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Henrik Wessing

  • Ørsteds Plads, 343, 228

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby



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- Coordination and leadership of work package in European IST project MUPBED on integration of large scale networks and control planes. - Collaboration through the IST project ALPHA - Collaboration with especially Alcatel, France, (within IST project DAVID) in developing control electronics for 3R regeneration. - Bilateral collaboration with Alcatel regarding verification of optical wavelength converter components.

Language Skills:
Danish (native)
English (fluent)
German (tourist level)
Spanish (tourist level)
Chinese (tourist level)
Scandinavian (understood but nok spoken)

Research areas



Awards and academic achievements:


Part of 3.5 hour tutorial about High Speed Ethernet at HPSR 2011


Part of 2 hour tutorial about Resilience in IPTV for DRCN 2009

2007, 2008, 2009

Recipient of Otto Mønsted Travel Grant for conference participation in China and USA.


Project management:

2008 -

Work Package leader in “The Road to 100 Gigabit Ethernet” project supported by the Danish Advanced Technology Foundation.

2008 - 2011


Leading the DTU activities in the European ICT project ALPHA (Framework Programme 7)

2006 - 2010

Work Package leader in “High Quality IP Networking for IPTV and VoIP” (HIPT) supported by the Danish Advanced Technology Foundation.

2004 - 2007

Work Package leader in the European IST project MUPBED funded by the European Commision.


Key research topics:

-          Power efficiency of core networks

-          High Speed Electronic Design

-          Control and Management of access and in-home networks

-          Design of heterogeneous multi domain control planes

-          Optical Packet Switching


Supervision of students:

-           Ph.D.: 1                  M.Sc.: 29        B.Sc. 2                                 Special courses: 12

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D in control of optical infrastructures, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)


M.Sc.E.E. in communications (Civilingeniør, elektro, kommunikation), Technical University of Denmark (DTU)


Student degree, Amtsgymnasiet i Solrød, Solrød, Denmark


Military service, Kgs. Artilleri Regiment, Sjælsmark

1994 → …

External positions

Associate Professor, DTU

2009 → …

Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark

2007 → …

Post Doc, Technical University of Denmark


Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark


PhD. student, Technical University of Denmark


Research Assistant, Technical University of Denmark


IT Support, Technical University of Denmark



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