CHORTI Arsenia (Ersi)


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Arsenia (Ersi) Chorti is a Professor at the École Nationale Supérieure de l’Électronique et de ses Applications (ENSEA), co-head (joint with L. Luzzi) of the Information, Communications and Imaging (ICI) Group of the ETIS Lab UMR 8051 and a Visiting Scholar at Princeton and Essex Universities. Her research spans the areas of wireless communications and wireless systems security for 5G / 6G, with a particular focus on physical layer security. She is a Senior IEEE Member, member of the IEEE INGR on Security and of the IEEE P1951.1 standardization workgroup (Smart Cities) and Chair of the IEEE Focus Group on Physical Layer Security. She is also Associate Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Society Best Readings.

Research Activities

  • Context aware security for 6G, physical layer security, anomaly detection, privacy
  • Machine learning for communications, interference prediction, localization, detection
  • Resource allocation, low latency systems, QoS delay constraints, scheduling

Ongoing Projects

  • 2023-2026, Principal Investigator, Horizon Europe SNS Stream B Project ROBUST-6G, Coordinator: ERICSSON, TK, 395k€
  • 2023-2027, Grant Holder, Horizon Europe COST Action Project 6G-PHYSEC, Coordinator: Barkhausen Institut DE, (total budget) ~650k€
  • 2023-2027, Co-investigator Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions-European Commission Staff Exchange, Project TRACE-V2X, 12 PMs over 4 years for staff exchanges
  • 2023-2026, Voting Consortium Member (representing BI), EU Horizon SNS Flagship Project on 6G HEXA-X-II, participation in WP4 on intelligent radio technologies
  • 2023-2027, Co-coordinator (CNRS) and Principal Investigator (CNRS), PEPR 5G Project 9 FOUNDS (Foundations of future communication networks), (total CNRS budget) 440k€
  • 2023-2027, Principal Investigator (ETIS), PEPR 5G Project 8 HiSec (End-to-end Security for 5G), 71k€
  • 2024-2027, Principal Investigator (ETIS), thesis co-financing IPAL Project, joint PhD supervision with ASTAR, Singapore, “Trust and Trustworthiness of 6G”, 60k€
  • 2022-2025, Principal Investigator SRV Project, ENSEA, PhD co-supervision with PUC-Rio, “Resilient and Trustworthy Positioning and Physical Layer Security for 6G Systems” (RETRO), 80k€
  • 2020-2024, Co-investigator project INEX (CY Initiative of Excellence), PHEBE (Physical layer security for beyond fifth generation communications), (total budget) 400k€
  • 2021-2022, Coordinator PHC PROCOPE project Physical Layer Security for the IoT and B5G Systems, travel funding for research exchanges with the Barkhausen Institute, with M. Chafii, G. Fetweiss, A.N. Barreto, S. Kopsel, 20k€
  • 2021-2022, Coordinator IEA CNRS travel grant for research exchanges with Princeton University, project PEGASUS (Context Aware Physical Layer Security for 6G) with M. Chafii and H.V. Poor, 14k€
  • 2020-2024, Co-investigator (co-I) project PHEBE (Physical layer security for beyond fifth generation communications), Paris-Seine Excellence Initiative, 400k€
  • 2019-2022, Principal Investigator (PI), Project SAFEST (Physical layer security for future generations of wireless networks), DIM RFSI, France, Industrial Collaboration Project with Nokia Bell Labs (Saclay), 27k€
  • 2019-2023, Co-I Project ELIOT (Enabling technologies for IoT), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), France, PRCI International collaboration with the University of Sao Paolo and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, 390k€
  • 2019-2022, PI, Project eNiGMA (NOMA schemes for 5G and beyond under security and delay constraints), CY Initiative of Excellence, France, 112k€

Current PhD Supervision

  • Jan. 2023, Solomon Orduen Yese @30%, funding from the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Nigeria, working on Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), co-supervised with S. Berri (CYU, ETIS)
  • Jan. 2023, Angelo Passah @50%, funding from SRV ENSEA, working on Resilient and Trustworthy Positioning and Physical Layer Security for 6G Systems, co-supervised with Prof. R. Delamare, PUC Rio
  • Nov. 2022, Hussein, Awada @30%, funding from ED ETIS, working on Network slicing for B5G, co-supervised with S. Berri (CYU)

Current Postdoc and Research Associate Co-supervision

  • Sep. 2022, Dr. Thuy Pham, funding BI (state of Saxony), working on physical layer security for 6G
  • Sep. 2022, Miss Amitha Mayya, funding BI (state of Saxony), working on physical layer security for 6G