Colosseum Young Gladiators 2022

Colosseum Colosseum Racks

Learn about the upcoming edition of Young Gladiators 2024

June 6-8, 2022

The Colosseum team at the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University is organizing a 3 day in-person master class for Ph.D. students and Postdoc researchers who are interested in using the Colosseum channel emulator for their research.

The course will include tutorial-like presentations from Colosseum experts, hands-on assignments for the attendees, invited talks, and a site visit to the Colosseum data center facility.

The event is scheduled to take place in person at the Boston and Burlington campuses of Northeastern University in Boston, MA, on June 6, 7 and 8, 2022. It is open to Ph.D. students and postdocs affiliated with research institutions in the United States.

The Colosseum master class for Young Gladiators is fully funded by the National Science Foundation: Travel, lodging and meals will be covered for the duration of the class.

The Young Gladiator event is co-located with the NSF Workshop on Radio Frequency Dataset Generation, Access, and Sharing.

Time Topic
Day 1
8.30am - 9am Meet in Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC)
8.30am - 9.15am BREAKFAST
9.15am - 10am Keynote (joint with RFDataFactory): Dr. Nada Golmie, Chief of Wireless Networks Division at NIST
10am - 10.30am COFFEE BREAK
10.30am - 11.30am Introduction and Use Cases
with Tommaso Melodia, William Lincoln Smith Professor and Director of Institute for WIoT
11.30am - 12.15pm A Colosseum Primer: Architecture and Emulation System
with Pedram Johari, Principal Research Scientist
12.15pm - 1.15pm LUNCH BREAK
1.15pm - 2.15pm First Time Users: Quick Start
with Leonardo Bonati, Research Assistant
2.15pm - 4.15pm Hands-on Activity: LXC Containers
with Colosseum Team
Day 2
9am - 10am Colosseum Scenarios
with Leonardo Bonati, Research Assistant
10am - 10.30am COFFEE BREAK
10.30am - 11.45am Keynote: Colosseum DevOps Workflows
with Dr. Bob Baxley, Principal, Zylinium Research
11.45am - 12.15pm Hands-on Activity: WiFi on Colosseum
with Colosseum Team
12.15pm - 1pm LUNCH BREAK
1pm - 2.15pm Hands-on Activity (continued): WiFi on Colosseum
with Colosseum Team
2.15pm - 2.45pm COFFEE BREAK
2.45pm - 4.15pm Hands-on Activity: Cellular Networks on Colosseum
with Colosseum Team
Day 3
8am - 8.15am Meet at East Village Residence Hall to Travel to Burlington Campus
8.15am - 9.15am Travel to Burlington Campus
9.15am - 10am BREAKFAST
10am - 10.45am Batch Jobs for Automated Experiments
with Leonardo Bonati, Research Assistant
10.45am - 11.30am Colosseum Evolution
with Michele Polese, Principal Research Scientist
11.30am - 12pm Site Visit to Colosseum Facility
12pm - 1pm LUNCH BREAK
1pm - 2pm Review and Q&A
with Colosseum Team
2pm - 3.45pm Transfer to Logan Airport and/or Boston Campus