Ralf Schmitz

Titel: Dr. rer. nat.

Fax: +49 621 181-2601

Email: ralf.schmitz(at)zuehlke.com


  • Wireless multi-hop ad hoc networks
  • IPv6 mobility management

Curriculum vitae

After the completion of a professional education as electronic technician in 1996, I studied communication engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, focusing on information technology. I received the Diploma in 2000, with the thesis on 'Fast Handovers in Mobile IP' written at NEC Europe, Heidelberg. In September 2000 I joined the Mobile Internet Group of the NEC Network Laboratories in Heidelberg, focusing on micro-mobility management issues in Mobile IPv6, whithin the European IST project Moby Dick. Since April 2002, I started towards a PhD in co-operation between NEC and Lehrstuhl für Praktische Informatik IV, University of Mannheim, under supervision of Prof. Effelsberg, in the area of wireless multihop ad hoc networks.