My current research interests are: network, service, and application management; computer system security; software-defined networking; data plane programmability; network function virtualization; and cloud computing.


  1. CNPq Research Fellow - Bolsista de Produtividade Científica CNPq 1D

  2. Best Reviewer Award at the 15th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016)

  3. Best Student Paper Award at the 14th IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM 2015) for the paper “Piecing Together the NFV Provisioning Puzzle: Efficient Placement and Chaining of Virtual Network Functions”

  4. Brazilian Computer Society Distinguished Member 2014

  5. Microsoft Azure Research Award 2014

  6. Honorable Mention at the Dissertation Digest of the 14th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014) for the PhD Thesis by Flávio Roberto Santos entitled “Slowing Down to Speed Up: Protecting Users Against Massive Attacks in Content Distribution Systems”

  7. Microsoft Research Latin American PhD Fellowship Award 2011 granted to student Weverton Luis da Costa Cordeiro

  8. Best Student Paper Award at the 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2010) for the paper “Choking Polluters in BitTorrent File Sharing Communities”


  1. Student Travel Grant Co-Chair of the 14th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2018)

  2. Tutorial Co-Chair of the 16th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2018)

  3. Associate Managing Editor of the Springer’s Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM) (2016-Present)

  4. Publications Committee member of the IEEE SDN initiative (2016-Present)

  5. Publicity Co-Chair of the 13th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2017)

  6. Publication Co-Chair of the 15th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2017)

  7. Panel Chair of the 35th SBC Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SBRC 2017)

  8. Publicity Co-Chair of the 12th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2016)

  9. General Chair of the 43rd SBC Seminar on Integrated Development of Software and Hardware (SEMISH 2016)

  10. Tutorial Co-Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2016)

  11. Student Travel Grant Chair of the 15th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016)

  12. Tutorial Co-Chair of the 14th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2015)

  13. General Co-Chair of the 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2014)

  14. Executive Director of LARC (2012-2014)

  15. TPC Co-Chair of the 32nd SBC Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SBRC 2014)

  16. Experience Session Co-Chair of the 14th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014)

  17. Managing Director of SBC (2009-2013)

  18. Posters Co-Chair of the 13th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2013)

  19. Director of the Technical and Scientific Council of LARC (2010-2012)

  20. Associate Editor of the Springer Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM) (2012-2016) and the Wiley International Journal of Network Management (IJNM) (2012-Present)

  21. TPC Co-Chair of the 13th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2012)

  22. Chair of the Special Interest Group on Information and Computer System Security (SEG) of the SBC (2008-2010)

  23. General Co-Chair of the 28th SBC Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SBRC 2010)

  24. Workshops Co-Chair of the 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2010)

  25. TPC member of several conferences, including the International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) (2010-Present), IM (2007-Present), NOMS (2008-Present), NetSoft (2016-Present), SBRC (2004-Present) and the Brazilian Symposium on Information and Computer System Security (SBSeg) (2005-Present)

  26. Reviewer of several journals, including the IEEE Communications Magazine and the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials

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  1. [DOI] DA COSTA FILHO, Roberto; LUIZELLI, Marcelo Caggiani; VEGA, Maria Torres; VAN DER HOOFT, Jeroen, PETRANGELI, Stefano; WAUTERS, Tim; DE TURCK, Filip; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal. Predicting the performance of virtual reality video streaming in mobile networks. ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2018), p. 270-283, 2018.

  2. [DOI] COSTA FILHO, Roberto; LAUTENSCHLAGER, William; KAGAMI, Nicolas; LUIZELLI, Marcelo C.; ROESLER, Valter; GASPARY, Luciano P. Scalable QoE-aware Path Selection in SDN-based Mobile Networks. In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2018). Hawaii, USA, 2018.

  3. [DOI] MOURA Leonardo F. S.; GASPARY, Luciano P.; BURIOL, Luciana S. A branch-and-price algorithm for the single-path virtual network embedding problem. Networks, v. 71, n. 3, p. 188-208, 2018.

  4. [DOI] CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; MARQUES, Jonatas Adilson; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal. Data Plane Programmability Beyond OpenFlow: Opportunities and Challenges for Network and Service Operations and Management. J. Netw. Syst. Manage., v. 25, n. 4, p. 784-818, 2017.

  5. [DOI] ZACARIAS, Iulisloi; GASPARY, Luciano P.; KOHL, Andersonn; FERNANDES, Ricardo Q. A.; STOCHERO, Jorgito M.; DE FREITAS, Edison P. Combining Software-Defined and Delay-Tolerant Approaches in Last-Mile Tactical Edge Networking. IEEE Communications Magazine, v. 55, n. 10, p. 22-29, 2017.

  6. [DOI] ANTUNES, Rodolfo S.; LEHMANN, Matheus B.; MANSILHA, Rodrigo B.; GASPARY, Luciano P.; BARCELLOS, Marinho P. NDNrel: A mechanism based on relations among objects to improve the performance of NDN. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, v. 87, p. 73-86, 2017.

  7. [DOI] LUIZELLI, Marcelo Caggiani; CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; BURIOL, Luciana Salete; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal. A fix-and-optimize approach for efficient and large scale virtual network function placement and chaining. Computer Communications, v. 102, p. 67-77, 2017.

  8. [DOI] MARCON, Daniel S.; NEVES, Miguel C.; OLIVEIRA, Rodrigo R.; GASPARY, Luciano P. ;BARCELLOS, Marinho P. PredCloud: Providing predictable network performance in large-scale OpenFlow-enabled cloud platforms through trust-based allocation of resources. Computer Communications, v. 91-92, p. 44-61, 2016.

  9. [DOI] RICHTER, Leonardo Richter; OLIVEIRA, Rodrigo Ruas; BURIOL, Luciana S.; BARCELLOS, Marinho; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal. A Toolset for Efficient Privacy-oriented Virtual Network Embedding and its Instantiation on SDN/OpenFlow-based Substrates. Computer Communications, v. 82, p. 13-27, 2016.

  10. [DOI] LUIZELLI, Marcelo Caggiani; BAYS, Leonardo Richter; BURIOL, Luciana Salete; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal. How Physical Network Topologies Affect Virtual Network Embedding Quality: A Characterization Study based on ISP and Datacenter Networks. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, v. 70, p. 1-16, 2016.

  11. [DOI] CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; SANTOS, Flávio Roberto; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla; GASPARY, Luciano; KAVALIONAK, Hanna; GUERRIERI, Alessio; MONTRESOR, Alberto. Making Puzzles Green and Useful for Adaptive Identity Management in Large-scale Distributed Systems. Computer Networks, v. 95, p. 97-114, 2016.

  12. [DOI] OLIVEIRA, Rodrigo R.; MARCON, Daniel S.; BAYS, Leonardo R.; NEVES, Miguel C.; GASPARY, Luciano P.; BARCELLOS, Marinho P.; MEDHI, Deep. Opportunistic Resilience Embedding (ORE): Toward Cost-efficient Resilient Virtual Networks. Computer Networks, v. 89, p. 59-77, 2015.

  13. [DOI] MARCON, Daniel Stefani; OLIVEIRA, Rodrigo Ruas; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla. Datacenter Networks and Relevant Standards. In: Nelson L. S. da Fonseca, Raouf Boutaba. (Org.). Cloud Services, Networking and Management. 1ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2015, p. 75-104.

  14. [DOI] BAYS, Leonardo Richter; OLIVEIRA, Rodrigo Ruas; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; MADEIRA, Edmundo Roberto Mauro. Virtual Network Security: Threats, Countermeasures, and Challenges. Journal of Internet Services and Applications, v. 6, p. 1-19, 2015.

  15. [DOI] HAGEN, Sebastian; da Costa Cordeiro, Weverton Luis; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; GRANVILLE, Lisandro Zambenedetti; KEMPER, Alfons. Efficient Model Checking of IT Change Operations. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, v. 11, p. 292-306, 2014.

  16. [DOI] SANTOS, Flávio Roberto; CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla. Beyond Pollution and Taste: A Tag-based Strategy to Increase Download Quality in P2P File Sharing Systems. Computer Communications, v. 36, p. 191-202, 2013.

  17. [DOI] LEHMANN, Matheus Brenner; SANTOS, Flávio Roberto; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla. Denial-of-service attacks and countermeasures on BitTorrent. Computer Networks, v. 56, p. 3479–3498, 2012.

  18. [DOI] CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; SANTOS, Flávio Roberto; MAUCH, Gustavo Huff; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal. Identity Management based on Adaptive Puzzles to Protect P2P Systems from Sybil Attacks. Computer Networks, v. 56, p. 2569-2589, 2012.

  19. [DOI] BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; ANTUNES, Rodolfo Stoffel. A Conservative Strategy to Protect P2P File Sharing Systems from Pollution Attacks. Concurrency and Computation, v. 23, p. 117-141, 2011.

  20. [DOI] WICKBOLDT, Juliano Araujo; BIANCHIN, Luís Armando; LUNARDI, Roben Castagna; GRANVILLE, Lisandro Zambenedetti; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; BARTOLINI, Claudio. A Framework for Risk Assessment based on Analysis of Historical Information of Workflow Execution in IT Systems. Computer Networks, v. 55, p. 2954-2975, 2011.

  21. [DOI] SANTOS, Flávio Roberto; CORDEIRO, Weverton Luis da Costa; GASPARY, Luciano Paschoal; BARCELLOS, Marinho Pilla. Funnel: Choking Polluters in BitTorrent File Sharing Communities. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, v. 8, p. 310-321, 2011.

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  1. Network and service management (CS undergraduate course)

  2. Network protocols (CS undergraduate course)

  3. Computer networks (CS graduate course)

  4. Computer system performance analysis (CS graduate course)

  1. Roberto Costa Filho (PhD)

  2. Jonatas Marques (PhD)

  3. Eduardo Roloff (PhD Co-Advisor)

  4. Nicolas Kagami (MSc)

  5. Ângelo Lapolli (MSc)

  6. Guilherme Rex Pretto (MSc)

Last update: 13 July 2018

DEPUTY DEAN &

Associate professor


Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Instituto de Informática (INF)


Av. Bento Gonçalves, 9500

Campus do Vale - Bloco IV

Caixa Postal 15064
91501-970 - Porto Alegre - Brazil


paschoal at inf dot ufrgs dot br

+55 (51) 3308-9450



Luciano Paschoal Gaspary holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (UFRGS, 2002). He is currently Deputy Dean and Associate Professor at the Institute of Informatics, UFRGS. From 2008 to 2014, he worked as Director of the National Laboratory on Computer Networks (LARC) and, from 2009 to 2013, was Managing Director of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC). Prof. Gaspary has been involved in various research areas, mainly computer networks, network management and computer system security. He is author of more than 120 full papers published in leading peer-reviewed publications and has a history of dedication to research activities such as organization of scientific events, participation in the TPC of relevant symposia, and participation as editorial board member of various journals. In 2016, Prof. Gaspary has been appointed as Associate Managing Editor for the Springer’s Journal of Network and Systems Management and Publications Committee member of the IEEE SDN initiative.

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