physicist by training, I started my career in
research working at universities in Austria, Germany and Canada. After
Austria in the early nineties, I joined the telecommunications
industry (Siemens Austria),
where I held various technical
expert, consultancy, project management and R&D leadership
|Background & Achievements
currently an independent ICT
and Management Consultant, accredited
Federal Economic Chamber (Wirtschaftskammer). As a senior consultant
on research funding, I was certified
by the Austrian
Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
expert for the current EU Framework Programme for Research and
Innovation, Horizon 2020. I am also a frequent contributor
Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
projects in the field of satellite communications, most recently on
alarm communications over satellite.
participation in all EU
Research Framework Programs
since 1996 in various roles as proposal manager and partner, company
representative, work package manager, technical contributor and as EU
project auditor and evaluator.
- Active participation in the ESA (European Space Agency)
satellite communications program since 1992; responsible
for project acquisition, proposal management and project management;
team leader for Satcom projects.
- Member of several ETSI
Telecommunications Standards Institute) Specialist
Task Force teams on satellite communications and private networks.
- Scientific advisor at ITS
Förderberatung GmbH, advising and supporting Austrian companies in
the area of research funding.
- Senior project
in a wide variety of distributed, cross-cultural R&D projects
with an excellent
track record in terms of project schedule, cost, team cohesion
performance, and quality of results.
for junior project managers and work package leaders.
- Over 20 years
of experience in the fields of mobile,
fixed and satellite communications, with emphasis on
studies, requirements engineering, system architecture, systems
engineering, performance evaluations, numerical simulations, prototype
and demonstrator developments.
in these activities included:
- The manufacturing
and medium enterprises
- Management and
tax consultant firms
- Pan-European organisations
such as ESA, EUMETSAT, ETSI and
(most recent first):
fixed and mobile satellite networks, satellite network design and
optimisation, MPLS interconnection, QoS issues, access control schemes,
communications control, traffic
simulations, protocol design.
beyond 3G (3G+, 4G); mobile packet core, LTE/SAE (Long Term Evolution,
Architecture Evolution), EPC/EPS (Evolved Packet Core, Evolved Packet
(IP Multimedia Subsystem); VoIP, interworking with circuit
switched networks, combinational services.
telecommunications network technologies
(GSM, ISDN, ATM); feasibility studies, network architecture,
communication protocols, dynamic routing schemes, network performance
evaluations, interworking issues.
achievements and awards:
Member of the network.
- Alumnus of the FFG Akademie (Austrian Research Promotion Agency)
as a certified expert for the EU's
Research and Innovation
Programs (since 2010).
as a Management
Consultant by the WKO (Wirtschaftskammer,
or Austrian Federal
Economic Chamber) (2008).
Siemens PSE Award for outstanding innovative work.
of the Siemens Management-Training
- 9 patents
in the area of dynamic routing and
resource control for terrestrial and satellite-based networks.
on routing und resource control for
fixed, mobile and satellite-based telecommunications networks.
of 4 ETSI-Standards and 5 ETSI
Technical Reports in the field of mobility in private networks.
and 1 book
the theory of superconductivity, with focus on high temperature
over 20 international
technical conferences and workshops.