Nils Aschenbruck is a Full Professor for Computer Science at the University of Osnabrueck, Germany. His research interests include mobile and wireless networks, IT security, and scenario modeling. Dr. Aschenbruck has received over 30 external grants from both government funding agencies and industry. In total, his projects have received over 3 million euros in external funding. He has published over 60 refereed papers in international journals and conference proceedings.
Dr. Aschenbruck served as reviewer for the Humboldt Foundation as well as the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. From 2013 to 2017 he was the chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC) and from 2016 to 2017 the chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Activities Committee (TAC). He is a Steering Committee member of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing as well as IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN).
Dr. Aschenbruck received his graduate diploma and PhD in computer science from the University of Bonn, Germany, in 2003 and 2008, respectively. He continued as a senior researcher and head of the research area “tactical wireless multi-hop networks” at the communication systems group at the University of Bonn. In spring 2010, he worked at the Colorado School of Mines for a term, co-funded by the DAAD short term lectureship program. Since 2012 he holds a full professorship for distributed systems at the University of Osnabrueck.