The Service Architecture Lab is a leading research group with a focus on Future Services. The team works in collaboration with key players from industry and academia around the world.

Our major areas of expertise are in Service Architecture, Network Softwaization, Social Networks Analysis and Internet of Things. Beyond academic research, we share and disseminate our results through active cooperation with leaders from the communications industry.

The lab is one of the few academic groups that is contributing to standardisation at 3GPP, IETF, oneM2M and ITU-T, and is also heavily involved in collaborative research through national and European projects (H2020, ITEA, CELTIC).

Our main research interests are in:

  • Data analysis, Social Media Analysis
  • Service architecture
  • Internet of Things
  • Sofwarization, SDN, NVF

Lab leader: Noël Crespi


New book: “Networks and New Services: A Complete Story,” Springer International Publishing, 2017.

This book shines a beam of light towards software-centric networks and their emerging service environments. The authors examine the road ahead for connectivity, for both human and ‘things’, considering the rapid changes that have already shaken the industry. Whether we are witnessing technology consolidation or crucial transformation, one thing is clear – the future communication …

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