Welcome to the Chair of Communication and Distributed Systems at RWTH Aachen University. The chair, headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Wehrle, conducts research in diverse areas related to computer networks and distributed systems:

  • Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Network and System Reliability and Security
  • Massively Distributed Systems
  • Performance Evaluation and Hybrid Evaluation Platforms
  • Cross-Layer Techniques & Platforms

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Latest News


Now Hiring: Postdoc in Quantum Communication

We are seeking a postdoc to establish a profile area of quantum communication.[more]


COMSYS' Contribution to Sustainability

How to (really) become a part of the solution. One forward-looking investment is the recently installed photovoltaic system on the roof of the E3 building section of the Computer Science Department with an output of 75 kWp. The system is one of the most modern and largest within RWTH Aachen University. It is primarily used to generate electricity for the department’s own computers, servers and...[more]


Mourning for Otto Spaniol

We mourn for Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Otto Spaniol, the founder of the Chair 'Informatik 4', who held it for 26 years from 1984 - 2010.[more]


PhD Defense of Roman Matzutt

On October 20th, 2023, Roman Matzutt successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congratulations![more]

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