New researcher and PhD Student: Laurenz Taffner

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About him

Building on his FAU Bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology, Laurenz completed the consecutive Master’s degree at FAU with distinction in May 2023. Since July 2023, he has been working as a research assistant at the Chair of Electrical Smart City Systems, where he also wrote his master’s thesis on LPWAN systems. His current research interests include information theory, Joint Communication and Sensing, and communication and resilience of mobile and IoT communication systems.

Research interests

His research interests are:

  • (Multiuser) information theory
  • Theoretical, practical and technological limitations of (communication) systems
  • Joint Communication and Sensing
  • Distributed (communication and computing) networks
  • Cooperation in self-managing, dynamic, (leaderless) multi-user systems
  • Quality of Service, especially reliability, of communication systems
  • Resilience of (communication) systems


Laurenz Taffner, M.Sc.

Researcher and PhD Student