Juwel Rana is a research scientist at Telenor Group and a senior lecturer at Linnaeus University. He is a member of the Swedish Association of Professional Scientists, and IEEE.

Juwel received his PhD from Luleå University of Technology, Sweden in 2013 on Pervasive and Mobile Computing. From 2007 to 2008, he was a research staff member at Create-net research center and also associated with knowledge and discovery research group at the University of Trento, Italy. He became a PhD student at the Luleå University of Technology from 2009 to 2013. He worked from Ericsson Research at Luleå in multimedia technology group from 2011 to 2013. He also visited Ericsson Silicon Valley as a guest researcher.

Juwel generates value from research by publishing scientific papers, by developing proof-of-concept research prototypes, by analyzing big data (real-time and batch) from digital services, and finally, by advising in business critical decision making processes. He received Ericsson patentable invention awards, best student paper award, and several grants for research accomplishments.


  • Adaptive and semantic web data analytics known as "Adaptive and Semantic Web 4ME310"
  • Internet architecture and Data services known as "Internet architectures 4ME307"  

MSc thesis openings

  • Application of AI techniques for massive amount of data processing and mining
  • Applying real-time analytics & IoT for real-world problem-solving

Completed MSc thesis supervision

  • Jan Gunzenhauser (2015), "Application of real-time HRV biofeedback in the scenario of meditation practice: Feasibility, Usability and medical fidelity"
  • Natali Aser (2017), "A Warmer Welcome: Application of a Chatbot as a Facilitator for New Hires Onboarding"
  • Mohamad Zamam (2017), "A unified framework for real-time streaming and processing of IoT data"


  • Big data analytics and AI
  • Real-time data analysis & IoT
  • Digital and Telco services
  • Data sharing
  • Data driven product and service innovation


Article in journal (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Chapter in book (Refereed)

Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))