Safiqul Islam is an Associate Professor at University of South-Eastern Norway in Bø, Norway. He received his Ph.D. from University of Oslo, advised by Professor Michael Welzl and Professor Stein Gjessing, with two best paper awards. He has published several articles in high-ranked conferences and journals and his Ph.D. work was also in the top 4 at the 2018 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium. He actively participated in two EU projects (NEAT and RITE) and was technical lead of an international project (“TCP-in- UDP”) with Huawei, China. He is active in the IETF and IRTF where he co-authored two RFCs. He has also contributed to designing the test-cases and congestion control algorithms in the IETF RMCAT working group.
PhD in Computer Science, 2017
University of Oslo
MSc in Communication Systems, 2010
KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
I was the technical lead of this 1-year industry collaboration with Huawei that started on 1 August 2015.
I was also a partipant of the EU FP7 RITE project (work package 1). RITE was funded by the European commission under the fp7-ICT programme. RITE proposes to remove the root causes of unnecessary latency over the Internet.
I was a Participant of EU-Horizon 2020 - NEAT (work packages 3 and 4). The NEAT project wants to achieve a complete redesign of the way in which Internet applications interact with the network.
teaching and supervision
I teach the following courses at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. All my courses have official course websites which you can navigate by clicking on the course codes, starting with IN.
Currently, I’m supervising three master theses: Tobias Fladby: Managing Real-Time Video and Data Flows with Coupled Congestion Control Mechanism Erlend Hapnes: Can we control a TCP path? Naima Noor: (together with Professor Michael Welzl) - On the Predictability of the Deployment of Network Mechanisms Past master students I supervised the following master students: