Personal website of Christoph Sommer

Professional Activities

Conference/Workshop Organization

  • Med-Hoc-Net 2018 (17th Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop), 20-22 June 2018, Capri, Italy (TPC Co-Chair)
  • IEEE/IFIP WONS 2016 (12th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services), 20-22 January 2016, Cortina, Italy (TPC Co-Chair)
  • ACM MobiHoc 2016 (17th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing), 5-8 July 2016, Paderborn, Germany (Finance Chair)
  • IEEE ISC2 2016 (2nd IEEE International Smart Cities Conference), 12-15 September 2016, Trento, Italy (Smart Transportation Track)
  • IEEE VNC 2015 (7th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 16-18 December 2015, Kyoto (TPC Co-Chair)
  • ACM/IEEE WSC 2015 (45th Winter Simulation Conference), 6-9 December 2015, Huntington Beach, CA (Networks and Communications Track)
  • IEEE DVC 2015 (1st IEEE ICC International Workshop on Dependable Vehicular Communications), 8-12 June 2015, London, UK (Organizing Committee)
  • GI/ITG KuVS FG-IVC 2015 (3rd GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Inter-Vehicle Communication), 19-20 March 2015, Ulm, Germany (Organizing Committee)
  • IEEE/IFIP WONS 2014 (11th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services), 2-4 April 2014, Obergurgl, Austria (Conference Co-Chair)
  • OMNeT++ 2014 (OMNeT++ Community Summit 2014), 2 September 2014, Hamburg, Germany (Technical Program Co-Chair)
  • GI/ITG KuVS FG-IVC 2014 (2nd GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Inter-Vehicle Communication), 20-21 February 2014, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (Organizing Committee)
  • ACM/IEEE WSC 2014 (44th Winter Simulation Conference), 7-10 December 2014, Savannah, GA (Special Session on Simulation of Vehicular Networks)
  • GI/ITG KuVS FG-IVC 2013 (GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Inter-Vehicle Communication), 21-22 February 2013, Innsbruck, Austria (Co-Founder)
  • IEEE/IFIP WONS 2013 (10th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services), 18-20 March 2013, Banff, Canada (Publicity Chair)
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2013 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 5 March 2013, Cannes, France (TPC Co-Chair)
  • IEEE VTC 2013-Fall (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference), Transportation, Vehicular Networks, and Vehicular Electronics and Telematics Track, 2-5 September 2013, Las Vegas, NV (TPC Co-Chair)
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2011 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 21-25 March 2011, Barcelona, Spain (TPC Co-Chair)
  • IEEE/IFIP WONS 2011 (8th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services), 26-28 January 2011, Bardonecchia, Italy (Publicity Chair)
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2009 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 2-6 March 2009, Rome, Italy (Workshop Co-Chair)
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2008 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 3-7 March 2008, Marseille, France (TPC Co-Chair)

Editorial Board

Board Memberships

Invited Talks

  • 93rd IETF, 19-24 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic (IAB technical plenary on Vehicular Networking; invited speakers: Christoph Sommer and William Whyte)
  • Dagstuhl Seminar on Inter-Vehicular Communication, 3-6 October 2010, Dagstuhl, Germany (Simulation and Modeling; invited speakers: Martin Treiber and Christoph Sommer)

Keynotes

  • SUMO User Conference, 15-17 May 2013, Berlin, Germany (Vehicular Network Simulation; keynote speakers: Kai Nagel and Christoph Sommer)

Tutorial Lectures

  • IEEE ISWCS 2015 (12th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems), 25-28 August 2015, Brussels, Belgium (Vehicular Networking)
  • GI/ITG/IEEE NetSys 2015 (2nd GI/ITG International Conference on Networked Systems), 9-13 March 2015, Cottbus, Germany (Vehicular Networking)
  • IEEE VNC 2014 (6th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 3-5 December 2014, Paderborn, Germany (Simulation of Vehicular Networks, Hands-on)
  • GI/ITG KuVS FG-IVC 2014 (2nd GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Inter-Vehicle Communication), 20-21 February 2014, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (Vehicular Network Simulation)
  • GI/ITG MMB & DFT 2012 (16th International GI/ITG Conference on Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems and Dependability and Fault Tolerance), March 2012, Kaiserslautern, Germany (Simulation of Vehicular Communications)

Technical Programme Committee

  • IFIP NETWORKING 2018 (17th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 14-16 May 2018, Zurich, Switzerland
  • IEEE WF-5G 2018 (IEEE 5G World Forum), 9-11 July 2018, Santa Clara, CA
  • IEEE VTC 2018-Spring (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference), Vehicular Communications, Networks, and Telematics Track, 3-6 June 2018, Porto, Portugal
  • IEEE VNC 2017 (9th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 27-29 November 2017, Torino, Italy
  • IEEE CCNC 2018 (15th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference), Vehicular Communications and Applications in Water Land and Sky Track, 12-15 January 2018, Las Vegas, NV
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2017 (14th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 21-25 November 2017, Miami Beach, FL
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2018 (IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications), 15-19 April 2018, Honolulu, HI
  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 (IEEE Global Communications Conference), Mobile and Wireless Networks Symposium, 4-8 December 2017, Singapore
  • IEEE LCN 2017 (42nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks), 9-12 October 2017, Singapore
  • OMNeT++ 2017 (OMNeT++ Community Summit 2017), 7-8 September 2017, Bremen, Germany
  • IEEE VTC 2017-Spring (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference), Vehicular Communication Networks and Telematics Track, 4-7 June 2017, Sydney, Australia
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2017 (IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications), 1-4 May 2017, Atlanta, GA. (Distinguished TPC member award)
  • IEEE/IFIP WONS 2017 (13th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services), 21-24 February 2017, Jackson Hole, WY
  • IEEE CCNC 2017 (14th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference), Vehicular Communications and Applications in Water Land and Sky Track, 8-11 January 2017, Las Vegas, NV
  • WBDW 2016 (IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Wireless for Big Data and Big Data for Wireless), 8 December 2016, Washington, DC
  • IEEE VNC 2016 (8th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 8-10 December 2016, Columbus, OH
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2016 (13th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 13-17 November 2016, Valletta, Malta
  • IEEE LCN 2016 (41st IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks), 7-10 November 2016, Dubai, UAE
  • OMNeT++ 2016 (OMNeT++ Community Summit 2016), 15-16 September 2016, Brno, Czech Republic
  • ACM/IEEE/IFAC/TRB ICCVE 2016 (5th International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo), 12-16 September 2016, Seattle, WA
  • VENITS 2016 (2nd International Workshop on Vehicular Networking and Intelligent Transportation Systems), 4 September 2016, Valencia, Spain
  • IEEE ICCCN 2016 (25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks), Wireless LAN, Ad Hoc, and Mesh Networks (WAM) Track, 1-4 August 2016, Waikoloa, Hawaii
  • IFIP NETWORKING 2016 (15th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 17-19 May 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • IEEE/IFIP UMITS 2016 (IEEE/IFIP International Workshop on Urban Mobility & Intelligent Transportation Systems), 25 April 2016, Istanbul, Turkey
  • EWSN 2016 (International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks), 15-17 February 2016, Graz, Austria
  • IEEE CCNC 2016 (13th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference), Vehicular Communications and Applications in Water Land and Sky Track, 9-12 January 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • IEEE IPCCC 2015 (IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference), 14-16 December 2015, Nanjing, China
  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 (IEEE Global Communications Conference), Selected Areas in Communications, 6-10 December 2015, San Diego, CA
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2015 (12th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 2-6 November 2015, Cancun, Mexico
  • ACM MSWiM 2015 (18th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems), 2-6 November 2015, Cancun, Mexico
  • IEEE LCN 2015 (40th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks), 26-29 October 2015, Clearwater Beach, Florida
  • ACM/IEEE/IFAC/TRB ICCVE 2015 (4th International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo), 19-23 October 2015, Shenzen, China
  • IEEE VTC 2015-Fall (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference), Transportation, Vehicular Electronics, and Telematics Track, 6-9 September 2015, Boston, MA
  • IEEE VTC 2015-Fall (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference), Connected Vehicles Track, 6-9 September 2015, Boston, MA
  • OMNeT++ 2015 (OMNeT++ Community Summit 2015), 3-4 September 2015, Zurich, Switzerland
  • IFIP NETWORKING 2015 (14th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 20-22 May 2015, Toulouse, France
  • IEEE ISNCC 2015 (2nd International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications), 12-14 May 2015, Sousse, Tunisia
  • VENITS 2015 (1st International Workshop on Vehicular Networking and Intelligent Transportation Systems), 12 January 2015, Las Vegas, NV
  • IEEE VNC 2014 (6th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 3-5 December 2014, Paderborn, Germany
  • IFIP Wireless Days 2014, 12-14 November 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • ACM/IEEE/IFAC/TRB ICCVE 2014 (3rd International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo), 3-7 November 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2014 (11th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 21-26 September 2014, Montreal, Canada
  • ACM MSWiM 2014 (17th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems), 21-26 September 2014, Montreal, Canada
  • WIVEC 2014 (6th International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications), 14-15 September 2014, Vancouver, Canada
  • IEEE LCN 2014 (39th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks), 8-11 September 2014, Edmonton, Canada
  • IFIP NETWORKING 2014 (13th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 2-4 June 2014, Trondheim, Norway
  • VTM 2014 (2nd International Workshop on Vehicular Traffic Management for Smart Cities), 18-21 May 2014, Seoul, Korea
  • SUMO User Conference, 15-16 May 2014, Berlin, Germany
  • ACM/ICST EMUTools 2014 (2nd ACM/ICST Workshop on Emulation Tools, Methodology and Techniques), 17-19 March 2014, Lisbon, Portugal
  • IEEE VNC 2013 (5th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 16-18 December 2013, Boston, MA
  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2013 (IEEE Global Communications Conference), Adhoc and Sensor Networking Symposium, 9-13 December 2013, Atlanta, GA
  • ACM/IEEE/IFAC/TRB ICCVE 2013 (2nd International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo), 2-6 December 2013, Las Vegas, NV
  • IFIP Wireless Days 2013, Track on Vehicular and Delay Tolerant Networks, 13-15 November 2013, Valencia, Spain
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2013 (10th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 3-7 November 2013, Barcelona, Spain
  • IEEE PIMRC 2013, Special Session on Vehicular Traffic Management for Smart Cities, 8-11 September 2013, London, UK
  • WIVEC 2013 (5th International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications), 2-3 June 2013, Dresden, Germany
  • IFIP NETWORKING 2013 (12th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 22-24 May 2013, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • IEEE/IFIP WONS 2013 (10th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services), 18-20 March 2013, Banff, Canada
  • IEEE CCNC 2013 (IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference), Vehicular Communications and Networking Track, 11-14 January 2013, Las Vegas, NV
  • IEEE VNC 2012 (4th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 14-16 November 2012, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2012 (9th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 21-25 October 2012, Cyprus
  • VTP 2012 (1st Workshop on VANETs from Theory to Practice), 25 June 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • ACM SESP 2012 (1st ACM International Workshop on Sensor-Enhanced Safety and Security in Public Spaces), 11 June 2012, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA
  • IFIP NETWORKING 2012 (11th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 21-25 May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
  • IEEE VTC 2012-Spring (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference), Vehicular Electronics and Telematics Track, 6-9 May 2012, Yokohama, Japan
  • IEEE VNC 2011 (3rd IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 14-16 November 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2011 (8th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), October 31 - 4 November 2011, Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • WIVEC 2011 (4th International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications), 5-6 September 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • IFIP NETWORKING 2011 (10th IFIP International Conference on Networking), 9-13 May 2011, Valencia, Spain
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2011 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 21-25 March 2011, Barcelona, Spain (TPC Co-Chair)
  • IEEE VNC 2010 (2nd IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference), 13-15 December 2010, Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • ACM PE-WASUN 2010 (7th ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks), 17-21 October 2010, Bodrum, Turkey
  • ACM/ICST NSTools 2009 (1st ACM/ICST International Workshop on Network Simulation Tools), 19 October 2009, Pisa, Italy
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2009 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 2-6 March 2009, Rome, Italy (Workshop Co-Chair)
  • ACM/ICST OMNeT++ 2008 (ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++), 3-7 March 2008, Marseille, France (TPC Co-Chair)

Panels

  • GI/ITG/IEEE NetSys 2017 (3rd GI/ITG International Conference on Networked Systems), 13-16 March 2017, Goettingen, Germany (Network Challenges for Autonomous Driving; Panelists: Otto Spaniol (Moderator), Lars Wolf, Hendrik-Joern Guenther, Florian Jomrich, Christoph Sommer)
  • SUMO User Conference, May 2013 (Panelists: Kai Nagel, Christoph Sommer, Daniel Krajzewicz)
  • SIMUTools 2009: Practices that enhance the credibility of simulations (Panelists: Nils Aschenbruck, Claudio Cicconetti, Tom Henderson, Christoph Sommer, Gabriel Wainer)

Review Duty

  • Journals: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Elsevier Transportation Research Part C, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Elsevier Computer Communications, Elsevier International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, IET Communications, Elsevier Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Elsevier Computers & Electrical Engineering, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Elsevier Nano Communication Networks, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, IEEE Access, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Elsevier Vehicular Communications, Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, and others.
  • Conferences: IEEE INFOCOM (since 2010), IEEE GLOBECOM (since 2010), IEEE VNC (since 2010), IEEE VTC-Spring (since 2012), IEEE VTC-Fall (since 2012), ACM MSWiM (since 2009), ACM PE-WASUN (since 2010), IEEE ICC (since 2010), IEEE LCN (since 2010), IEEE SECON (since 2009), IEEE/IFIP WONS (since 2009), IFIP NETWORKING (since 2007), as well as IEEE PIMRC, IEEE MASS, IEEE Med-Hoc-Net, IEEE ICCVE, IFIP Wireless Days, NordSec, and others.
  • OPUS grants, National Science Center (NCN), Poland
  • FONDECYT grants, Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT), Chile
  • RDF grants, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), China
  • FWO fellowships and grants, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium
  • Springer book proposals

PhD Defense

  • Lara Codeca: Dynamic Vehicular Routing in Urban Environments, 2016 (Dissertation defence committee: Thomas Engel, Francesco Viti, Mario Gerla, Jérôme Härri, Christoph Sommer, Raphaël Frank)

Guest Editorial

Session Chairing