Hossein Fotouhi, Senior Lecturer

Hossein Fotouhi is currently working at Mälardalen University as Senior Lecturer. He received his PhD degree from University of Porto, Portugal in 2015. His PhD thesis was on "Reliable Mobility Support in Low-Power Wireless Networks". He was a researcher at CISTER/INESC-TEC during his Ph.D. 

His research interests include Internet of Things, sensor networks, wireless communication, and Fog computing. He received several project funding after his Postdoctoral research at MDU, including VR starting grant, which is a very competitive funding in Sweden. 

Current projects and roles:

  • GREENER FFI-Vinnova (started in 2020, 4 years), (Volvo CE and VTI), project leader
  • PROVIDENT FFI-Vinnova (started in 2020, 4 years), co-applicant, member
  • ARRAY, member

Past projects and roles:

  • MobiFog VR starting grant project (started 2019, 4 years), project leader
  • Prospekt KKS (started 2019, 2 years): 3 companies are involved (Alten, Ondosis, Accellrate), project leader
  • Health5G Celtic Next European project (started 2019, 3 years), co-applicant and WP leader
  • FiC, member
  • ESS-H plus research profile (started 2019, 3 years), co-applicant, member


  • Guest lecture at "Autonomous Vehicles", FLA433, 2023. 
  • Course responsible of "Internet of Things, Data Communication and Security", DVA268, 2023.
  • Teaching at "Introduction to the Internet of Things for the manufacturing industry", PPU322, 2023.
  • Teaching at "Industrial Internet of Things for Manufacturing Industry", PPU434, 2023.
  • SEMANTIC project summer school on "emerging models and trends for dynamic network slicing and resource virtualization". Talk on "mobility management solutions: from 5G to IoT networks", June 2022. 
  • Guest lecture at the Introduction Course of Networking Students (BSc), 2021 
  • Developing and teaching at IoT and Fog Computing course (Ph.D. level), 2019
  • Developing IIoT course (Master), 2019 
  • Teaching at Practical real-time control and embedded dynamic simulations (Master), 2019
  • Teaching at Wireless Communication (Bachelor), 2019
  • Teaching at Sensor Techniques (Master), 2017
  • Teaching at Autonomous Systems course (Master), 2019 and 2020
Community services:
  • Lead Guest Editor at IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Sensors. Special section on "Emerging Technologies in Sensor Networks", 2023. 
  • Guest editor at Elsevier Measurement-Sensors, 2023. 


His research interests are Wireless Networks, Intelligent Wireless Communication, Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing, Edge Computing, Internet of Things, and Software Defined Networking.

He is currently involved in the following projects: (1) MobiFog, (2) GREENER, and (3) PROVIDENT. He was involved in many projects in the past, such as (1) CONET European project (cluster of COTS for QoS in cooperating objects), (2) MASQOTS FCT project, (3) EMMON European project, (4) ESS-H research profile, (5) ecare@home, (6) READY, (7) FiC, (8) Health5G, and (9) FlexiHealth

He published papers in several top notch venues, including EWSN, WFCS, ETFA, COMPSAC, HealthCom Conferences, and IEEE IoT, IEEE TMC, IEE Sensors, IEEE ACCESS, Elsevier Ad-hoc Networks, Elsevier COMCOM, MDPI Sensors, and MDPI JSAN journals.