Markus Gruber

Stuttgart, Germany
Department Head

Research Interests


Markus heads the Network Automation Department within the Network Systems and Security Research Lab of Nokia Bell Labs with a focus on 6G design, network slicing, IoT, and AI.


Markus holds a PhD in computer science from University of Tübingen as well as engineering degrees from University of Stuttgart and Télécom Paris.

Selected articles and publications

Google Scholar


"Toward the Era of Modularization", IEEE CNSM, October 2021, virtual conference
"The Future of Network Automation", IEEE INFOCOM, July 2020, virtual conference (Workshop on Data Driven Intelligence for Networks and Systems)
"Self-Organizing Networks in a New Ecosystem", IEEE Globecom, December 2018, Abu Dhabi (Workshop on Next-Generation Backhaul/Fronthaul Networks)
"5G - an End-to-End Vision", WiMob, October 2018, Limassol
"The Future of Self-Organizing Networks - An Evolution or a Revolution?", IEEE CAMAD, June 2017, Lund
"Self-Organizing Networks (SON) - A peek into the future", IFIP WMNC, July 2016, Colmar
"Fighting Exponential Traffic Growth - Is Mobile Network Energy Efficiency a Desparate Game?", IEEE WCNC, April 2016, Doha (Workshop on Green and Sustainable Wireless Networks)

"Future Cognitive Mobile Networks - Connecting Management and Orchestration", IEEE Globecom, December 2017, Singapore