Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1853 with the stated mission to: educate engineers and scientists, be a national center of excellence in science and technology, and provide a hub for interaction between the scientific community and industry. EPFL is ranked the world’s 18th university in the field of ”Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences” in the 2008 academic ranking of world universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and
is one of Europe’s leading institutions of science and technology.
Laboratory for Computer Communication and Application (LCA) within the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL is one of the major European centers of teaching and research in information technology and computer science. The laboratory conducts research in several areas related with telecommunication networks, including mobile and wireless networks, network traffic management, network calculus, routing and its applications, stochastic models and performance evaluation, and modelling the immune system. The laboratory was active in several projects, such as Network of Excellence projects “Euro-NF” and “Euro-NGI”, Union European projects IST NetRefound, Haggle and Trend, and national projects MICS UWB Network and MICS Cluster 2.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne was a member of the project from April 2013 to January 2014.