Christoph Sommer

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Dr.-Ing. Christoph Sommer

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Christoph Sommer is an Assistant Professor (AkadR a.Z.) at the University of Paderborn, joining the Distributed Embedded Systems Group in 2014. He received his Ph.D. degree in engineering (Dr.-Ing., with distinction) and his M.Sc. degree in computer science (Dipl.-Inf. Univ.) from the University of Erlangen in 2011 and 2006, respectively. In 2010, he was a visiting scholar with the research group of Ozan K. Tonguz at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). In 2012, he was a visiting scholar with the research group of Mario Gerla at the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Until 2014, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Computer and Communication Systems Group at the University of Innsbruck. Since 2011, he is a member of the ACM/Springer Wireless Networks (WINET) editorial board. His research is focused on questions regarding traffic efficiency and safety, as well as on security aspects of Car-to-X communication in heterogeneous environments.

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