at the Hamburg University of Applied Scienes
(HAW Hamburg)



The group communication and distributed systems (AG CaDS) faces the challenges of today’s networks. We focus on smart infrastructure for smart systems!

  1. - Improve and extend current Internet technology
  2. - Support dialogue for the future principles on the Internet
  3. - Improve student training for smart systems
  4. - Initiate cooperation to create smart infrastructure

More information about the goals:

Positionspapier Digitalisierung (german)





Prof. Dr. Martin Becke   


Martin Becke 2015 2015 Martin Becke 2016 2016 Martin Becke 2016 2017



Project support   


Hauke Buhr (Delay sensitive multipath transfer - BWFG Hamburg LFF-OS 40-2015) 



Mikko Eberhardt (Transport protocol testing with packetdrill)   

Dennis Kirsch (Realtime infrastructure for sensor networks)   

Denis Lugowski (QUIC/ Delay sensitive congestion control)   

Andreas Müller (JAWM - Just another WebRTC module)   

Vincent Roederer (Peer-assisted content distribution with WebRTC)   

Daniel Sarnow (FreeBSD kernel improvements for SCTP, Focus Scheduler)   

Simon Sorgenfrei (WebRTC congestion control)   

Sebastian Wilkes (New directory service)   




Philipp Proegel (Service composition) --> next: G+J (Digital Ad Technology)    

Alexander Matthias Sowitzki (XMPP and house automation) --> next: Creative Space HAW





CaDS - Communication and distributed systems

Department Informatik

HAW Hamburg


Room 7.85

Berliner Tor 7

D-20099 Hamburg


Phone HAW   : +49-40-42875-8104

Fax HAW        : +49-40-42875-8309

Skype Phone : +49-5465-3093-498


CaDS · communication and distributed systems



Prof. Dr. Martin Becke


Room 7.85  ·  Berliner Tor 7

20099 Hamburg  ·  Germany