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Lin Wang is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at VU Amsterdam. He is also affiliated as a project leader at TU Darmstadt, Germany. During Jul 2016 - Nov 2018, he headed the Smart Urban Networks group in the Telecooperation (TK) Lab at TU Darmstadt. Before that, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at SnT Luxembourg. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science with distinction from the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). During Sep 2012 - Jan 2014, he visited at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid, Spain.


Lin Wang's research is focused on networked systems, where he designs and optimizes computer systems for supporting emerging (mobile) appliations such as augmented reality. Topics include edge computing, in-network processing, novel network protocols, and cloud computing in general.


Coordinator and lecturer for course "Advanced Topics in Computer Networks" and guest lecturer for course "Computer Networks".

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Research Output 2019 2019

  • 2 Paper
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

A learning-based framework for optimizing service migration in mobile edge clouds

Brandherm, F., Wang, L. & Mühlhäuser, M., 25 Mar 2019, EdgeSys 2019 - Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Workshop on Edge Systems, Analytics and Networking, Part of EuroSys 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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An Online Market Mechanism for Edge Emergency Demand Response via Cloudlet Control

Chen, S., Jiao, L., Wang, L. & Liu, F., 2019, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-9. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

Incentivizing Microservices for Online Resource Sharing in Edge Clouds

Samanta, A., Jiao, L., Mühlhäuser, M. & Wang, L., Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) p. 1. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

PABO: Mitigating Congestion via Packet Bounce in Data Center Networks

Shi, X., Wang, L., Zhang, F., Zheng, K., Mühlhäuser, M. & Liu, Z., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Computer Communications. Preprint, p. 1 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review