Stefan Senk

Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Senk

PhD Researcher
Stefan Senk is a Ph.D. student at “Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks” at TU Dresden. He is working on the 5G Campus project whose goal is to develop 5G networks for industry partners. This allows to create new, innovative applications for human-robots-cooperation (cobots), for small startups or established companies. 5G communication technology is needed in order to fulfill the requirements, e.g. ultra low latency. Software defined networks, mobile edge computing and network slicing are some of the enabling technologies.

His main research interest is Time-sensitive Networking (TSN) and the integration of 5G as virtual TSN bridge.

He was born in Berlin, Germany and studied at the Technische Universität Dresden where he received his degree “Diplom-Ingenieur” (Dipl.-Ing.) in electrical engineering in July 2019. He has worked as a student helper for 3 years at Cloud & Heat Technologies GmbH, a startup company in Dresden working on the topic of sustainable green distributed cloud data centers.


Phone: +49 351 463-40777
Address: BAR I/20

Research Interests

  • 5G Campus solutions (alias non-public networks)
  • Time-Sensitive Networking:
    • accurate time synchronization
    • scheduling and traffic shaping
    • reliability enhancements
  • high precision measurements



Please find open topics here: Open Topics.

  • Diploma thesis – Tobias Scheinert: “Intelligent Optimization using AI for Emerging Time-Sensitive Applications”
  • Student thesis – Yankai Su: “Design and Analysis of a Test Bed for IETF Network Slicing”
  • Student thesis – Mingxuan Liu: “Studying the Asynchronous Traffic Shaper with OMNeT++”
  • Student thesis – Kunru Zou: “Time-Sensitive Networking Extensions for Future Industrial 5G Systems”
  • Oberseminar – Yankai Su: “Security Aspects of 5G Network Slicing”
  • Oberseminar – Abraham Payasian: “Reliability Enhancements for 5G-Time-Sensitive Networking”
  • Hauptseminar SS2021: “Build your own Video Chat”
  • Oberseminar – Wenhao Ma: “TSN: Asynchronous Traffic Shaper”
  • Supervisor for student helpers (3)




  • European Wireless 2022



Senk, Stefan; Nazari, Hosein K.; Liu, How-Hang; Nguyen, Giang T.; Fitzek, Frank H. P.

Open-Source Testbeds for Integrating Time-Sensitive Networking with 5G and beyond Inproceedings

In: CCNC 2023 WKSHPS: 3rd International Workshop on Communication and Networking for Swarms Robotics (ROBOCOM'23) (ROBOCOM 2023), Las Vegas, USA, 2023.

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Senk, Stefan; Ulbricht, Marian; Acevedo, Javier; Nguyen, Giang T.; Seeling, Patrick; Fitzek, Frank H. P.

Flexible Measurement Testbed for Evaluating Time-Sensitive Networking in Industrial Automation Applications Inproceedings

In: 2022 IEEE 8th International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft) (NetSoft 2022), Milan, Italy, 2022.

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Senk, Stefan; Ulbricht, Marian; Tsokalo, Ievgenii A.; Rischke, Justus; Li, Shu-Chen; Speidel, Stefanie; Nguyen, Giang T.; Seeling, Patrick; Fitzek, Frank H. P.

Healing Hands: The Tactile Internet in Future Tele-Healthcare Journal Article

In: Sensors, vol. 22, no. 4, 2022, ISSN: 1424-8220.

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Ulbricht, Marian; Senk, Stefan; Nazari, Hosein K.; Liu, How-Hang; Reisslein, Martin; Nguyen, Giang T.; Fitzek, Frank H. P.

TSN-FlexTest: Flexible TSN Measurement Testbed (Extended Version) Journal Article

In: 2022, (arXiv pre-print).

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Senk, Stefan; Itting, Sebastian A. W.; Gabriel, Jennifer; Lehmann, Christopher; Höschele, Thomas; Fitzek, Frank H. P.; Reisslein, Martin

5G NSA and SA Campus Network Testbeds for Evaluating Industrial Automation Inproceedings

In: European Wireless 2021, 2021.