Lecturers (alphabetic order)

Arne Bröring, Ph.D., Siemens, Germany (Expert IoT)

Arne Bröring is a research scientist at Siemens’ corporate research unit in Munich (Germany). Previously, he worked as a post-doc researcher for the 52°North initiative and the ESRI in Switzerland. After reciving his MSc from the University of Münster, he did his PhD related to IoT, Semantic Web and Sensors with the University of Twente (Netherlands). He has been one of the key designers of the Sensor Web Enablement framework at the Open Geospatial Consortium. As the chairperson of the Sensor Observation Service working group, he has co-authored several international standards. Over the last 10 years, he has worked on IoT related topics and has contributed to over 70 publications. Further, he has served on various programme committees for conferences and workshops and is co-organizer of the InterOSS-IoT workshop series. He has been involved in numerous research projects (FP-7, H2020) and is currently responsible for the scientific and technical coordination of the BIG IoT project.

Soumya Kanti Datta, Ph.D., EURECOM, France (Expert IoT)

Soumya Kanti Datta is a research engineer in EURECOM, France since 2012 and is working on French national, EIT Digital and EU H2020 research projects. His research focuses on innovation, standardization and development of next-generation technologies in Internet of Things and Smart Cities. He has published 70+ research papers and articles in top ACM and IEEE Conferences, Magazines and Journals. His research paper has been cited more than 900 times in peer reviewed conference and Journal papers. Soumya is a member of IEEE, IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society. He leads the activities of IEEE CE Society Future Directions Team on IoT and is an Associate Editor in IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine. He has also served several IEEE Conferences and Workshops in many capacities. He has also received the “Best Student Paper Award” at IEEE ISCE 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has delivered Keynote Speech in several international conferences and technical workshops. He is also actively involved in oneM2M, W3C Web of Things Working Group and contributing to their standard development activities. He obtained an M.Sc in Communications and Computer Security from Telecom ParisTech (EURECOM), France.

Sebastian Käbisch, Ph.D., Siemens AG, Germany (Expert Web of Things)

Sebastian Käbisch is a Research Scientist at Siemens Corporate Technology in Munich since 2013. His work focuses on the efficient realization and usage of standardized Web technologies for the Internet of Things domain. Sebastian Käbisch is an active member of international standardization groups such as the ISO/IEC 15118, IEC 63110, and W3C Web of Things. In the latter one, he coordinates the topics around the Thing Description. Sebastian Käbisch is one of the initiator and author of the open source projects openV2G and node-wot. Before joining Siemens he was a PhD student at the chair of Distributed Information Systems at University Passau, Germany, and had a research cooperation with the Siemens Corporate Technology.

Danh Le Phuoc, Ph.D., Technical University of Berlin, Germany (Expert Semantic Web)

Danh Le Phuoc is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Technical University of Berlin (TUB). He is working on Pervasive Analytics which includes (Dynamic) Linked Data/Semantic Web, Pervasive Computing, Future Internet and Big Data for Internet of Everything. Danh co-organized the Triplify Challenge, i-Semantics 2011, Second RDF Stream Processing Workshop at ESWC 2017 and Stream Reasoning workshop series in Berlin, 2016 and Zurich, 2018. Danh Le Phuoc is the co-editor of the Semantic Sensor Network Ontology, a joint standard of W3C and OGC. He is also the co-chair of Semantic and Linked Data task force of W3C Web of Thing Interest Group. He is the co-editor of Stream Reasoning Special Issue 2018 on Semantic Web Journal.

Nicolas Montavont, Ph.D., IMT Atlantique, France (Expert Wireless Communications, IoT)

Nicolas Montavont is a full professor at IMT Atlantique, in the SRCD department, and responsible of the IRISA OCIF team since 2015. He received the M.Sc. degree, and PhD degree in Computer science from the University of Strasbourg, France, in 2001 and 2004 respectively. He also did a post-doc at National institute of Standard and Technologies (NIST) in Gaithersburg, USA. Hi received his HDR in 2015 from Université Rennes 1. His research topics during these first years of research were mobility and multihoming management in IPv6 networks. He chaired the Mobile Node with Multiple Interfaces (Monami6) working group at the IETF from 2005 a 2007 and contributed to several standards, with a strong experience in horizontal and vertical handovers. Dr. Nicolas Montavont participated to several national (Cyberté, Remora) projects, as well as European projects (Anemone, Sail). From 2007, Dr. Nicolas Montavont chaired an internal working group at Telecom Bretagne to work on energy efficiency in communication networks. His research topics evolve toward sensors network, smart grids and green communication infrastructure and protocols. His is currently involved in three main projects: interface and network selection algorithm, relaying in ad hoc networking for green and efficient communication and monitoring and control system for building energy consumption.

Marc-Oliver Pahl, Ph.D., TU München, Germany (Expert IoT Middleware)

Dr. Marc-Oliver Pahl leads the IoT Smart Space Orchestration team (https://s2labs.org/) at the Chair of Network Architectures and Services at Technical University of Munich. He is a senior researcher and lecturer. His research interests include autonomous management of distributed systems with a focus on edge-based IoT. He often works on context data management, semantic modeling, and service management. His focus is on interoperability, portability, usability, and security.

Marc-Oliver is an associate editor of the International Journal of Network Management, co-organizer of NOMS2019, member of several TPCs including NOMS, IM, CNSM, regular reviewer for journals including TNSM, and IEEE Communications Magazine, and organizer of the DOMINOS workshop series.

As second research topic Marc-Oliver is doing teaching research focusing on developing new teaching methodologies, eLearning, and learning analytics. He also organizes the 50 years celebrations of the German Chapter of the ACM (https://being-human-with-algorithms.org/), and leads the MOOC activities of TUM and IMT’s Académie Franco-Allemande.

Konrad Schreiber, MSc., MaibornWolff, Germany (Expert Data Analytics)

Konrad Schreiber holds a Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Bioinformatics from LMU and TU Munich and was a scholarship holder at NUS Singapore in 2006. Since 2016 he has been working at MaibornWolff and in his current role as IT Architect he is involved in various complex software projects. He has many years of experience in data analysis, both with classical statistical and modern machine learning methods. At MaibornWolff, he actively shapes the topic of data science and advanced analytics in research and customer projects.

2009 M.Sc. Bioinformatics LMU and TU Munich

2009-2015 Research Assistant, LMU

2013-2016 IT Consultant, TCK Office

Since 2016 IT Architect, MaibornWolff

Stefan Schmid, Ph.D., Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany (Expert IoT)

Dr. Stefan Schmid is a Senior Expert at Bosch Corporate Research in the area of Internet of Things (IoT) and Connected Services. Stefan consults business units on emerging technologies such as semantic and linked data technologies, knowledge management, and decentralized systems (incl. Blockchain). Since 2016, Stefan leads the architecture work package in the H2020 Project BIG IoT. He is also a core developer of the BIG IoT API and SDKs for Data Providers and Consumers. Stefan is a member of the IEEE and has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers in international workshops, conferences and journals.