COMSYS @ Winter Retreat

Welcome to the Chair of Communication and Distributed Systems at RWTH Aachen University. The Chair, headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Wehrle and Emeritus Prof. Dr. Otto Spaniol, conducts research in diverse areas related to computer networks and distributed systems:

  • Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Network and System Reliability and Security
  • Massively Distributed Systems
  • Performance Evaluation and Hybrid Evaluation Platforms
  • Cross-Layer Techniques & Platforms

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Latest News


COMSYS-Alumnus Dr. Martin Henze is Awarded the Young Consumer Researcher Award NRW 2019

On November 25, 2019, Dr. Martin Henze, alumnus of the Chair for Computer Science 4 (COMSYS), was awarded the Young Consumer Researcher Award NRW 2019 ("Nachwuchsförderpreis Verbraucherforschung NRW 2019") for his doctoral thesis on "Accounting for Privacy in the Cloud Computing Landscape". Since 2012 this prize is awarded for excellent theses that contribute to consumer research. In his...[more]


COMSYS participates in the RWTH Holiday Day Camp

For the RWTH holiday day camp "Racing Reporters", six COMSYS researchers (Torsten, Daniel, Julian, Mirko, Ike and Felix) created and conducted a program all around the topic "The Internet" for the kids. The kids, all between 6 and 11 years old, explored at different stations how the Internet is built and how a website is loaded, how to stay safe when browsing the Internet, and how to use a...[more]


Visiting Professor from UNSW Sydney

Prof. Salil Kanhere joins COMSYS for a one week research stay to discuss about the cluster of excellence "Internet of Production".[more]


Guest Talk by Prof. Salil Kanhere

We are delighted to announce a Guest Talk on "TrustChain: Trust Management in Blockchain and IoT supported Supply Chains" by Professor Salil Kanhere of the UNSW Sydney, Australia. It will be held on Monday, October 21 2019, 10:30 in the COMSYS Seminar Room, Computer Science Building, E3, Room 9007. Abstract:Traceability and integrity are major challenges for the increasingly complex supply...[more]

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