU H2020 FISHY: A coordinated framework for cyber resilient supply chain systems over complex ICT infrastructures, 2020-2023.
  • EU H2020 mF2C: Towards an Open, Secure, Decentralized and Coordinated Fog-to-Cloud Management Ecosystem - 2017 - 2019
  • BMBF PLANETS-SENDATE: SEcure Networking for a DATa center cloud in Europe - 2016-2019



  • I. Zacarias, F. Carpio, A. C. Drummond and A. Jukan, "Optimum Network Slicing for Ultra-reliable Low Latency Communication (URLLC) Services in Campus Networks," 2023 19th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN), Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, 2023, pp. 1-8, DOI: 10.1109/DRCN57075.2023.10108188.

  • A. Jukan, X. Masip-Bruin, J. Dizdarević, F. Carpio, "Network of Things Engineering (NoTE) Lab", Springer, 1st ed., 2023. ISBN 3-031-20634-7, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-20635-1

  • M. Bensalem, F. Carpio and A. Jukan, "Towards Optimal Serverless Function Scaling in Edge Computing Network" accepted for publication in ICC 2023 - 2023 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).


  • F. Carpio, M. Michalke and A. Jukan, "BenchFaaS: Benchmarking Serverless Functions in an Edge Computing Network Testbed," in IEEE Network, DOI: 10.1109/MNET.125.2200294

  • F. Carpio, W. Bziuk, and A. Jukan, “Scaling migrations and replications of virtual network functions based on network traffic forecasting”, Computer Networks, Computer Networks, vol. 203, p. 108 582, 2022, issn: 1389-1286. doi:


  • F. Carpio, M. Michalke and A. Jukan, "Engineering and Experimentally Benchmarking a Serverless Edge Computing System," 2021 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2021, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/GLOBECOM46510.2021.9685235.

  • M. Bensalem, J. Dizdarević, F. Carpio and A. Jukan, "The Role of Intent-Based Networking in ICT Supply Chains," 2021 IEEE 22nd International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR), 2021, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/HPSR52026.2021.9481801.


  • F. Carpio, M. Delgado and A. Jukan, "Engineering and Experimentally Benchmarking a Container-based Edge Computing System," ICC 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dublin, Ireland, 2020, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICC40277.2020.9148636.
  • F. Carpio, W. Bziuk and A. Jukan. “On Optimal Placement of Hybrid Service Function Chains (SFCs) of Virtual Machines and Containers in a Generic Edge-Cloud Continuum.” ArXiv:2007.04151, 8 July 2020,


  • F. Carpio, A. Jukan, R. Sosa and A. J. Ferrer, "Engineering a QoS Provider Mechanism for Edge Computing with Deep Reinforcement Learning," 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/GLOBECOM38437.2019.9013946
  • Jasenka Dizdarević, Francisco Carpio, Admela Jukan, and Xavi Masip-Bruin. 2019. A Survey of Communication Protocols for Internet of Things and Related Challenges of Fog and Cloud Computing Integration. ACM Comput. Surv. 51, 6, Article 116 (January 2019), 29 pages. DOI: 10.1145/3292674.
  • A. Jukan, F. Carpio, X. Masip, A. J. Ferrer, N. Kemper and B. U. Stetina, "Fog-to-Cloud Computing for Farming: Low-Cost Technologies, Data Exchange, and Animal Welfare," in Computer, vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 41-51, Oct. 2019. DOI: 10.1109/MC.2019.2906837.
  • C. V. Phung, J. Dizdarevic, F. Carpio and A. Jukan, "Enhancing REST HTTP with Random Linear Network Coding in Dynamic Edge Computing Environments," 2019 42nd International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO), Opatija, Croatia, 2019, pp. 435-440. DOI: 10.23919/MIPRO.2019.8756782


  • F. Carpio, A. Jukan and R. Pries, "Balancing the migration of virtual network functions with replications in data centers," NOMS 2018 - 2018 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, Taipei, 2018, pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.1109/NOMS.2018.8406275.
  • S. K. Singh, F. Carpio, and A. Jukan, "Improving Animal-Human Cohabitation with Machine Learning in Fiber-Wireless Networks", MDPI Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 1-16, 2018. DOI: 10.3390/jsan7030035.
  • Dizdarević J., Carpio F., Bensalem M., Jukan A. (2019) Enhancing Service Management Systems with Machine Learning in Fog-to-Cloud Networks. In: Mencagli G. et al. (eds) Euro-Par 2018: Parallel Processing Workshops. Euro-Par 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11339. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-10549-5_23


  • F. Carpio, W. Bziuk and A. Jukan, "Replication of Virtual Network Functions: Optimizing link utilization and resource costs," 2017 40th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO), Opatija, 2017, pp. 521-526. [Best Paper Award]. DOI: 10.23919/MIPRO.2017.7973481.
  • F. Carpio, S. Dhahri and A. Jukan, "VNF placement with replication for Load balancing in NFV networks," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, 2017, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2017.7996515.
  • F. Carpio and A. Jukan. “Improving Reliability of Service Function Chains with Combined VNF Migrations and Replications.” ArXiv:1711.08965, 24 Nov. 2017,

  • Francisco Carpio, Admela Jukan, Ana Isabel Martín Sanchez, Nina Amla, and Nicole Kemper. 2017. Beyond Production Indicators: A Novel Smart Farming Application and System for Animal Welfare. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI2017). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 7, 11 pages. DOI: 10.1145/3152130.3152140.

2014 - 2016

  • F. Carpio, A. Engelmann and A. Jukan, "DiffFlow: Differentiating Short and Long Flows for Load Balancing in Data Center Networks," 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Washington, DC, 2016, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841733.
  • M. Chamania, F. Carpio and A. Jukan, "Engineering the first open source implementation of the multi-layer network topology databases," 2015 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Valencia, 2015, pp. 1-3. DOI: 10.1109/ECOC.2015.7341811.
  • M. Caria, F. Carpio, A. Jukan and M. Hoffmann, "Migration to energy efficient routers: Where to start?," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Sydney, NSW, 2014, pp. 4300-4306. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2014.6883996.