- Software Defined Networking
- Programmable Dataplanes
- Network (Function) Virtualization
- Autonomic Networking
- Future Internet
- Wireless Networks
- Network Optimization
Andreas J. Kassler is currently Full Professor of Computer Science at Karlstads Universitet, Karlstad, Sweden, which he joined in 2005. From 2003 to 2004, Dr. Andreas J. Kassler was Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is co-chairing the Distributed Systems and Communication group (DISCO) and maintains an active research program in the fields of networking and cloud computing with main research focus on Software Defined Networking, Future Internet, Datacenter Networking and, Quality of Service.
Dr. Andreas J. Kassler received the Docent title (Habilitation) in Computer Science from Karlstads Universitet in 2007 and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Universität Ulm, Germany, in 2002. He received the M. Sc. degree in Mathematics/Computer Science in 1995 from Universität Augsburg, Germany.
He is co-author of around 55 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, 195 peer reviewed conference and workshop publications, 7 European or international patents and 11 IETF and ISO standardization contributions. He is also co-editor of a book published in the LNCS book series of Springer. He is the area editor of the Elsevier Computer Networks Journal, served as a guest editor of a feature topic in EURASIP Wireless Communications and Networking Journal, and served as Associate Editor on the editorial boards of some refereed international journals, such as: Journal of Internet Engineering, International Journal On Advances in Networks and Services.
He served as a technical program committee member for many international conferences, chaired the TPC of International Conference on Advances in Mesh Networks and of International Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks. He is Track co-chair for IEEE CCNC for the Network Softwariztion and Virtualization track since 2021 and the track chair for VTC 2015 fall (Boston) track on “Next Generation Wireless Networks”. He served as general chair for, among others, Wired / Wireless Internet Communications Conference and Workshop on Wireless Broadband Access for Communities and Rural Developing Regions. He served as publicity (co-) chair for the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Workshop and for IFIP networking conference. He served as publication chair for International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference and as tutorial chair for International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems.
Dr. Andreas J. Kassler is a senior member of IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communications. He was also management committee member of several COST actions including COST290 (Traffic and QoS Management in Wireless Multimedia Networks), the COST IC0703 "Data Traffic Monitoring and Analysis (TMA): theory, techniques, tools and applications for the future networks”, COST WINEMO: “Wireless Networking for Moving Objects”, COST ACROSS: “Autonomous Control for a Reliable Internet of Services”.