Background

  • August 16th, 1969: born in Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
  • June 1989:  German Abitur at Peter-Wust Gymnasium in Wittlich, Germany
  • 1989 – 1990: Military Service in Gerolstein, Germany
  • October 1990: Starting studies of Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Technology Aachen, Germany
  • October 22nd, 1995: Submission of Diploma Thesis entitled Admission Control in High-Speed Networks
  • March 21st, 1996: Diploma in Mathematics
  • May 1996: joining Department of Computer Science 4 at University of Technology Aachen, Germany
  • March 2000: Submission of Ph.D thesis entitled Scalable Group Communication in Tightly Coupled Environments
  • July 11th, 2000: oral defense of Ph.D thesis
  • July 2000 to May 2005: with Nokia Research Helsinki, working as a Principal Scientist in the area of seamless and context-aware services, next generation network architectures and techno-economic modeling
  • June 2005 to March 2007: with Nokia Research Helsinki, working as a Principal Scientist in the area of seamless and context-aware services, next generation network architectures and techno-economic modelling
  • April 2007 to December 2009: with BT Research in Adastral Park, working as a Chief Researcher in the area of Future Internet related research with a focus on Internet architecture
  • January 2010 to April 2013: with the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, working as a Senior Researcher in the area of Future Internet related research, specifically large-scale publish-subscribe architectures with applications in wireless sensing and information dissemination. I’m also a Research Affiliate with the Advanced Network Architecture group at MIT CSAIL.
  • since January 2013:Co-founder of TecVis LP, providing consulting and development services in the area of information-centric architectures, context-aware and mobile services.
  • since December 2013: Principal Scientist at InterDigital UK, working on novel wireless networking technologies for 5G and beyond