Curriculum Vitae

Stefan Schmid Dr. Stefan Schmid (Ph.D.)
Computer Scientist, Telecommunications Expert


Personal Information

Address: Hausgärten
71332 Waiblingen
Germany
Birthday: January 1971
Nationality: German
Work: +49 (0)711-81149826
Mobile: +49 (0)152-58813426
Email: sjschmid@web.de
WWW http://www.sjschmid.de/
Work Experience
Since
August 2013
 Senior Research Engineer – Internet of Things

Robert Bosch Corporate Research, Stuttgart-Renningen, Germany

Research Position in the Department for Connected and Dependable Systems (CR/AEX)

Research Focus: Internet of Things and Services (IoTS)

04/2010
to
08/2013

Manager – Mobile and Wireless Network Research Group

NEC Europe Ltd., Network Laboratories, Heidelberg, Germany

Responsibilities:Definition of group’s R&D strategy, HR Management responsibility for 13-15 researchers, acquisition of research budget, and contribution to the definition of NEC’s strategy for future mobile network and carrier cloud solutionsStandardization: 3GPP SA2 – Congestion Management (Rapporteur), Traffic Offload, Broadband Access Network Interworking & Convergence Policy Control, Energy Efficiency; and Femto Forum – Enterprise Femtocell Networks

04/2007
to
03/2010

Manager – Next Generation Networks Group

NEC Europe Ltd., Network Laboratories, Heidelberg, Germany

Responsibilities: Definition of group’s R&D strategy, HR Management responsibility for 8-10 researchers, acquisition of research budget, technical coordination of 3GPP SA2 standards work, technical management of EU Project BeFEMTOStandardization: 3GPP SA2 – System Architecture Evolution (SAE), non-3GPP access networks, Policy Control and Charging, and Femtocell solutions

03/2004
to
03/2007
Senior Research Scientist

NEC Europe Ltd., Network Laboratories, Heidelberg, Germany

Full-time position in the Next Generation Internet Research Group
Responsibilities: Acquisition, execution and management of research projects (EU and internal), strategy discussions with Business Units, and technology transferStandardization: 3GPP SA2 – System Architecture Evolution (SAE)

03/1998
to
02/2004
Research Associate

Computing Department, Lancaster University, U.K.

Full-time position in the Distributed Multimedia Research Group of Prof. David Hutchison

Responsibilities: Acquisition, execution, and management of research projects; Collaboration with industry; research consulting; evaluation of external research; and teaching

Standardization: IETF – IPv6 FlowLabel

09/1996
to02/1998
Research Assistant

Faculty of Computer Science, University of Ulm, Germany

Part-time position in the Distributed Systems Group, with Prof. Konrad Froitzheim

Responsibilities: Conduction of research projects and teaching support

08/1995
to
08/1996
Research Assistant

Computer Science Department, University of West Florida, USA

Part-time position at the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition of Prof. Kenneth Ford

Responsibilities: Collaboration in research projects; teaching support; and system and network administration

06/1994
to
07/1995
Student Researcher

Faculty of Computer Science, University of Ulm, Germany

Part-time position in the Teaching Systems Group (“Unterrichts- rechnergruppe”)

Responsibilities: Administration of the departments Unix pool (about 70 SUN workstations)

07/1993
to
05/1994
Instructor

Adult Evening School, Münsingen, Germany

Responsibilities: Development and teaching of adult evening classes (Introduction to personal computers)

10/1991
to
10/1992
System Programmer

Setec Maschinenbau GmbH, Münsingen, Germany

Full-time position in R&D

Responsibilities: Development of machine control programs in Assembler (Z80) and Turbo Pascal

Education
10/1998
to
11/2002
Lancaster University, U.K.

Ph.D. in Computer Science

Thesis Title: “A Component-based Active Router Architecture”

Research Areas: Active and Programmable Networks, Network Services and Software Components

09/1996
to
04/1999
University of Ulm, Germany

M.Sc. in Computer Science (“Diplom Informatik)

Master Degree in Computer Science with Minor in Electrical Engineering

Thesis Title: “QoS based Real-Time Audio Streaming on the Internet“

Research Areas: Real-time Communication, Audio/Video streaming, IPv6, Quality-of-Service

08/1995
to
08/1996
University of West Florida, USA

Exchange Student (M.Sc. Program)

Study and Research Focus: Artificial Intelligence, Neuronal Networks, Robotic, Expert Systems, Internet Communication and Services

10/1992
to
07/1995
University of Ulm, Germany

B.Sc. in Computer Science (“Vordiplom in Informatik)

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science with Minor in Electrical Engineering

08/1981
to
06/1990
Schools

High School (“Allgemeines Gymnasium”) in Münsingen, Germany

Completed the German “Allgemeines Abitur”

Civil Service
06/1990
to
10/1991
General Hospital in Münsingen, Germany

 

Languages
German – Native Language

English – Fluent  (lived 7 years abroad in U.S. and U.K.)

French – Basic Skills

Research Work and Results
Since 1998

 

Since 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since 2001

 

 

 

Since 2004

Publications, Presentations and Tutorials

  • Over 60 publications in academic journals, international conferences and workshops
  • Keynote speeches at ACM IWCMC 2009, TNMO 2011 and Wireless Days 2012
  • Invited talks at various events (e.g. EU Information Society, UKERNA, Dagstuhl Seminars, Microsoft Research, Fraunhofer and various Universities)
  • Conference tutorials (e.g. on Mobile IPv6 at IDMS 2001)

International Research Projects

  • 1996-1999: EU CoBrow/D Project at University of Ulm (Student Researcher)
  • 1999-2001: LandMARC Project (funded by Microsoft) at Lancaster University (Researcher)
  • 2001-2003: Mobile IPv6 Systems Research Lab (funded by Cisco, Microsoft and Orange) at Lancaster University (Project Acquisition and Researcher)
  • 2004-2005: EU FP5 Project Ambient Networks at NEC Labs (Researcher)
  • 2006-2010: EU FP6 Project Autonomic Network Architecture (Project Acquisition, Workpackage Leader and Researcher)
  • 2008-2010: EU FP7 Project CARMEN (Consultant)
  • 2010-2012: EU FP7 Project BeFEMTO (Project Acquisition and Technical Project Manager)
  • 2010-2013: EU FP7 Project UniverSelf (Project Acquisition and Consultant)
  • 2012-2015: EU FP7 Project Mobile Cloud Networking (Project Acquisition and Researcher)

Academic Conferences and Activities

  • Organisation of international conferences and workshops, e.g. IDMS 2001, IEEE ACNM 2007-2009, Future Network Architecture Workshop 2010, European Workshop on Broadband Femtocell Networks 2011
    Since 2001
  • TPC member and reviewer for many academic conferences and journals, e.g. IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE GlobeCom, IFIP Networking
  • External Ph.D. Examiner at University of New South Wales, Australia

Intellectual Property

  • Over 40 patent applications filed in the areas of Future Internet and Mobile Networks
  • 6 patents granted (12/2012); most filed patents are still under examination
Awards
October 2009 NEC Standardization Award

2009 Award Winner in the category: Best Achievements – for the successful contributions to the standardization of the Evolved Packet Core in the 3GPP System Architecture Working Group (SA2) in Rel-8.Responsibilities: System Design, IPR Work and Standardisation

June 2003 Lancaster University Commercialisation Award

2003 Award Winner: LandMARC Project Team for the notable involvement in the development of Mobile IPv6 for Microsoft Windows 2000, XP and .NET Server, and the acquisition of industry funding in the order of £750,000 from Cisco Systems, Microsoft Research and Orange Ltd.

Responsibilities: Software Development, Testing and Coordination

July 2002 Microsoft Windows Embedded Academic Excellence Award

2002-2003 Award Winner: LandMARC Project Team of Lancaster University for the development of (Mobile) IPv6 for Windows CE 4.x.

Responsibilities: Software Design, Development and Coordination