Erfan Mozaffariahrar

Telefon +49 7071 29-70508
Telefax +49 7071 29-5220
Raum B304

Lehrstuhl für Kommunikationsnetze

Universität Tübingen

Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut für Informatik

Sand 13, 72076 Tübingen


I'm a researcher and PhD student at the Chair of Communication Networks at the University of Tübingen/Germany.
Previously, I studied computer science at Bu-Ali Sina University/Iran and received my Bachelor's degree in 2013. Afterward, I graduated with a Master's degree in Information Technology in 2016.

2020 - Now
PhD Student & Research Assistant

Research assistant at the Department of Computer Science, Chair of Communication Networks, University of Tübingen

2013 - 2016
M.Sc. Computer Engineering

Graduated at Bu-Ali Sina University

2009 - 2013
B.Sc. Computer Engineering

Graduated at Bu-Ali Sina University

Research Interests

My current research areas include:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless Sensor Networks



Summer Term 2021

  • Team Project
  • Network Softwarization (Lecturing selected chapter)

Winter Term 2021/22

  • Team Project

Summer Term 2022

  • Team Project
  • Communication Technologies (Lecturing selected chapter)

Winter Term 2022/23

  • Team Project

Summer Term 2023

  • Team Project

Professional Activities


Reviewer for the following international journals, magazines, conferences, and workshops:

  • International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling (RNDM 2023)
  • International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN 2023)
  • International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 2022)
  • Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2021)
  • IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2021) 
  • IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2021)



  1. Erfan Mozaffariahrar, Fabrice Theoleyre, Michael Menth: A Survey of Wi-Fi 6: Technologies, Advances, and Challenges, in Future Internet, Special Issue on 5G Wireless Communication Networks, vol. 14, no. 10, Oct. 2022, MDPI
  2. Erfan Mozaffariahrar, Mohammad Nassiri: T2AS: Topology/Traffic Aware Scheduling to Optimize the End-to-end Delay in IEEE802.154e-TSCH Networks”, in Tabriz Journal of Electrical Engineering, 2021
  3. Erfan Mozaffariahrar, Mohammad Nassiri, Fabrice Theoleyre: Multipath aware scheduling for high reliability and fault tolerance in low power industrial networks, in Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), September 2019


  1. Erfan Mozaffariahrar, Michael Menth, Stefano Avallone: Implementation and Evaluation of IEEE 802.11ax Target Wake Time Feature in ns-3, submitted to Workshop on ns-3, 2024
  2. Erfan Mozaffariahrar, Mohammad Nassiri, Vahid Azhari, Farhad Dalirani: A Topology Aware Centralized Scheduling in 802.15.4e Wireless Sensor Networks, in 7th Information and Knowledge Technology conference, 2015


  1. A reliable and delay bounded MAC mechanism for 802.15.4e wireless sensor networks with convergecast traffic, Master's Thesis, Bu-Ali Sina University, 2016
  2. HPC Clustering for Engineering Usage, Bachelor's Thesis, Bu-Ali Sina University, 2013