Simon Bauer, M.Sc.

Research Associate
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Postal address

  • Institut für Informatik der
  • Technischen Universität München
  • Lehrstuhl I8
  • Boltzmannstr. 3
  • 85748 Garching bei München - Germany


Consultation hours

By arrangement


  • Network monitoring and traffic classification
    - How to detect anomalies in networks?
    - How to build reliable, scalable, and efficient solutions?
    - State of the art technologies, protocols, and algorithms
  • Automated network management and error mitigation
    - How to use results of network and traffic analysis to support network operation?
    - Approaches to automatically manage and maintain networks

Supervised Theses


Title Type Advisors Year Links
Active and Passive Capacity Measurements BA, MA, IDP Simon Bauer, Benedikt Jaeger 2019 Pdf

In progress

Student Title Type Advisors Year Links
Christoph Schwarzenberg Measuring Performance and Path Characteristics of Webservers MA Simon Bauer, Benedikt Jaeger, Patrick Sattler 2019
Patryk Brzoza Accuracy Optimization of Passive Capacity Estimation GR Simon Bauer, Benedikt Jaeger 2019
Chun-Te Sung Classifying Throughput Changepoints with TCP Performance RCA MA Simon Bauer 2019


Author Title Type Advisors Year Links
Constantin Christandl Packet I/O for Parallelized Network Monitoring BA Simon Bauer, Paul Emmerich 2019 Pdf
Kilian Holzinger High Performance Online TCP Root Cause Analysis MA Simon Bauer, Paul Emmerich, Benedikt Jaeger 2019 Pdf
Fabian Helfert Load Generation for L4 Traffic Analysis MA Simon Bauer, Benedikt Jaeger 2019
Thomas Maier Exposing Insecure Configurations of Network Session and Permission Graphs MA Simon Bauer, Jonas Jelten, Dr. Holger Kinkelin 2018
Michael Eder Network Discovery Orchestration MA Jonas Jelten, Simon Bauer 2018
Patryk Brzoza Implementation of a Network Bandwidth Estimation Tool BA Simon Bauer, Benedikt Jaeger 2018
Leonhard Stemplinger TCP Flow Performance Root Cause Monitoring BA Simon Bauer, Benedikt Jaeger 2018
Hamza Zafar Amplification Attack Detection using Active Measurements MA Simon Bauer, Oliver Gasser, Stefan Metzger 2018 Pdf
Christian Hofbauer Investigating Passive Delay Measurement Techniques on Sampled Traffic BA Minoo Rouhi, Johannes Naab, Simon Bauer 2018 Pdf
Miguel Àngel Campos Gaviño Improving Bro’s performance with DPDK BA Simon Bauer, Jonas Jelten, Paul Emmerich 2018
Linus Michel SDN-CERT: Benchmarks of OpenFlow-Switches BA Daniel Raumer, Paul Emmerich, Simon Bauer 2017 Pdf
Manuel Ehler Decentralized Feature Processing on Resource-Constrained Devices for Network Anomaly Detection MA Marcel von Maltitz, Stefan Liebald, Simon Bauer, Dr. Holger Kinkelin 2017


2019-09-01 Paul Emmerich, Maximilian Pudelko, Simon Bauer, Stefan Huber, Thomas Zwickl, Georg Carle, “User Space Network Drivers,” in ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS 2019), Sep. 2019. [Pdf] [Bib]
2018-10-01 Simon Bauer, Daniel Raumer, Paul Emmerich, Georg Carle, “Intra-node Resource Isolation for SFC with SR-IOV,” in IEEE 7th International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet’18), Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2018. [Pdf] [Bib]
2018-07-01 Simon Bauer, Daniel Raumer, Paul Emmerich, Georg Carle, “Behind the scenes: what device benchmarks can tell us,” in The Applied Networking Research Workshop 2018 (ANRW ’18), Montreal, Canada, Jul. 2018. [Pdf] [Rawdata] [Bib]
2017-09-01 Daniel Raumer, Simon Bauer, Paul Emmerich, Georg Carle, “Performance Implications for Intra-node Placement of Network Function Chains,” in IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet’17), Prague, Czech Republic, Sep. 2017. [Pdf] [Bib]