Professur Kommunikationsnetze
Chair of Communication Networks
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Dr.-Ing. Thomas Martin Knoll


Chemnitz University of Technology
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Chair of Communication Networks
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Martin Knoll
09107 Chemnitz


Rh70 / W416


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  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) and OpenFlow - Analysis and Test Lab
  • Mobile Networks - mainly LTE (e.g. EU Celtic research projects MEVICO and SIGMONA)
  • IP QoS
  • Data Link Layer (L2) QoS mechanisms
  • Data Link Layer (L2) security mechanisms and cryptography
  • QoS based routing and media selection
  • service quality monitoring (video and web services) and QoE estimation - ISAAR QoE Framework
  • information security - audit, design, formalizstion, risik analysis and technical solutions (TÜV certified IT security officer)
  • IT security officer of the Faculty ET/IT
  • network security as part of information security - monitoring, hacking methods and countermeasures for internetworked IT systems
  • techno-economic analysis of communication networks (Mobile networks and Fixed networks) including life cycle costing (LCC) -
  • Sensitivity analysis of cost models (using Sensitivity Analysis Add-In Marco for MS Excel - )
  • Business case and cost modelling using STEM -
  • Use of Sandvine DPI for classification of service flows for packet based quality of experience (QoE) estimation for video and other services
  • Programming of NetFPGA hardware for handling and manipulating high speed Ethernet traffic on Linux PCs
  • Programming of distributed QoE monitoring and QoS enforcement solutions on Juniper routers (JUNOS SDK)
  • Cisco CCNA training - Cisco Networking Academy @ TU Chemnitz
  • Initiator of the Pearson Vue Test Center - Pearson VUE Test Center @ TU Chemnitz
  • Integration of SAP in techno-economic analysis (SAP certified for SAP ERP 6.0 and EHP 5)
  • Focal Point of ITU-T for ITU membership matters of TU Chemnitz - (publication in "Uni aktuell - Forschung")