Lin Wang, Ph.D.

Athene Young Investigator (Ph.D. Advisor)
Head of Smart Urban Networks (SUN)
Telecooperation Lab
TU Darmstadt

Email: wang(at)
Phone: +49 (6151) 16 - 23194
Fax: +49 (6151) 16 - 23202
Address: Hochschulstraße 10, 64289 Darmstadt, Germany

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Kamran Razavi will join my group as a Ph.D. student in this winter, welcome!
One paper on online resource allocation for edge computing got accepted to IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC).
One paper on cloudlet coverage analysis got accepted to ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC 2018).


I am an Athene Young Investigator at the Department of Computer Science at TU Darmstadt. Since 2016, I head the Smart Urban Networks group at the Telecooperation Lab. Before joining TU Darmstadt, I was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at SnT Luxembourg. I obtained my Ph.D. in Computer Science with distinction from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). During Sep 2012 - Jan 2014, I was a visiting researcher at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid. I am a member of IEEE and ACM.

“No problem is too small or too trivial if we can really do something about it.” – Richard P. Feynman

My research is focused on networked systems design and performance optimization for supporting emerging (mobile) appliations. Topics include edge computing, software-defined networking and network function virtualization, and energy-efficient algorithms.