Supervisors’ Seminar

The Supervisors’ Seminar is organized by the RESCUE European Training Network as a fringe event of BELAS. The seminar establishes a platform for discussion of practical aspects in PhD training and supervision focusing on the Computer Engineering domain. The seminar will be participated by PhD student supervisors both from RESCUE ETN and invited from other institutions around the world.


Matteo Sonza Reorda, POLITO, IT

Maksim Jenihhin, Tallinn UT, EE


room “Muhu”, Georg Ots Hotel, Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Estonia, June 23-24, 2018


Technical sessions

Warm-up session “PhD supervision in practice”

  • Zain Navabi, University of Tehran, Iran / WPI, USA
  • Victor Champac, INAOE, Mexico
  • Maria Michael, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

A round of individual comments “My techniques”

  • Victor Champac, INAOE, Mexico
  • Mottaqiallah Taouil, TU Delft, Netherlands
  • Maksim Jenihhin, Tallinn UT, Estonia
  • Milos Krstic, IHP, Germany
  • Peter Langendörfer, IHP, Germany
  • Maria K. Michael, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Zain Navabi, University of Tehran, Iran / Worcester PI, USA
  • Joerg Nolte, BTU Cottbus, Germany
  • Jaan Raik, Tallinn UT, Estonia
  • Paolo Rech, UFRGS, Brazil
  • Georgios Selimis, Intrinsic-ID, Netherlands
  • Matteo Sonza Reorda, POLITO, Italy
  • Giovanni Squillero, POLITO, Italy
  • Fabian Vargas, PUCRS, Brazil

Open discussion “PhD supervision in practice - challenges, weaknesses, strengths”

Moderator: Matteo Sonza Reorda, POLITO, IT


  • Analysis of PhD supervision in the Computer Engineering domain
  • What is next?