Congratulations to my PhD supervisor, Professor Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, on being awarded the Bode Prize for her groundbreaking research, "the closest you get to the Nobel Prize in cybernetics".
I am especially thankful to Professor Webjørn Rekdalsbakken, Department of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Aalesund University College. He gave me the chance to teach Real time computer programming together with Girts Strazdins and with Ivar Blindheim. I really enjoyed this experience. During the last year course in Real Time Systems, our students focused on several challenges that currently affect the filed of maritime applications and related industry. In the following, an overview of the
Filippo Sanfilippo received a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2009, and an M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Siena, Italy, in 2011. In 2015, he received a Ph.D. in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, with Professor Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen (Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU) as main supervisor. From 2015 to 2017, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at th