Since July 2012 Wolfgang Kellerer (IEEE M'96, SM'11) is full professor and head of the Institute of Communication Networks in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Technische Universität München, Germany. His research area covers methods and systems for mobile as well as fixed communication networks as an infrastructure for future Internet communication. Focus of his work are concepts for the dynamic control of network infrastructure (Software Defined Networking) based on network virtualization, self-organizing networks and service platforms, high-speed optical networks and resource management in mobile networks, as well as the support of emerging applications such as Smart Grid, automobile and automation systems.
Dr. Wolfgang Kellerer studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Technische Universität München. From 1996 - 2001 he was a member of the research and teaching staff of the Institute of Communication Networks at TUM, where he received his doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) in January 2002. In 2001 he was a visiting researcher at the Information Systems Laboratory of Stanford University, California, US.
Before he joined TUM, Dr. Kellerer pursued an industrial career being more than ten years with DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH, NTT DOCOMO's European research institute in Munich, Germany. His last position was head of the research department for wireless communication and networking working on research topics in the area of mobile service platforms, peer-to-peer networking, ad-hoc and sensor networks QoE-based traffic management, network virtualization, cross-layer design, wireless access and optical transport. From 2003 to 2012 he was also lecturing at TUM on Advanced Network Architectures and Services.
For 2004 and 2005 he has served as the elected Vice Chairman of the Working Group 2 (Service Architecture for the Wireless World) of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF). He has been member of the editorial board of Elseviers International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking (COMNET) from 2005 - 2010, he is a steering board member of the IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P) and has served as guest editor for an IEEE Communications Magazine feature topic in 2006. He serves as an reviewer for the European Commission and several other research programs. He has published more than 100 papers in respective journals, conferences and workshops in the area of service platforms and mobile networking and is inventor/co-inventor of more than 40 patents and patent applications in this area. For one of his outstanding scientific publications he has been awarded with the ITG Award 2008 of the German EE society VDE.
Wolfgang Kellerer is a Board Memaber of the CDTM, a member of the Forschungsausschuss of the Münchner Kreis, member of the VDE ITG Fachausschuss 5.2 ("Kommunikationsnetze und -systeme"), Chairman of the ITG Expert Group 5.2.4 ("IP and Mobility"), member of the GI/ITG Fachausschuss 6.4 ("Kommunikation und Verteilte Systeme", KuVS), a member of ACM SIGCOMM, and a Senior Member of IEEE.
Péter Babarczi received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. (summa cum laude) degrees in computer science from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Before visiting TUM as a Post-Doctroral Research Associate, he was working as an Assistant Professor with the High-Speed Networks Laboratory, Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics. In 2012, he held an appointment as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate with the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, and the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA. Dr. Babarczi won the János Bolyai Research Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2013.
Péter Babarczi's research interests include all-optical failure localization, combinatorial optimization, dedicated protection, multipath routing, and network coding. His primary focus at TUM is on weather based disruptions in Software Defined Networks.
Dr. Arsany Basta
Arsany Basta received his M.Sc. degree in Communication Engineering from the Technical University of Munich in October 2012. He joined the Institute of Communication Networks in November 2012 as a member of the research and teaching staff. Since July 4th, 2017 he holds the Dr.-Ing. degree. His current research focuses on Software Defined Networking and Network Virtualization.
Andreas Blenk studied computer science at the University of Würzburg, Germany, where he received his diploma degree in 2012. After this he joined the Chair of Communication Networks at the Technische Universität München in June 2012, where he is working as research and teaching associate. As a member of the software-defined networking and network virtualization research group, he is currently pursuing his PhD. His research is focused on service-aware network virtualization, virtualizing software-defined networks, as well as resource management and embedding algorithms for virtualized networks.
Mu He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China, Nanjing. After it he attended the program of Master of Science in Communications Engineering at the Technical University of Munich and finished it in October 2015. Then he bacame a member of LKN team since December 2015.
Patrick Kalmbach completed his Bachelor of Science in the course Applied Computer Science at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart in September 2014. His bachelor studies were in corporation with the Hewlett-Packard Company. He continued his studies at the Technical University Munich (TUM), and graduated as Master of Science in April 2017. Since then, he works as teaching and research associate at the Chair of Communication Networks at the TUM. He is currently pursuing his PhD as a member of the software-defined networking and network virtualization research group. His research is focused an the application of machine learning for network security, network function virtualization and resource allocation in virtualized environments.
Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Markus Klügel
Markus Klügel studied Electrical Engineering at the Technische Universität München and received the Diplom-Ingenieur Univ. (Dipl.-Ing. Univ.) degree in February 2012. In July 2012, he joined the Institute for Communication Networks as a member of the research and teaching staff.
Alberto Martínez Alba received his Master degree in Telecommunication Engineering by the Technical University of Madrid in September 2016. He joined the Chair of Communication Networks in October 2016 as a member of the research staff. His current interests are related to next generation mobile networks, ranging from improved MAC algorithms to Software Defined Wireless Networks.
Johannes Zerwas received his Bachelor and Master degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology both from Technical University of Munich in August 2015 and February 2018 respectively. He joined the Chair of Communication Networks at the Technical University of Munich as a research and teaching associate in February 2018.
Prof. Poul Heegaard
Poul Heegaard is a professor at the Department of Telematics at Trondheim Norwegian university of Science and Technology (NTNU). He was a visiting researcher at LKN during the period from Oct.2015 to Dec.2015. His research focuses on the topic of network dependability and performance analysis.
Dr. Peter Babarczi
Peter Babarczi is an assistant professor at the Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He was a visiting researcher at LKN during TUM research opportunities week that took place between 02. - 06. March 2015. His research focuses on survivable network routing architectures.