Wolfgang Karner

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.
Company: A1 Telekom Austria AG
E-Mail: wolfgang.karner@a1telekom.at
City, State: Vienna, Austria
Time Span: November 1, 2003 - June 13, 2008

Biography

  • 1991-1996 Higher Technical School in Wels, special subjects: Power Engineering, Electrical Machines and Devices and High Power Electronics. (Graduated with distinction)
  • 1996-1997 Military service
  • 1997-2003 Studies of Electrical Engineering with special subjects Communications and Information Technology at Vienna University of Technology. (Graduated with Master’s degree in October 2003 – with distinction)
  • 2000-2001 Studies at Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain (Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación)
  • Master’s Thesis: “Optimum Default Base Station Parameter Settings for UMTS Networks” at the Institute of Communications and Radio Frequency Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, cooperation with Symena GmbH
  • Since November 2003 Research Engineer at the Institute of Communications and Radio-Frequency Engineering
  • 2003-2007 Doctoral Studies at Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Communications and Radio-Frequency Engineering, within a research cooperation with mobilkom austria AG. (graduated as Dr.techn. (~PhD) in December 2007 – with distinction)
  • Dissertation: “Link Error Analysis and Modeling for Cross-Layer Design in UMTS Mobile Communication Networks”, at the Institute of Communications and Radio Frequency Engineering, Vienna University of Technology – in cooperation with mobilkom austria AG. Examiner: Prof. Markus Rupp, Prof. Roberto Verdone.

Research

  • Measurements and Modeling of UMTS Error Characteristics
  • UTRAN Performance Evaluation
  • UMTS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Simulation of Mobile Communication Networks
  • Radio Resource Optimization in UMTS (DCH, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+)
  • Cross-Layer Optimization
  • Scheduling of Multimedia Services (Video Streaming) over Mobile Networks
  • 3GPP-LTE/SAE (Long Term Evolution/System Architecture Evolution)