Uni Bremen TZI (Germany)
Carsten Bormann received his Diploma in Computer Science in 1985 and his PhD in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) in 1990 from Technische Universität Berlin. Serving as a Honorarprofessor for Internet technology at the Universität Bremen, he is member of the board of its Center for Computing and Communications Technology (TZI).
His research interests are in protocol design and system architectures for networking. He led the IETF efforts on Integrated Services for Low-Bitrate Links (ISSLOW) and co-chaired the Robust Header Compression WG (ROHC), enabling Multimedia Networking over low-speed links (wired and wireless), including Internet Telephony. From 2002–2004 he was also serving as chair of the mobility task force of TERENA, the European association of research networks. Most recently, he is co-chairing the IETF WGs for IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPAN) and for Constrained RESTful Environments (CoRE). He has authored and co-authored 25 Internet RFCs, which are in turn cited 190 times in other RFCs.