During the academic period 2017/18 I am on research leave at CMU. EH1110 will continue, while EQ2870 and EO3330 will be offered one year later again.

EQ 2870 / EO 3260

Machine-to-Machine Communications

Master- / PhD student course

offered yearly in period 3

The course gives an introduction in the area of machine-to-machine communications. On the technical side, it discusses the major challenges, solutions and application fields of machine-to-machine communications. Regarding skills, the course enables the students to work closely with research literature and teaches students to tackle important design problems in the area of machine-to-machine communications.

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EO 3330



Advanced PhD course

offered every other year in period 2 and 3

This course intends to introduce PhD students to the foundations and some of the applications of network calculus as established over the last twenty years. The course covers four blocks: An overview of “traditional” queuing theory, deterministic network calculus, effective bandwidth/capacity theory and stochastic network calculus. In each block the emphasis is put on the relation of theory to practical problems in communication systems and networks.

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Global Impact of Electrical Engineering

A continuously running course

in the EE bachelor program

During their studies, electrical engineering students typically learn specialized skills in the various subfields of electrical engineering. However, due to the relevance of the rapid technological advancements of electrical engineering, there is also a need to holistically understand the development of electrical engineering as a field as well as its current and future role in society. This 3-years core course consists of various lectures, talks and reflection seminars which help the students to become aware of this global impact of electric engineering and its interaction with societies.

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