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Curriculum Vitae

 Master degree

  •     Year: 1993
  •     University: Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE), Hungary
  •     Discipline: Electrical engineering, Informatics
  •     Subject area: Telecommunication

Doctoral exam

  •     Title: Doctor of Philosophy
  •     Year of exam: 1999
  •     Discipline: telecommunication, teletraffic theory
  •     Title of thesis: A solution for scalability in all-optical packet switched networks
  •     Visiting researcher at Boston University, MA in 1996
  •     Visiting researcher at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, from September to October 1995

Postdoctoral work

  •    Time: from September 1998 to April 1999
  •    Position: visiting researcher, Department of Teleinformatics, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

Present position

  •     Professor, from January 2016
  •     Department of Network and Systems Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, KTH
  •     Subject area: communication networks
  •     Program coordinator for the Network Services and Systems and the EIT ITC Internet Technology and Architecture master programs at KTH
  •     Member of the Strategic Advisory Council of the School of Electrical Engineering at KTH
  • Vice Director of First and Second Cycle Education at the School of Electrical Engineering 

Previous positions

  •     Senior research engineer, from October 1997 to July 1998, Hungarian Telecommunications Company
  •     Assistant professor, part time, from January till July 1998, Department of Telecommunication, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE), Hungary
  •     Visiting researcher (postdoctoral work), from September 1998, Department of Teleinformatics, KTH
  •     Acting lecturer, from April 1999, Department of Microelectronics and Information Technology (IMIT), KTH
  •     Assistant professor (adjunct), from March 2002 Department of Signals, Sensors and Systems, School of Electrical   Engineering, KTH
  • Associate professor (lektor), from June 2007 Laboratory for Communication Networks, School of Electrical   Engineering, KTH

 Larger projects

  •     Winternet  2, A Swedish Initiative for Advanced Internet Research, part 2,  SSF grant,  1.6 MSEK for a 2 year period, started in 2006, (Main project leader: B. Ahlgren, SICS)
  •     CROPS I and II, Cross-Layer Optimiziation in Short Range Wireless Sensor Networks  Vinnova Nordite grant, 430 kSEK for 2 year periods started in 2006 and 2008. (Main project leader: M. Skoglund, KTH)
  •     Mobbeskajp, ACCESS Linnaeus Centre  project, 960 kSEK for a 2 year period, started in 2008. (Main project leader: V. Fodor)
  •     Cocom, ACESS Linnaeus Centre  project,  400 kSEK for a 2 year period. (Main project leaders: R. Thobaben and V. Fodor, KTH)
  •     Network layer models, TNG strategic funds project, 2 MSEK for a 2 year period (Main project leader: V. Fodor)
  •     Topology optimization for distributed applications, VR Project grant, 2.25 MSEK for a 3 year period, started in 2010. (Main project leader: V. Fodor)
  •     Sendora, Sensor network for dynamic and cognitive radio access, EU FP7 collaborative project,  for a three year period started 2008, 2 MSEK (Main project leader: B. Mercier, Thales Communications)
  •     Hydrobionets,  Autonomous control for large-scale water treatment plants, EU FP7 collaborative project,  1.5 MSEK for a three year period started 2011.  (Main project leader:  B. Beferull-Lozano, UVEG)
  •     GreenEyes, Networked energy-aware visual analysis, EU FP7 FET  project,  1.4 MSEK for a three year period started in 2012. (Main project leader:  Marco Tagliasacchi, POLIMI)
  •  NetCV, ACESS Linnaeus Centre  project,  500 kSEK for a 2 year period. (Main project leader: V. Fodor)
  • CALM, EES Digitalization project, 2.5 MSEK for a five year period, started in 2016
  • iWater, Vinnova project, 500kSEK, 2017 (Main project leader: Daniel Paska, Ericsson)

Supervisory work

  •     György Dán,  Ph.D in February 2006, Thesis: Internet Video Transmission
  •     Ignacio Más Ivars, Ph.D in June 2008, Thesis: On Admission Control for IP Networks Based on Probing
  •     Ilias Chatzidrossos, PhD in February 2012, Thesis: Live Streaming Performance of Peer-to-Peer Systems
  •  Liping Wang, PhD in June 2013, Thesis: Cooperative and Cognitive Communication in Wireless Networks
  • Ioannis Glaropolulos, PhD in June 2015, Thesis: Coexistence and Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networks
  • Emil Ericsson, Licenciate defense planned for June 2017
  • Ming Zeng

Community service:

  • Associate editor of Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies
  • Associate editor of IEEE Transactions of Network and Service Management
  • IFIP Networking co-chair, 2017
  • IEEE Infocom TPC member, 2013-2017

Expert assignments:

  • Vetenskapsrådet, Natural and Engineering Sciences, panel member, 2010, 2014
  • Karl-Johan Grinnemo, promotion to associate professor, Karlstad University, 2014
  • Robert Lagerström, docent committee, teacher representative, KTH, 2014.
  • External evaluator of research fellow applicants at University of Agder, 2014
  • EU FP7 SUNRISE project open call, independent expert, 2015
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences “Lendulet” Grants, external expert. 2016, 2017