TriaGnoSys' Management Biographies

Dr. Matthias Holzbock

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Dr. Axel Jahn

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Dr. Markus Werner

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Industry: Industry: Industry:
2002-date
Managing Director of TriaGnoSys GmbH

1996-2004
DLR German Aerospace Center, Institute of Communications and Navigation as researcher and project manager

1995 - 1996
DLR Institute of Communication Technology as researcher at the Optical Networks Group
2002-date
Managing Director of TriaGnoSys GmbH

1990-2004
DLR-German Aerospace Center, Institute of Communications and Navigation as group leader (1999), project manager (1994) and researcher
2002-date
Managing Director of TriaGnoSys GmbH

1991-2004
DLR-German Aerospace Center, Institute of Communications and Navigation as group leader (1999), project manager (1995) and researcher, working specifically on broadband satellite networks
Academic career: Academic career: Academic Career:
2001 - 2004
Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bradford

2003
Lecture at University of Maryland

2003
Lecture at Università di Ferrara

2003
Lecture at Università di Bologna
1993-date
Lecturer at Carl-Cranz-Gesellschaft (CCG) for mobile satellite communication

1995-96
Lecturer at Technical University Ilmenau for mobile satellite communication in WS
1993-date
Lecturer at Carl-Cranz-Gesellschaft (CCG) for mobile satellite communication

1995-96
Lecturer at Technical University Ilmenau for mobile satellite communication
Education: Education: Education:
1996
Dipl.-Ing. degree
Technische Universität München in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology 'Combined Channel and Line Coding for Optical Networks'
1999
Ph.D. from FernUniversität Hagen Resource management in communication networks with low-earth orbit satellites

1990
Dipl.-Ing. degree Karlsruhe Technical University Electrical Engineering. Focus on Optical Communications and RF Technology
2002
Ph.D. from Munich Technical University in Routing and Dimensioning in Satellite Networks with Dynamic Topology

1991
Dipl.-Ing. degree
Darmstadt Technical University
Electrical Engineering, with focus on Communications
Diploma Thesis: Investigation of an Iterative Decoding Algorithm for Multiply Concatenated Reed-Solomon Codes
Expertise: Expertise: Expertise:
  • Terminal design for mobile satellite communication and multimedia applications
  • Design of technology and service demonstrators for mobile satcom
  • Prototype development
  • PAT for mobile satcom terminals
  • Measurement of transmission channels
  • Communication protocols (OSI layers 1-3)
  • ATM laboratory, IP laboratory Design of RF transmission systems (L/S band, K/Ka band, EHF band)
  • Mobile / multimedia satellite communication
  • Dimensioning, capacity evaluation, resource management of radio networks
  • Communication protocols (OSI layers 1-3)
  • Design of RF transmission systems (L/S band, K/Ka band, EHF band)
  • Simulation of communications networks
  • Measurement and modeling of transmission channels
  • Transport protocols (ATM, IP) and interworking with terrestrial systems
  • Mobile and Broadband Satellite Systems
  • Satellite Constellations and Intersatellite Link Networks
  • Backbone Network Concepts and Technologies (ATM, IP, MPLS, WDM/Optical Networking)
  • Integrated Network Design for Satellite Systems (Topological design, Routing, Capacity dimensioning)
  • Modeling and Simulation of Satellite Networks (C, C++, Matlab) Communication Protocols (OSI layers 1-4)
Other Subjects: Other Subjects: Other Subjects:
  • Author and co-author of more than 60 scientific publications with six journal papers and several patents and patent applications
  • Session Chairman on different conferences.
  • DLR Science Award (2002) Best Paper Award of ITG conference
  • 'Mobile Communications' (1993)
  • Listed in "Who is Who"
  • Author and Co-author of more than 95 publications, two scientific textbooks and 15 journal papers
  • Reviewer for IEEE Trans. on Communications, IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Magazine, International Journal on Satellite Communications, and European Trans. on Telecommunications
  • Session Chairman on different conferences, including International Mobile Satellite Conference, IEEE Conf., Antennas and Propagation, AIAA Int. Communications Satellite Systems Conference, European Workshop on Mobile/Personal Communications
  • Senior Member IEEE since 2000
  • Senior Member IEEE since 2001
  • Author of more than 80 publications including one textbook and 11 journal papers
  • Best Paper Award of ITG conference 'Mobile Communications' (1993)
  • Reviewer for various journals: IEEE Transactions on Communications; IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology; IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electr. Syst.; IEEE Journal on Sel. Areas in Commun.; IEEE Communications Magazine; IEEE Personal Communications; IEEE Multimedia Magazin;e Int. Journal of Sat. Communications; European Transactions on Telecomm.
  • Wireless Networks
  • Mobile Networks and Applications
  • Telecommunications Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Session Chairs: European Workshop on Mobile/Personal; Satcoms (EMPS) 1998; Int. Mobile Satellite Conf. (IMSC) 1999; Eur. Conf. on Sat. Commun. (ECSC) 1999
  • Technical Program Committees TCP: Networking 2000 Conference; Globecom 2002
  • German Delegate for Management Committees of COST 227, COST 252, COST 272