Saguna Saguna
Saguna Saguna

Saguna Saguna

Associate Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Computer Science
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
+46 (0)910 585385
A108 Skellefteå


Assistant Professor in the Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) research group

Teaching and Supervision

At LTU, I am involved in teaching and supervsion in a number of courses, see details below:

Master Courses:

  • Internet of Things: M7023E, 7.5 credits, Lp 2
  • Cloud Computing: M7024E, 7.5 credits, Lp 2
  • Mobile Networks and Protocols: D7002D, 7.5 credits, Lp 3

These master courses are mainly part of the Master Programme in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Distributed Cloud Systems. But, students can also take them individually or part of some other linked programme. 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Network and Mobility: D0021E, 7.5 credits, Lp 3

Project Course Supervision:

  • Project in Distributed Cloud Systems 1: M7025E, 15 credits, Lp 3-4
  • Project in Distributed Cloud Systems 2: M7026E, 15 credits, Lp 2

Master Thesis Supervision:

  • Master Thesis in Computer Science and Engineering, MSc in Technology: 
    • X7003E, 30 credits, Lp 3-4, Check entry requirements
  • PERCCOM Master Thesis
    • More details can be found at University of Lorraine website here and on Luleå University of Technology website here.

Ph.D. Supervision:

  • Co-supervision of Ph.D. Thesis, if you are enrolled in a Ph.D. program in LTU or another university and are interested to collaborate you can contact me with your proposal. Please note there is no funding currently available from LTU.

Ongoing Ph.D. supervision

  • Samuel Idowu: Forecasting Heat Load using Applied Machine Learning for Smart District Heating Systems
  • Gustav Sterbrant:

Ongoing Master Thesis Students:

  • New students start January 2018

Completed Master Thesis Students:

  • Victor Araujo: (Completed)
  • Aigerim Zhalgasbekova: (Completed)
  • Tamara Belyakhina: (Completed)
  • Giang Tran: (Completed)
  • Jean-Paul Bambanza: (Completed)
  • Haidar Chikh: (Completed)
  • Ngo Manh Khoi: (Completed)
  • Rohan Nanda: (Completed)
  • Baptiste Louis: (Completed)


Article in journal

Performance evaluation of FIWARE (2019)

A cloud-based IoT platform for smart cities
Araujo. V, Mitra. K, Saguna. S, Åhlund. C
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol. 132, s. 250-261
Conference paper

A Bayesian system for cloud performance diagnosis and prediction (2017)

Palm. E, Mitra. K, Saguna. S, Åhlund. C
Part of: Proceedings of the International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, CloudCom, s. 371-374, IEEE Computer Society, 2017, 7830706
Conference paper

ALPINE (2017)

A Bayesian System For Cloud Performance Diagnosis And Prediction
Mitra. K, Saguna. S, Åhlund. C, Ranjan. R
Part of: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC), s. 281-288, IEEE, 2017, 8034996