Joachim Fabini

Joachim Fabini

Senior Scientist Dipl.-Ing. Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr.techn.
Tel.: +43 (1) 58801 - 38813
Room: CG0510
Address: Gusshausstraße 25 / E389
1040 Wien


Joachim Fabini received his diploma degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Technical Computer Sciences from Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien), Austria in 1997. After five years of industrial R&D on VoIP technologies at Ericsson Austria he joined the Institute of Telecommunications (formerly Institute of Broadband Communications) at TU Wien in 2003 and obtained his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering (Dr. techn) in 2008 with the PhD thesis titled “Generic Access Network Modelling for Next Generation Network Applications”. Since 2013 he is Senior Scientist with the Communication Networks group at the Institute of Telecommunications.
His research interests include measurement methodologies and metrics in packet-switched networks, time synchronization and security aspects with particular emphasis on access networks, machine-type communications and critical infrastructures like the smart grid. Joachim Fabini has authored and co-authored publications with specific focus on measurement methodology, networking and multimedia communications. He actively participates in IETF standardization, is involved as researcher and project leader in funded and applied industrial research projects and teaches master-level communication networking lectures and laboratories at TU Wien.

Research Topics

  • Measurement methodologies and metrics in packet-switched networks
  • Accurate time synchronization
  • Network security aspects
  • Machine-type communications
  • IP-based multimedia communications


Summer Semester

389165 VU Communication Networks 2 (3.0 hours, 4.5 ECTS)