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Chair of Communication Networks
Research Topics

Research Topics

Lab Equipment

  • IP Networking Lab (Cisco, Juniper)
  • Traffic Analysis and QoE Monitoring Testbed
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) Testbed
  • Cloud Testbed
  • 5G testbed

Research Areas

Key Research Areas

New Network Architectures and Concepts

  • Software defined networking
  • Network (functions) virtualization
  • Application areas: mobile networks, IP and optical networks, CloudNets

Network Planning and techno‐economic Analysis

  • Multi‐layer network planning
  • Robust network planning (wrt. traffic demand uncertainty and failures)
  • CAPEX / OPEX modelling and analysis

Network Monitoring and Traffic Engineering

  • QoS/QoE monitoring
  • Traffic modeling and analysis
  • Traffic engineering (load balancing)

Network Security

  • Network security assessment
  • Integration of security mechanisms
  • Performance analysis of security mechanisms