Jens Milbrandt

Stuttgart, Germany
Research Engineer

Education

  • 1984 - 1993 Platen-Gymnasium Ansbach
  • 1993 Abitur in Bavaria
  • 1994 - 2001 Studies of computer science and economics at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg with emphasis on distributed systems and software design; diploma thesis on "Routing Optimization in IP Networks"
  • 2001 - 2006 PhD studies of computer science at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg with emphasis on communication networks and traffic engineering; dissertation on "Performance Evaluation of Efficient Resource Management Concepts for Next Generation IP Networks"

Professional Activities

  • 1997 - 2001
    Development and support of an accounting software application for all cab companies in Ansbach
  • 08/1997 - 07/1998
    Student worker at WITRON Logistik + Informatik GmbH, Würzburg-Rimpar; programming activities in logistic environments
  • 08/1998 - 10/1998
    Student worker at 3SOFT GmbH, Erlangen-Tennenlohe; programming activities in software quality management
  • 11/1998 - 02/1999 & 05/1999 - 07/1999
    Student tutor at the University of Würzburg (department of programming methodology)
  • 06/2001
    InfoSim Networking Solutions AG, Würzburg; short-term activity as software engineer
  • 10/2001 - 09/2006
    PhD at the University of Würzburg (department of distributed systems); scientific activities in the field of communication networks; publications on next generation networks; participation in academic/industrial projects (e.g. KING, GMPLSINT, MOP, ...); co-partner in patents on new mechanisms for traffic engineering and resource management in communication networks; lecturing and mentoring of students; network and system administration at the department
  • 2006 - now
    Research engineer at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in Stuttgart with focus on IP/optical transport networks; experience in GMPLS control plane, multi-layer networks, IP/optical network integration (bypassing, information correlation, etc.); participation in academic/industrial projects (e.g. EIBONE, STRONGEST, DESI, SASER, ...); inventor/co-inventor of patents; currently contributing to the "IP Transport" research program
  • 2009 - now
    Lecturer at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) in Stuttgart; lectures on communication network fundamentals and technologies

Selected Articles and Publications

Journal Articles

Conference Articles
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, and Jan Junker. Time-Exponentially Weighted Moving Histograms (TEWMH) for Self-Adaptive Systems. IEEE Globecom, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 2006.
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, and Frank Lehrieder. Algorithms for Fast Resilience Analysis in IP Networks. 6th IEEE International Workshop on IP Operations and Management (IPOM), Dublin, Ireland, October 2006.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Rüdiger Martin, Michael Menth, and Florian Höhn. Risk Assessment of End-to-End Disconnection in IP Networks due to Network Failures. 6th IEEE International Workshop on IP Operations and Management, Dublin, Ireland, October 2006.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Michael Menth, and Jan Junker. Experience-Based Admission Control with Type-Specific Overbooking. 6th IEEE International Workshop on IP Operations and Management (IPOM), Dublin, Ireland, October 2006.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Michael Menth, Jan Junker. Performance of Experience-Based Admission Control in the Presence of Traffic Changes. Fifth IFIP Networking Conference (NETWORKING 2006), Coimbra, Portugal, May 2006.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Korbinian Humm, Michael Menth. Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation: Impact of Routing and Load Balancing on Tunnel Capacity Requirements. 2nd Conference on Next Generation Internet Design and Engineering (NGI 2006), València, Spain, April 2006.
  • M. Menth, A. Reifert, and J. Milbrandt. Comparison of Capacity Requirements for the Self-Protecting Multipath and Similar Mechanisms in Resilient Packet Networks. 2nd Conference on Next Generation Internet Design and Engineering (NGI), Valencia, Spain, April 2006.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Michael Menth, Stefan Kopf. Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation: Impact of Traffic Demand Models for Wide Area Networks. 19th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC19), Beijing, China, August 2005.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Michael Menth, Stefan Kopf. Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation: Concepts and Efficiency for Admission-Controlled Capacity Tunnels. 3rd International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies (CCCT '05), Austin, Texas, USA, July 2005.
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, Andreas Reifert. Sensitivity of Backup Capacity Requirements to Traffic Distribution and Resilience Constraints. 1st Conference on Next Generation Internet Networks (NGI 2005), Rome, Italy, April 2005.
  • Jens Milbrandt, Michael Menth, Simon Oechsner. EBAC - A Simple Admission Control Mechanism. ICNP 2004, 12th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Berlin, Germany, October 2004.
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, Florian Zeiger. Elastic Token Bucket - A Traffic Characterization for Time-Limited Bursty Traffic. 12th GI/ITG Conference on Measuring, Modelling and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (MMB) together with 3rd Polish-German Teletraffic Symposium (PGTS), Dresden, Germany, September 2004.
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, Stefan Kopf. Capacity Assignment for NAC Budgets in Resilient Networks. 11th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning Symposium (Networks2004), Vienna, Austria, June 2004.
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, Stefan Kopf. Impact of Routing and Traffic Distribution on the Performance of Network Admission Control. The Ninth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC2004), Alexandria, Egypt, June 2004.
  • Michael Menth, Jens Milbrandt, Simon Oechsner. Experience Based Admission Control (EBAC). The Ninth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC2004), Alexandria, Egypt, June 2004.
  • Michael Menth, Andreas Reifert, Jens Milbrandt. Self-Protecting Multipaths - A Simple and Resource-Efficient Protection Switching Mechanism for MPLS Networks. The Third IFIP-TC6 Networking Conference (Networking2004), Athens, Greece, May 2004.
  • Michael Menth, Stefan Kopf, Jens Milbrandt. A Performance Evaluation Framework for Network Admission Control Methods. IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS2004), Seoul, South Korea, April 2004.
  • M. Menth, S. Kopf, J. Milbrandt, J. Charzinski. Introduction to Budget Based Network Admission Control Methods. The 28th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN2003), Bonn, Germany, October 2003.
  • M. Menth, S. Gehrsitz, J. Milbrandt. Fair Assignment of Efficient Network Admission Control Budgets. 18th International Teletraffic Congress, Berlin, Germany, September 2003.
  • M. Menth, A. Reifert, J. Milbrandt. CSPF-Routed and Traffic-Driven Construction of LSP Hierarchies. Architectures for Quality of Service in the Internet (Art-QoS), Warsaw, February 2003.

Books and Chapters

Book
Jens Milbrandt. Moving on to Next Generation IP Networks: Performance Evaluation of Efficient Resource Management Concepts. VDM Verlag Dr. Muelller, Saarbruecken, Deutschland, ISBN 978-3836499378, April 2008.

Dissertation

Jens Milbrandt. Performance Evaluation of Efficient Resource Management Concepts for Next Generation IP Networks. February 2007.

Patents

  • Control System, Apparatus, Methods, And Computer Readable Storage Medium Storing Instructions For A Network Node And/Or A Network Controller. ROESSLER, Horst; MILBRANDT, Jens; DERAKHSHAN, Fariborz. No. 813638-EP-EPA.
  • Optical receiver and method of operating an optical receiver. GEBHARD, Ulrich; DEMBECK, Lars; MILBRANDT, Jens. No. 814277-EP-EPA.
  • Self-Triggered Dynamic Sink-Tree Bypass Provisioning For Offloading Packet Switches (STRIPOFF); MILBRANDT, Jens. No. 807717-EP-EPA.