Zenepe Satka, Doctoral student

About: Zenepe Satka is a doctoral candidate at the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering at Mälardalen University. She received the Licentiate degree titled "End-to-end QoS Mapping and Traffic Forwarding in Converged TSN-5G Networks" from Mälardalen University in April 2023.  Zenepe holds a Master degree in Computer Science with specialization in Embedded Systems from Mälardalen University and a Master of Science in Electronic Engineering from Polytechnic University of Tirana, in 2020, as she was part of a double degree program Erasmus + ICM. 


  • Won the Ericsson Research Foundation Grant, May 2023

Assisted as teacher in the following courses:

  • Project in Embedded Systems (DVA438) - (2020-2021)
  • Operating Systems (DVA315) - (2020-ongoing)
  • Embedded Systems I (DVA454) - (2021-ongoing)
Co-supervised the following thesis:

Community services as a reviewer:

  • Journal of Systems Architecture (JSA)
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J)
  • International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA) 
  • International Conference on Factory Communication Systems (WFCS)
  • Elsevier journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO)
Other community services:

  • Publicity co-chair of the 29th IEEE IES International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), 2024 
  • Chair of the WIP Session of the 49th Euromicro Conference Series on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), 2023
  • Visiting researcher at Retis Lab, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, May-July 2023

Zenepe's research focus is on real-time distributed systems, timing analysis and modeling of software architectures with a special focus on TSN and 5G.