Stephen Mwanje

Munich, Germany
Senior Research Engineer, Network Management Automation


BSc Electrical Engineering from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

MSc Electrical Engineering: Communication and Signal Processing from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA

PhD in Communication Engineering, (Summa cum laude) from the Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany


- 5 years of research experience on LTE/A Self-Organizing Networks (SON) and Machine learning for radio resource & network management 

- Over 8 years experience in network operations: Cellular Mobile and Microwave radio systems engineering (planning, design, team leadership and project management)

- Part of Nokia since since 2014 focusing on Cognitive network Management (i.e. applying cognition and machine learning to specific challenges in network optimization)

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Network Architecture & Design
  • Network Dynamics & Operations
  • Wireless Communications

Honors and Awards

Fulbright Scholar

Selected Articles and Publications