Dr. Pedro Casas
(Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria)
Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Network Monitoring
Dr. Pedro Casas (http://pcasas.info/) is Scientist in ICT Security and Information Management at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in Vienna. He received an Electrical Engineering degree from Universidad de la República, Uruguay in 2005, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom Bretagne, France in 2010. He was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the LAAS-CNRS lab in Toulouse between 2010 and 2011, and Senior Researcher at the Telecommunications Research Center Vienna (FTW) between 2011 and 2015. He works as project manager and technical work leader in different networking-related initiatives, including research projects and commercial solutions. His work focuses on machine-learning and data mining based approaches for Networking, big data analytics and platforms, Internet network measurements, network security and anomaly detection, as well as QoE modeling, assessment and monitoring. He has published more than 120 Networking research papers in major international conferences and journals, received 8 best paper and best workshop awards, and is general chair for different conferences, workshops and leading actions in network measurement and analysis, including the IEEE ComSoc ITC Special Interest Group on Network Measurements and Analytics (http://nmasig.info/). He is leading the Big-DAMA project on Big Data analytics for network traffic monitoring and analysis.