Curriculum Vitae

Employment
Since Sept 2013Principal Scientist at ABB Corporate Research, Dättwil, Switzerland
(Leading and executing research projects on substation automation, public / private networks, secure storing and processing of data, fault-tolerance)
Since Feb 2013Lecturer at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Switzerland
(Teaching a master level course on Industrial Automation for computer  science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering  and communication system students)
Mar 2011 - Sept 2013Scientist at ABB Corporate Research, Dättwil, Switzerland
(Leading and executing research projects on communication for smart grids, routing problems, future internet architecture, standardization,   auto­configuration, wireless, wired, and power line communication) 
Jan­ - Mar 2011Postdoc at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er Sheva, Israel
(Modeling and analysis of complex networks with Zvi Lotker and Chen Avin, Communication System Engineering Departement)
Jan­ - Dec 2010 Postdoc at IBM Research Zurich, Switzerland
(Projects in networking and algorithms, including design, analysis and implementation of protocols for data gathering, synchronization and topology control, scheduling and power control, monitoring churn in dynamic wireless networks)
Feb 08 - Dec 10Co­founder and Software Engineer at Fybit GmbH
(Security for Web 2.0 / Ajax applications by code analysis and automatic filter generation, participation in startup competitions and fundraising)
Education
March 2009Ph.D. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich (Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland)
Thesis: Algorithmic Challenges in Wireless Networks: Interference, Energy and Incentives
Defense Committee:
Examiner: Roger Wattenhofer (ETH Zurich)
Co-Examiner: Subhash Suri (UC Santa Barbara, USA)
Co-Examiner: James Aspnes (Yale, USA)
2001 – 2006M.Sc. in Computer Science ETH Zurich (Dipl.Inf.Ing ETH)
Master Thesis: Weak Round Functions in Feistel Networks
Major: Theoretical Computer Science, Advisor Ueli Maurer
Minor: Algebra, Advisor Serge Vaudenay, EPF Lausanne
Professional Activities
Co-Founder of Abstract Talk, a site for interviews on science and technology
Program CommitteesICDCS 2017, ICALP 2017, ICDCN 2016, EDCC 2016, CCNC 2016, SSS 2014, FOMC 2014, ANT 2014, ICALP 2013, DISC 2013, PODC 2012, SSS 2012, Algosensors 2012, DCOSS 2011, ICCCN 2011, DCOSS 2010
Co-Track ChairSSS 2016 (networks track)
Publicity ChairSirocco 2012
Registration ChairPODC 2010
Journal ReviewsTheory of Computing Systems, Transactions on Mobile Computing, Wireless Networks, IEEE Communications Letters, Ad Hoc Networks, Distributed Computing, Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
Conference ReviewsAAAI, DISC, FOCS, FOMC, ICALP, ICDCN, INFOCOM, MOBIHOC, P2P, PODC, SODA, SPAA, SSS