Future Trends of the Internet
28 January 2009
Luxembourg IPv6 Council
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First Council Meeting
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Thomas Engel: Biography
Thomas Engel is professor for Computer Networks and Telecommunications at the University of Luxembourg.
From 1987 to 1995 he studied Physics and Computer Science at the University of Saarbruecken, Germany, where he graduated in 1992 and received the title Dr. rer. nat. in 1996. Between 1996 and 2003, as joint founder, he was a member of the board of directors and vice-director of the Fraunhofer-guided Institute for Telematics e.V. in Trier, Germany, co-responsible for the scientific orientation and development of the institute, definition, acquisition and realization of all research projects, which were 70% industry-financed. Since 2002, he has taught and conducted research as a professor at the IST/University of Luxembourg.
His SECAN-Lab team deals with performance, privacy and identity handling in Next Generation Networks. As a member of the European Security Research Advisory Board (ESRAB) of the European Commission in Brussels, he advised the Commission on the structure, content and implementation of the FP7 Security Research Programme. He is coordinator of three ongoing European projects, including the Integrated Project u-2010, which has 16 partners and is concerned with Next Generation Networks using IPv6.
Thomas Engel is member of the Information and Communication Security Panel ICS of NATO and Civil High-Level Expert for Electronic Communications (representing Europe) of NATO CEP/CCPC. He is speaker of the regional group Trier/Luxemburg of the German Society for Computer Science (GI).
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