Dirk Trossen Senior Principal Engineer at InterDigital
Dirk Trossen is a Senior Principal Engineer at InterDigital Europe, the European branch of InterDigital Inc. He has been leading the network team through various H2020 engagements. He is currently technical leading the European efforts POINT and RIFE, performing ICN research with the goal of evolutionary introduction of ICN concepts in upcoming 5G networks. He is also leading the recently started H2020 FLAME project in the space of establishing 5G-ready experimental platforms for Future Media Internet.
Dirk has more than 15 years of experience in network architectures, services and wireless technology. His main contributions can be found in the area of inter-domain networking as well as seamless handovers and new service concepts for operators. Prior to joining InterDigital, Dirk was co-founder of TecVis LP, a UK-based software solution company in the mobile, context-aware solution space and he held prior positions as a Senior Researcher with Cambridge University, Chief Researcher with BT Research and as a Principal Scientist at Nokia Research. He is also a research affiliate with the Advanced Network Architecture group at MIT CSAIL. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Technical University of Aachen, Germany. He published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers in international conferences and journals and has currently 32 international patents.