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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schönwälder

Jürgen Schönwälder obtained his MSc and PhD degree in computer science from the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany, in 1990 and 1996 respectively. Since 2003, he is professor of computer science at Jacobs University Bremen. His research interests include network management, network measurement, network security, and distributed systems.

For more details, visit his personal home page. Some statistics (of different levels of accuracy) about his academic work can be found in the following locations:

PhD Students (Supervisor)

  • Abhilash Hota, Jacobs University, (PhD TBD)
    “Detection and Migitation of Code-reuse Attacks on Resource-constrained Devices”
  • Vaibhav Bajpai, Jacobs University (PhD 2016)
    “Understanding the Impact of Network Infrastructure Changes using Large-Scale Measurement Platforms”
  • Anuj Sehgal, Jacobs University (unfinished)
    “Underwater Communication and Internet of Things”
  • Nikolay Melnikov Jacobs University (unfinished)
    “Cybermetrics”
  • Iyad Tumar, Jacobs University (PhD 2010)
    “Resource Management of Disruption Tolerant Networks”
  • Ha Manh Tran, Jacobs University (PhD 2009)
    “Distributed Case-based Reasoning”

PhD Students (Committee Member)

  • David Black, Jacobs University Bremen (PhD 2019)
    “Auditory Display for Image-Guided Medical Interventions”
  • Luuk Hendriks, University of Twente (PhD 2019)
    “Measuring IPv6 Resilience and Security”
  • Petr Velan, Masaryk University (PhD 2018)
    “Application-Aware Flow Monitoring”
  • Jair Santanna, University of Twente (PhD 2017)
    “DDoS as a Service: Investigating Booter Websites”
  • Roland van Rijswijk-Deij, University of Twente (PhD 2017)
    “Improving DNS Security: A Measurement-Based Approach”
  • Anthéa Mayzaud, Université de Lorraine (PhD 2016)
    “Monitoring and Security for the RPL-based Internet of Things”
  • Misbah Uddin, KTH Stockholm (PhD 2016)
    “A Bottom-Up Approach to Real-Time Search in Large Networks and Clouds”
  • Ronny Klauck, Technical University Cottbus (PhD 2016)
    “Seamless Integration of Smart Objects into the Internet using XMPP and mDNS/DNS-SD”
  • Jörg Jung, University of Potsdam (PhD 2015)
    “Efficient Credit based Server Load Balancing”
  • Anna Sperotto, Univeristy of Twente (PhD 2010)
    “Flow-Based Intrusion Detection”
  • Hamed Bastani, Jacobs University (PhD 2009)
    “Spatial Positioning with Wireless Chirp Spread Spectrum Ranging”
  • Kyrre Begnum, University of Oslo / Oslo University College (PhD 2008)
    “Towards Autonomic Management in System Administration”
  • Hrishikesh Venkataraman, Jacobs University (PhD 2007)
    “Performance Analysis of Multihop Wireless Networks”
  • Elmar Ludwig, University of Osnabrück (PhD 2006)
    “Multi-threaded User Interfaces in Java”
  • Martijn N. Rooker, Jacobs University (PhD 2005)
    “Communicative Exploration - A Multi-Robot Exploration Approach”

Master Students

  • Mark Clemens Körner, Jacobs University (MSc 2020)
    “Graph Representation Learning for Cyber Threat Intelligence: Exploring Threat Similarity through Graph Embeddings”
  • Steffie Jacob Eravuchira, Jacobs University (MSc 2015)
    “Measuring Webpage Similarity from Dual-stacked Hosts”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE/ACM CNSM 2016)
  • Vaibhav Bajpai, Jacobs University (MSc 2012)
    “Network Flow Query Language”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2013 and IEEE TNSM 2017)
  • Vitali Bashko, Jacobs University (MSc 2012)
    “Internet Measurement on Smart Phones”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2013)
  • Vladislav Perelman, Jacobs University (MSc 2012)
    “Security in the Internet of Things”
    (paper appeared in IEEE Communications Magazine 2012)
  • Kevin Korte, Jacobs University (MSc 2011)
    “Evaluation of ContikiRPL Local Repairs”
    (paper appeared in IFIP AIMS 2012)
  • Nikolay Melnikov, Jacobs University (MSc 2010)
    “Cybermetrics: Identification of Users Through Network Flow Analysis”
    (paper appeared in IFIP AIMS 2010)
  • Siarhei Kuryla, Jacobs University (MSc 2010)
    “Implementation and Evaluation of the Simple Network Management Protocol over IEEE 802.15.4 Radios under the Contiki Operating System”
    (paper appeared in IFIP AIMS 2011)
  • Anuj Sehgal, Jacobs University (MSc 2009)
    “Analysis and Simulation of the Deep Sea Acoustic Channel for Sensor Networks”
    (paper appeared in IEEE Oceans 2009)
  • Kaloyan Kanev, Jacobs University (MSc 2009)
    “Network Flow Analysis Application”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/ACM AIMS 2010)
  • Vladislav Marinov, Jacobs University (MSc 2008)
    “Design of an IP Flow Record Query Language”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/ACM AIMS 2008 and IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2009)
  • Georgi Chulkov, Jacobs University (MSc 2008)
    “Buglook: A Scalable Distributed Search Engine for Bug Reports”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2008 and Springer JNSM 2009)
  • Ivan Delchev, Jacobs University (MSc 2007)
    “Design and Implementation of a Runtime-controllable Architecture for Multi-threaded Programs with the ACE Toolkit”
  • Catalin Ciocov, Jacobs University (MSc 2007)
    “Simple Network Management Protocol Trace Analysis”
  • Matus Harvan, Jacobs University (MSc 2007)
    “Connecting Wireless Sensor Networks to the Internet - a 6lowpan Implementation for TinyOS 2.0”
    (paper appeared in PIK 4 / 2008)
  • Vlad Balan, Jacobs University (MSc 2006)
    “An Experimental Evaluation of Voice-over-IP Quality over the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol” (paper appeared in IEEE INFOCOM 2007)

Bachelor Students

  • Albrit Bendo, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “Survey and Classification of Covid-19 Apps and the Design and Implementation of JTracer”
  • Ankit Koirala, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “Comparison of Software Update Mechanisms Supported by Embedded Operating Systems”
  • Digdarshan Kunwar, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “OpenWrt RESTCONF (ORC) Extension to Support Operations”
  • Dipak Kandel, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Microarchitectural Attacks on Trusted Executed Environments”
  • Eglis Balani, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “DDoS Detection Survey”
  • Huzaifa Hashim, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Challenge-Response Based Remote Attestation with TPM 2.0”
  • Ivan Kabadzhov, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “Extended Merkle Signature Scheme Comparsion on ARM Cortex-M4”
  • Raja Abdur Rafey, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Remote Attestation of Network Devices using TPM 2.0 and YANG”
  • Taiyr Begeyev, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “Centralized QR Code-Based Contact Tracing Solution”
  • Arsenij Percov, Jacobs University (BSc 2021)
    “Fingerprint Authentication on Embedded System Supporting TrustZone-M”
  • Osama Zaid Santanna Al-Wardi, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Performing Service Dependency Discovery on Web Application Clients”
  • Iulia Ana-Maria Cornea, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Clustering and Community Detection in Cyber Threat Intelligence”
  • Yiping Deng, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “DDoS Open Thread Signaling on OpenWRT”
  • Brian Sherif Hanna Nasralla, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Secure Update Mechanisms on Constrained IoT Devices”
  • Dung Tri Huynh Tri, Jacobs University (BS, 2020)
    “Sonification of Flow-based Network Intrusion Detection System (Son-FNIDS)”
  • Irsida Mana, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Network Service Dependency Discovery: Comparison of NSDMiner and TE-CyberSNAP”
  • Ardit Shala, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Service Dependency Discovery on Microservice Architectures (MSA)”
  • Dushan Terzikj, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Integration of a Network Measurement Daemon (LMAPD) with a Remote Configuration Daemon (ORC)”
  • Lyubomir Rosenov Tsvetkov, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “OpenWrt LuCI Support for the LMAP Daemon”
  • Melvin Wolf, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Applications of Metamorphic Testing to Security”
    (paper to appear in IEEE/ACM ICSE MET 2021)
  • Oana Miron, Jacobs University, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “An Antifragile Approach to the Automatic Detection and Mitigation of DDoS Attacks”
  • John Eric Alexander von Rosen, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “From Smooth Jazz to Death Metal: The Sonification of Computer Networks”
  • Mohit Shrestha, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “OpenWrt LuCI Support for the LMAP Daemon”
  • Matius Sulung Chairani, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Towards More Practical Lightweight Post-quantum Remote Attestation for Embedded Devices”
  • Malte Aaron Granderath, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “An Resource Efficient Implementation of the RESTCONF Protocol for OpenWrt”
    (paper appeared in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2020)
  • Milen Asenov Vitanov, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “An Evaluation of the eXpress Data Path”
  • Majorka Thanasi, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Secure Computing and System Call Filtering with eBPF”
  • Sahil Mehta, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Examining Time-to-Live Values of DNS Resource Records Resolving to Content Delivery Networks”
  • Baris Demirel, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Analysis of Content Delivery Networks Popularity Evolution Using DNS Records”
  • Frenci Rakipi, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Generating IPv6 Target Addresses”
  • Giorgi Eliava, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Integration of Large-Scale Measurement Platform Daemon with the Sysrepo Daemon”
  • Berk Dikici, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “IP Forwarding Resilience in ONOS”
  • Bishwa Kranti Thapa, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Robustness Testing of ONOS”
  • Kamila Hasanbega, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Robustness of Automated Software Updates of Browsers”
  • Samuel Simbarashe Ngwarai, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Robustness of Automated Software Updates of Operating Systems”
  • Felix Schmoll, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “On the Resilience of Software-Defined Network Controllers”
  • Ozan Kaya, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “Comparison of IPv6 and IPv4 Geolocation Accuracy”
  • Leonhard Kuboschek, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “Effect of Content Delivery Networks on Measured IPv6 Adoption”
  • Inti Gabriel Mendoza Estrada, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “QUIC – an Experimental Analysis and Comparison Against TCP”
  • Annu Thappa, Jacobs University (BSc 2016)
    “Extending OpenDaylight to Communicate with LMAP Agents”
  • Nicholas Matthew Lee, Jacobs University (BSc 2016)
    “A Big Data DNS Analysis: IPv6 Email Readiness, Caching Behavior, and Host Identification”
  • Otar Bichiashvili, Jacobs University (BSc 2015)
    “Large-scale TCP Throughput Performance Measurement over IPv4 and IPv6”
  • Vlad Ungureanu, Jacobs University (BSc 2015)
    “Large-Scale Measurement Platforms (LMAP) Protocol Implementation”
  • Victoria Beleuta, Jacobs University (BSc 2014)
    “Generation of Test Cases from YANG Data Models”
  • Durim Morina, Jacobs University (BSc 2013)
    “NFQL Front-End Parser”
  • Boris Espinoza-Kalchev, Jacobs University (BSc 2012)
    “Last-mile IPv6 Teredo Tunneling Performance Evaluation”
  • Prashant Vaibhav, Jacobs University (BSc 2012)
    “Porting the BSD net80211 wireless stack to the Mac OS X kernel”
  • Plamen Sashev Dimitrov, Jacobs University (BSc 2011)
    “TCP Congestion Control Measurements”
  • Johannes Schauer, Jacobs University (BSc 2011)
    “Flowy 2.0: Fast Execution of Stream-based IP Flow Queries”
  • Aleksandar Siljanovski, Jacobs University (BSc 2011)
    “Multicast DNS on Resource Constrained Devices in Low-power Lossy IPv6 Networks”
  • Peter Nemeth, Jacobs University (BSc 2010)
    “Flowy Improvements using Map/Reduce”
  • Vladislav Perelman, Jacobs University (BSc 2010)
    “Flow Signatures of Popular Applications”
  • Shikhar Bhushan, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “A Python Module for NETCONF Clients”
  • Rahul Jain, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Linux Integration of an IEEE 80.15.4 Transceiver”
  • Kevin Korte, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Evaluation of 6lowpan Implementations”
  • Yassine Lamrani, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Linux Driver for an IEEE 802.15.4 Chipset”
  • Krenar Muhidini, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Securing Wireless Sensor Networks”
  • Semir Elezovic, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Multi-Touch User Interfaces”
  • Dimitar Nedev, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “FS20 Hardware Interface for MicaZ Motes”
  • Ivan Stefanov, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “FS20 / SNMP Gateway on TinyOS”
  • Vassil Stefanov, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Mesh Routing for IPv6 over 802.15.4 on TinyOS”
  • Elchin Asgarov, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Implementation and Evaluation of SSH Session Resumption”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2008)
  • Mihai Cretu, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Session Resumption for the Secure Shell Protocol”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2008)
  • Vladimir Iliev, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “Mesh Routing for Low-Power Mobile Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks Using LOAD”
  • Iliyan Zarov, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “Mesh Routing for Low-Power Mobile Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks Using DYMO-low”
  • Alexandru Stan, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “Porting the Core of the Contiki operating system to the TelosB and MicaZ platforms”
  • Adrian Djokic, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “MICAz and TelosB Sensor Device Driver Port to Contiki”
  • Kaloyan Kanev, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “SMIng Language Parser For Libsmi”
  • Vladislav Marinov, Jacobs University (BSc 2006)
    “Implementation and Evaluation of the Secure Shell (SSH) Security Model for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2006 and IEEE TNSM 2011)
  • Veddad Zahiragic, Jacobs University (BSc 2006)
    “A Survey of the State of the Art in the Application of Reasoning Techniques for Network Configuration Management”
  • Arnav Ghai, Jacobs University (BSc 2005)
    “Using Reputation for Trust Generation in Network Management”
  • Matus Harvan, Jacobs University (BSc 2005)
    “Prefix- and Lexicographical-order-preserving IP Address Anonymization”
    (paper appeared in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2006)
  • Catalin Ciocov, Jacobs University (BSc 2004)
    “NETCONF - Design and Implementation of a Prototype”

Habilitation Students (Committee Member)

  • Robert Koch, Universität der Bundeswehr (2017)
    “A Framework for Smart Network Defence”