Gerald Franzl received the academic degree Dr. techn. (eq. PhD) and Dipl.-Ing. (eq. M.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering from the Vienna University of Technology (TUW), Austria, in 2015 and 2002, respectively. From Feb. 2004 till June 2007 he was employed first as research and development assistant later as technical product manager at MEDIORNET GmbH, a start up company closed in June 2007, developing a fibre based network solution for multimedia content distribution in the professional broadcast industry. In 2008 he achieved certification to Junior Project Manager (IPMA Level_D), in 2015 to Process Analyst (PcA), and in 2016 to EBC*L Certified Manager.
Since February 2016 he is now employed as Systems Engineer at AICO Software (AICO EDV-Beratung GmbH, www.aico-software.at), leading and managing the R&D team activ in the 5G Network Services and the Smart Grids area, reporting directly to the company owner (CEO).
In between finishing his diploma thesis in 2002 and finishing his PhD thesis in 2015 he participated in national and international research projects via the Institute of Broadband Communications at the Vienna University of Technology, later merged into the Institute of Telecommunications. His research interests concentrate in the area of optical networks and traffic engineering, focusing on QoS sensitive routing schemes and E2E performance evaluation via queueing models and simulation studies. To see the scientific output please visit: