About Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Karin Anna Hummel

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenbergerstrasse 69
A-4040 Linz, Austria

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Karin Anna Hummel holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. degree (Ph.D. degree received in 2005, with distinction) in computer science both from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

After five years of employment at Siemens Austria/PSE working on network management tools for communication and computer networks, she joined the University of Vienna as a junior researcher in computer science in 1998. After accomplishment of her Ph.D., she held the position of a senior researcher and lecturer in computer science at the University of Vienna from 2005 to 2011, focusing on energy-efficient wireless networking, human mobility characterization, and opportunistic networking. In 2011, she was awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship (2011). From 2011 to 2015, Karin Anna Hummel was a senior researcher in communication systems at ETH Zurich. In 2015, she changed to Johannes Kepler University Linz and was appointed as Assistant Professor in November 2015. Her current research is centered on mobility-driven networks and exploiting mobility context in novel networked systems including wireless networks of unmanned aerial vehicles.