Joerg Widmer’s current research interests include: Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (Wireless Communication, Network Coding, Peer-to-peer Communication; Ad-hoc Networking; Internet Architectures; Transport Protocols).
Since September 2010, Joerg Widmer is at Institute IMDEA Networks where he currently is a Chief Researcher. From June 2005 to July 2010, he was manager of the Ubiquitous Networking Research Group at DOCOMO Euro-Labs in Munich, Germany, working on several projects in the area of wired and wireless networking. Before joining DOCOMO Euro-Labs, he was senior researcher in the group of Prof. Jean-Yves Le Boudec at EPFL. There, his main research focus was on UWB networks and MAC layer design as well as network coding in wireless networks. Joerg Widmer received his M.S. and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Mannheim, Germany in 2000 and 2003, respectively. In 1999 and 2000 he was a visiting researcher at the ICSI Center for Internet Research in Berkeley, CA, USA.