I am an Athene Young Investigator (Independent Research Group head) at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the TU Darmstadt. Since Feb. 2016 I also head the Adaptive Overlay Communications group at KOM.
Previously, I was Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, U.K., and at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.
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My research focus lies on stochastic modeling and optimization of networked service systems. To this end, I develop methods and techniques in the areas of Queuing Theory, Network Calculus and Probability. I apply these analytical tools for the design and quantitative analysis and control of various service systems such as communication networks, industrial processes, (general) storage systems, multimedia and IoT. Since 2016, I have been working on the optimization of adaptive communication systems within the collaborative research center MAKI. My work there is related to the application fields of Software-defined Networking, Multimedia and Caching. Recently, I have been also working on Blockchain based distributed applications.
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