About the speaker
Anna Brunstrom received a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from College of William & Mary, VA, in 1996 and 1993, respectively. She received a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Pepperdine University, CA, in 1991. She joined the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University (KAU), Sweden, in 1996, where she is currently a Full Professor and Head of the Distributed Intelligent Systems and Communications Research Group (DISCO). She is also a part-time Distinguished Researcher in the Institute of Software Engineering and Technologies (ITIS) at University of Malaga, Spain. She has a background in distributed systems, but her main area of work over the last years has been in computer networking with a focus on Internet architectures and protocols, techniques for low latency communication, multi-path communication and design and performance evaluation of mobile systems including 5G/6G.
Anna is the scientific director for the research profile DRIVE - Data-driven Latency-sensitive Mobile Services for a Digitalized Society – at KAU, an eight-year nationally funded research initiative together with industry. She has also lead numerous other collaborative research projects within the area and has been involved as KAU PI in several European Framework projects within mobile communication, where she is currently the KAU PI within the 6G-PATH Horizon Europe project. She is actively engaged in standardization within the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and served as a working group chair for the RTP Media Congestion Avoidance Techniques (rmcat) working group from 2015-2023. She has authored/coauthored ten book chapters and over 200 international journal and conference papers