Marc Sanchez Artigas

Marc Sanchez Artigas

Tenure-track lecturer at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain) in the Department of Computer Engineering and Maths. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2009 with European Mention at UPF (Barcelona, Spain). During 2008, he visited Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland). He received the Best Paper Award from IEEE LCN'07. He also served as a Guest Editor for Computer Networks Journal. He organized the 12th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (IEEE P2P'12). He is actively participating in the coordination of the EC FP7 project CloudSpaces on personal cloud storage.



Research Interests

My research focus is on building massive distributed computing systems and clouds, including peer-to-peer systems and novel storage infrastructures for the cloud, with particular emphasis on security.

Recent Publications:

  • "Actively Measuring Personal Cloud Storage"
    R. Gracia-Tinedo, M. Sanchez-Artigas, A. Moreno-Martinez, C. Cotes and P. Garcia-Lopez, IEEE Cloud'13, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 2013.
  • "Understanding the effects of P2P dynamics on trust bootstrapping"
    M. Sanchez-Artigas and Blas Herrera, Inf. Sci. 236: 33-55, 2013.

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Professional Activities

Recent Activities:

  • Program Committee Member of 13th IEEE Int. Conf. on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P). 2013.
  • Program Committee Member of 13th IFIP Int. Conf. on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS). 2013.
  • Program Committee Member and Demo Chair of 12th IEEE Int. Conf. on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P). 2012.


  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Open Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • P2P Networks



  • CloudSpaces(FP7-317555)
    CloudSpaces aims to create the next generation of open Personal Clouds. Funded by the European Commission (
  • RealCloud (IPT-2011-1232-430000)
    This project proposes the development of a complete and authentic environment of Cloud Computing based on OpenStack. Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. (
  • Delfin (TIN2010-20140-C03-03)
    DELFIN aims to design self-adapting decentralized systems for the Future Internet. Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.


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