Prof. Dr. Matthias Wählisch

I am also with the Computer Systems & Telematics group at the Institut für Informatik, Freie Universität Berlin, and a co-founder of link-lab.

Research Areas:

  • Design & Analysis of Internet Protocols
  • Mobile Internet, Multicast, IPv6, Security
  • P2P and Multimedia Networking
  • Internet Topology Measurement & Analysis

Honors & Awards:


  • Young Talents Award of the Leibniz-Kolleg Potsdam for Outstanding Achievements in Advancing the Internet and its Applications, 2011 (2.500 EUR)
  • First prize of the International IPv6 Application Contest 2009 (10.000 EUR; joint work with daviko) 
  • Best Paper Award at the 4th International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services, 2009
  • Diploma Thesis Award 2008 in silver of the SeReS Unit, University of Innsbruck
  • Participation at the GI Dagstuhl seminar Modeling Techniques for Computer Networks Simulation, Schloss Dagstuhl, 2008
  • Outstanding Paper Award at 3rd Intern. Conf. on Wavelet Analysis and Its Applications, 2003, Chongqing

Travel Grants:

  • TERENA Networking Conference 2011 participation grant sponsored by Cisco Systems
  • TERENA Networking Conference 2010 participation grant sponsored by Cisco Systems
  • ACM CoNEXT 2009 student travel grant
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2009 student travel grant
  • TERENA Networking Conference 2009 participation grant sponsored by Cisco Systems
  • ACM CoNEXT 2007 student travel grant

Professional Activities:


  • Students Grants Chair of 37th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), 2012
  • Publicity Chair of 4th International Workshop on Peer-to-peer computing and Online Social neTworking (HotPOST), held in conjunction with IEEE ICDCS'12, 2012
  • Co-founder & Publicity Chair of 1st IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - Berlin (IEEE ICCE-Berlin), 2011
  • TPC Co-Chair of Scalable Adaptive Multicast in P2P Overlays, Special Session at the 8th Annual IEEE CCNC, 2011
  • Co-Chair of IEEE PerGroup - 1st IEEE  Workshop on Pervasive Group Communication, held in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM'10, 2010
  • TPC Co-Chair of Scalable Adaptive Multicast in P2P Overlays, Special Session at the 7th Annual IEEE CCNC, 2010
  • Local Arrangement Co-Chair of 2nd Google Android Conference (droidcon), 2010
  • TPC Vice-Chair of 2nd ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++, in conjunction with SIMUTools'09, 2009
  • Co-Organizer of Zur Wellenmechanik der Pixel, Colloquium in honor of Hans L. Cycon, 2008
  • TPC Vice-Chair of 1st European Conference on Applied IPv6, 2007
  • Workshop Co-Chair of Next Generation eLearning Content Management with hylOs: Semantic Networking, Reusable Structuring & Mobile Learning, Preconference Workshop at ICL'07, 2007
  • Workshop Co-Chair of Authoring eLearning Content: Augmentation & Reuse, Paradigms & Practical Experiences, Workshop at the 4. Fernausbildungskongress der Bundeswehr, 2007

TPC and Reviewer:

  • Journals: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Communications Magazine, Elsevier Computer Communications, International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, IEEE Communications Letters, Journal of Communications, Wiley European Transactions on Telecommunications
  • TPC in international conferences and workshops: IEEE CCNC'12, HotPOST'11 (at IEEE ICPADS), IMSAA'11, AFIN'11, IEEE LCN'11, IEEE ICCE-Berlin'11, IEEE CCNC'11, P2PNet'10@ICPADS, IEEE LCN'10, IEEE CCNC'10, MP2P-Nets'10@Mobility Conference, IWCMC'10, ICN'10, ACM/ICST OMNeT++'10, IEEE LCN'09, Mobile P2P Workshop'09@IWCMC, ICN'09, ACM/ICST OMNeT++'09, ICN'08, ECAI6'07
  • External Referee: MILCOM'11, IEEE GI'10 (at IEEE INFOCOM), IEEE ISCE'10, ACM CoNEXT Student Workshop 2009, IEEE IMSAA'09


  • Regular Participant in IETF/IRTF work

Expert Evaluator:

  • european e-Learning award (eureleA) 2007, 2008