Check also my ORCID webpage and (preferably, as is the most up-to-date) my Google Scholar profile.


D Kreutz, J Yu, P Verissimo, F Ramos, C Magalhaes, The KISS principle in Software-Defined Networking: a framework for secure communications, IEEE Security & Privacy

D Kreutz, J Yu, F Ramos, P Esteves-Verissimo, ANCHOR: logically-centralized security for Software-Defined Networks, IEEE Transactions on (pending minor revisions)


P. Costa, F. M. V. Ramos, M. Correia, “Chrysaor: Fine-Grained, Fault-Tolerant Cloud-of-Clouds MapReduce”, CCGRID 2017, Best student paper award!

PARS Costa, FMV Ramos, M Correia, “On the Design of Resilient Multicloud MapReduce,” IEEE Cloud Computing 4 (4), 74-82, 2017

M Alaluna, E Vial, N Neves, F Ramos, Secure and Dependable Multi-Cloud Network Virtualization, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Security and Dependability (XDOM0, co-located with Eurosys 2017), 2017

M Alaluna, L Ferrolho, JR Figueira, N Neves, F Ramos, Secure virtual network embedding in a multi-cloud environment, arXiv, 2017

D Kreutz, J Yu, P Esteves-Verissimo, C Magalhaes, F Ramos, The KISS principle in software-defined networking: an architecture for keeping it simple and secure, arXiv, 2017

F. Pereira, N. Neves, F.M.V. Ramos, “Secure network monitoring using programmable data planes”, IEEE NFV-SDN 20172017

A Sathiaseelan et al., “Towards decentralised resilient community clouds”, 2nd Workshop on Middleware for Edge Clouds & Cloudlets, 2017


Marc Lacoste, Markus Miettinen, Nuno Neves, Fernando M. V. Ramos, Marko Vukolic, Fabien Charmet, Reda Yaich, Krzysztof Oborzynski, Gitesh Vernekar, Paulo Sousa. User-Centric Security and Dependability in the Clouds-of-Clouds, in IEEE Cloud Computing, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 64-75, Sept.-Oct. 2016.

F. Botelho, P. Ribeiro, T. A. Ferreira, F. M. V. Ramos, A. Bessani, Design and Implementation of a Consistent Datastore for a Distributed SDN Control Plane, EDCC’16

A. Mantas, F. M. V. Ramos, Consistent and fault-tolerant SDN with unmodified switches, NSDI’16 Poster Session

R. Costa, F. M. V. Ramos, An SDN-based approach to enhance BGP security, NSDI’16 Poster Session

L. Ferrolho, M. Alaluna, N. Neves, F. M. V. Ramos, Secure and Dependable Virtual Network Embedding, NSDI’16 Poster Session

F. M. V. Ramos, J. Crowcroft, I. H. White, Blending Photons with Electrons to Reduce the Energy Footprint of IPTV Networks, IFIP Networking 2016, One-Minute Madness Audience Award Runner Up

P. Costa, X. Bai, F. M. V. Ramos, M. Correia Medusa: An Efficient Cloud Fault-Tolerant MapReduce, CCGrid 2016

M. Alaluna, F. M. V. Ramos, N. Neves, (Literally) above the clouds: virtualizing the network over multiple clouds, IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2016)


M. Alaluna, F. M. V. Ramos, N. Neves, (Literally) above the clouds: virtualizing the network over multiple clouds, arXiv

F. M. V. Ramos, D. Kreutz, P. Verissimo, “Software-Defined Networks: On the Road to the Softwarization of Networking“, Cutter IT Journal, May 2015

D. Kreutz, F. M. V. Ramos, P. Verissimo, C. E. Rothenberg, S. Azodolmolky, S. Uhlig, “Software-Defined Networking: A Comprehensive Survey”, Proceedings of the IEEE. [Highlight of this issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE!; github page to receive feedback; all versions in arXiv], 2000+ citations


F. Botelho, A. Bessani, F. M. V. Ramos, P. Ferreira, “On the Design of Practical Fault-Tolerant SDN Controllers”, EWSDN’14: 3rd European Workshop on Software Defined Networks, Budapest, Hungary. September 2014.

F Botelho, A Bessani, F Ramos, P Ferreira, “SMaRtLight: A Practical Fault-Tolerant SDN Controller“, arXiv, 2014

D. Kreutz, F. M. V. Ramos, P. Verissimo, “Anchors of Trust for Autonomic and Secure Configuration and Assessment in SDN”, Fast Abstract at DSN 2014


F. Botelho, F. M. V. Ramos, D. Kreutz, A. Bessani, “On the feasibility of a consistent and fault-tolerant data store for SDNs”, EWSDN, October 2013

D. Kreutz, F. M. V. Ramos, P. Veríssimo, “Towards Secure and Dependable SDN”, HotSDN, August 2013, 500+ citations

F. M. V. Ramos, “Mitigating IPTV Zapping Delay”, IEEE Communications Magazine, August 2013

J. P. Craveiro, F. M. V. Ramos, E. Kanjo, and N. El Mawass, “Towards an early warning system: the effect of weather on mobile phone usage. A case study in Abidjan”, NetMob 2013

E. Kanjo, N. El Mawass, J. P. Craveiro, and F. M. V. Ramos, “Social, Disconnected or In between: Mobile Data reveals urban mood”, NetMob 2013


M. Correia, P. Costa, M. Pasin, A. Bessani, F. Ramos, P. Verissimo , “On the Feasibility of Byzantine Fault-Tolerant MapReduce in Clouds-of-Clouds”, First International Workshop on Dependability Issues in Cloud Computing (DISCCO 2012)

Hyoungshick Kim, Jon Crowcroft, Fernando M.V. Ramos , “Efficient Channel Selection Using Hierarchical Clustering”, Proc. of WoWMoM 2012 (World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks)


Fernando M. V. Ramos, Jon Crowcroft, Richard J. Gibbens, Pablo Rodriguez, Ian H. White: “Reducing channel change delay in IPTV by predictive pre-joining of TV channels”. Sig. Proc.: Image Comm. 26(7): 400-412 (2011)

Márcio Almeida, Pedro Pinho, Fernando Ramos, “A comparison of low-cost radio over fiber systems”, CETC 2011

Ruben Jeronimo, Pedro Pinho, Fernando Ramos, “Limitations of Direct Modulation in RoF systems”, CETC 2011

Márcio Almeida, Pedro Pinho, Fernando M. V. Ramos, “Evaluation of a Low-Cost Radio-Over-Fiber System”, SEON 2011


Fei Song, Hongke Zhang, Sidong Zhang, Fernando M.V. Ramos, Jon Crowcroft, “Relative Delay Estimator for SCTP-based Concurrent Multipath Transfer”, GLOBECOM 2010

Fernando M.V. Ramos, Richard J. Gibbens, Fei Song, Pablo Rodriguez, Jon Crowcroft, Ian H. White, “Reducing energy consumption in IPTV networks by selective pre-joining of channels”, ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Green Networking 2010

Fernando M.V. Ramos, Jon Crowcroft, Richard J. Gibbens,Pablo Rodriguez, Ian H. White, “Channel Smurfing: Minimising Channel Switching Delay in IPTV Distribution Networks”, IWITMA 2010, Best Paper Award


Fei Song, Hongke Zhangy, Sidong Zhangy, Fernando M.V. Ramos, Jon Crowcroft, “Relative Delay Estimator for Multipath Transport”, CoNext Student Workshop 2009

F.M.V. Ramos, A. Giorgetti, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, J. Crowcroft, I.H. White, “Power Excursion Aware Routing in GMPLS-Based WSONs”, Proc. Optical Fiber Communication conference, 2009

Fernando M.V. Ramos, Fei Song, Pablo Rodriguez, Richard Gibbens, Jon Crowcroft, Ian H. White, “Constructing an IPTV Workload Model”, SIGCOMM 2009 Poster Session


Fernando Ramos, “Design of a GMPLS system for provisioning optical core and access networks for Multicast TV”, The 2nd EuroSys Doctoral Workshop, Glasgow, Scotland, 1 April 2008


J. M. A. Frazão, F. M.V. Ramos, and M. L. Bhatt, “Laser de corantes e aplicações” (“Dye Laser and applications”), Terceiras Jornadas de Engenharia de Electrónica e Telecomunicações e de Computadores, Lisbon, Portugal, 17-18 November 2005


A.M. de O. Duarte, R.L.A. Aguiar, F.M.V. Ramos, J.P. Borrego, J.M. de A.C.P. da Rocha, D.C. Martins, “Metodologia e Análise Tecno-Económica para Oferta de Banda Larga em Zonas Rurais e Periféricas” (“Methodology and techno-economic analysis for broadband provision in rural and peripheral areas”), 6º Encontro do Colégio de Engenharia Electrotécnica, Ordem dos Engenheiros, Lisbon, Portugal, 28-29 May 2003

J.M. de A.C.P. da Rocha, F.M.V. Ramos, R.L.A. Aguiar, A.M. de O. Duarte, “WiFi + Satellite: An Internet Access Network Solution for Remote Areas”, IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit 2003, Aveiro, Portugal, 15-18 June 2003

J.M. de A.C.P. Rocha, F.M.V. Ramos, R.L.A. Aguiar, A.M. de O. Duarte, “Providing Advanced Telecommunications Services in Rural and Peripheral Areas: Methodological Framework and Case Studies for Portugal”, IADIS International e-Society 2003 Conference, IST Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal, 3-6 June. 2003


Borgar T. Olsen, Kjell Ove Kalhagen, Manuel de Oliveira Duarte, João Rocha, Fernando Ramos, Pedro Pego, Gonçalo Santinha, Eduardo Castro, “Provision of Broadband Services in non-competitive areas”, ISSLS conference, Seul, 14-18 April 2002

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