Thomas Engel

Thomas Engel
Adresse postale Université du Luxembourg
2, Avenue de l'Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Video Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel (SnT)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel (SnT)
 
Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel (SnT)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel is Professor for Computer Networks and Telecommunications at the University of Luxembourg.

From 1987 to 1995 he studied Physics and Computer Science at the University of Saarbruecken, Germany, where he graduated in 1992 and received the title Dr. rer. nat. in 1996. Between 1996 and 2003, as joint founder, he was a member of the board of directors and vice-director of the Fraunhofer-guided Institute for Telematics e.V. in Trier, Germany, co-responsible for the scientific orientation and development of the institute, definition, acquisition and realization of all research projects, which were 70% industry-financed. Since 2002, he has taught and conducted research as a professor at the IST/University of Luxembourg. His SECAN-Lab team deals with performance, privacy and identity handling in Next Generation Networks.

As a member of the European Security Research Advisory Board (ESRAB) of the European Commission in Brussels, he advised the Commission on the structure, content and implementation of the FP7 Security Research Programme. He was coordinator of three European projects, including the Integrated Project u-2010 with 16 partners, about Next Generation Networks using IPv6. Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel was member of the Information and Communication Security Panel ICS of NATO (2007-2011), and has been appointed Civil High-Level Expert for Electronic Communications (representing Europe) of NATO CEP/CCPC since 2008. He is speaker of the regional group Trier/Luxemburg of the German Society for Computer Science (GI). Since 2009 he is chairman of the National IPv6 Council Luxembourg. From 2009 to 2016 Thomas Engel was Vice- and Deputy-Director of the first Interdisciplinary Center at the University of Luxembourg, named Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT).
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  • Professor at the University of Luxembourg since February 2002
  • Vice Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg 2009-2016
  • Member of the Information and Communication Security Panel ICS of NATO (2007-2011)
  • Coordinator of three European projects, therein the Integrated Project u-2010 on Next Generation Networks for Crisis Management 2006 - 2009
  • Member of the European Security Research Advisory Board (ESRAB) 04/2005 - 12/2006, European Commission, Brussels
  • Member of the European Security Taskforce (SecureIST), 2004 - 2007, European Commission, Brussels
  • Member the Management Committee and Scientific Committee, later director of LIASIT, 2004 - 2009
  • Appointed professor at the Institut Superieur de Technologie (IST) Luxembourg 2002, from 2003 University of Luxembourg
  • Co-initiator (together with Lucien Thiel, ABBL) and project coordinator of a project to establish a National Public-Key-Infrastructure LuxTrust 1998 - 2002
  • Co-founder and vice director of the Institute for Telematics, Trier (Fraunhofer Management), 1996-2003 at that time co-responsible for scientific orientation, definition, acquisition and realization of the research projects applied, industry funded research at the intersection of computer science and telecommunication
  • Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, University of Saarbrücken, 1995
  • Diploma in Physics, University of Saarbrücken in 1992



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Keywords of the research interests: Computer Networks, Network and System Security, Big Data Analysis, Vehicular Communication, Algebraic Graph Transformation

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