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Curriculum Vitae

Matthias Wählisch graduated from Freie Universität Berlin after studying Computer Science and Contemporary German Literature. He is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin where he heads the activities in the field of Internet technologies. Matthias is the PI for several national and international projects. Overall, he took responsibility for more than 4.1M EUR grant money. His research and teaching focus on efficient, reliable, and secure Internet communication. This includes the design and evaluation of networking protocols and architectures, as well as Internet topology measurements and analysis. He published more than 150 papers (including 20 journal articles and seven book chapters). Since 2005 Matthias is active within the IETF/IRTF, where he published seven RFCs and several Internet drafts. He co-chaired or co-organized more than 25 scientific events, such as IEEE ICNP PhD Forum 2013, IEEE LCN 2014, and ACM ICN 2015. Matthias is also member of several technical program committees. His research results have been distinguished multiple times. Amongst others, he was a winning team member of the IPv6 Application Contest 2009 (10,000 EUR) and received the Young Talents Award of Leibniz-Kolleg Potsdam for outstanding achievements in advancing the Internet. He co-founded some successful open source projects, such as RIOT and the RTRlib, where he is still responsible for the strategic development.

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Matthias Wählisch studied computer science and contemporary German literature at Freie Universität Berlin, where he completed his Master's thesis on structured hybrid multicast routing. He continues his research at the Computer Systems & Telematics group there, and is also with the INET research team at HAW Hamburg. He started professional activities at the networking group of the computer centre of FHTW Berlin while at high school. Matthias is the cofounder of link-lab, a start-up company in the field of next generation networking. His major fields of interest lie in efficient and reliable Internet communication. This includes the design and evaluation of networking protocols, mobile communication and P2P networks, as well as Internet topology measurements and analysis. He looks back on ten years of professional experience in project work and publication. Matthias has been on the TPC of several international conferences and workshops.

2009 Freie Universität Berlin, AG CST