Hossein Fotouhi, Senior Lecturer

Hossein Fotouhi is currently working at Mälardalen University as Senior Lecturer. He received his PhD degree from University of Porto, Portugal in 2015. His PhD thesis was on "Reliable Mobility Support in Low-Power Wireless Networks". He was a researcher at CISTER/INESC-TEC during his Ph.D. 

His research interests include Internet of Things, sensor networks, wireless communication, and Fog computing. He received several project funding after his Postdoctoral research at MDH, including VR starting grant, which is a very competitive funding in Sweden. He has publications in top notch venues, such as EWSN Conference, IEEE TMC, Elsevier AdHoc Networks, Elsevier COMCOM, IEEE ACCESS, MDPI Sensors, and MDPI JSAN.

Current projects and roles:

  • MobiFog VR starting grant project (started 2019, 4 years), project leader
  • ESS-H plus research profile (started 2019, 3 years), co-applicant, member
  • GREENER FFI-Vinnova (starts in 2020, 4 years), (Volvo CE and VTI), project leader
  • PROVIDENT FFI-Vinnova (starts in 2020, 4 years), co-applicant, member
  • ARRAY, member

Past projects and roles:

  • Prospekt KKS (started 2019, 2 years): 3 companies are involved (Alten, Ondosis, Accellrate), project leader
  • Health5G Celtic Next European project (started 2019, 3 years), co-applicant and WP leader
  • FiC, member


  • Guest lecture at the Introduction Course of Networking Students (BSc), 2021 
  • Developing and teaching at IoT and Fog Computing course (Ph.D. level), 2019
  • Developing IIoT course (Master), 2019 
  • Teaching at Practical real-time control and embedded dynamic simulations (Master), 2019
  • Teaching at Wireless Communication (Bachelor), 2019
  • Teaching at Sensor Techniques (Master), 2017
  • Teaching at Autonomous Systems course (Master), 2019 and 2020

His research interests are Wireless Networks, Intelligent Wireless Communication, Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing, Fog Computing, Internet of Things, and software defined networking.

He is currently involved in the following projects: (1) MobiFog, (2) GREENER, and (3) PROVIDENT. He was involved in many projects in the past, such as (1) CONET European project (cluster of COTS for QoS in cooperating objects), (2) MASQOTS FCT project, (3) EMMON European project, (4) ESS-H research profile, (5) ecare@home, (6) READY, (7) FiC, (8) Health5G, and (9) FlexiHealth

He has been serving as a reviewer in several top-notch conferences (e.g. EWSN, PWSN, RTSS, ICCPS, OPODIS, LCN, WFCS, ETFA, SIES, IOTBDS) and journals (e.g. ACM TOSN, IEEE TMC, IEEE TII, IEEE sensors, Elsevier Ad-Hoc networks, Elsevier JNCA, Elsevier PMC, Springer journal of heuristics, Springer journal on wireless networks, MDPI Sensors).

He published papers in EWSN (acceptance rate=19%), IEEE Healthcom, IEEE COMPSAC (acceptance rate=18%), IEEE WFCS, IEEE ETFA, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (IF=3.822), Elsevier Ad-hoc Networks (IF=3.178), Elsevier Computer Communications (IF=2.898), MDPI Sensors (3.031).