Steffen Bondorf
  Former Address   DISCO | Distributed Computer Systems Lab
Department of Computer Science
TU Kaiserslautern
PO box 3049, 67653 Kaiserslautern, Germany




  • Performance evaluation, Deterministic Network Calculus
  • Modeling and analysis of distributed systems
  • Real-time systems
  • Wireless sensor networks

News (This webpage is no longer maintained)

  • Oct 2019: I moved to Ruhr University Bochum where I am heading the 
                     Distributed and Networked Systems Group as a
                     tenure-track Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor).

  • Sep 2019: I am co-organizing the 5th Workshop on Network Calculus (WoNeCa-5).
  • Oct 2018 - Sep 2019 I will be working with Yuming Jiang at NTNU Trondheim, funded by an ERCIM Fellowship.
  • Nov 2018: Paper accepted at INFOCOM 2019!
  • Jun - Aug 2018: I will be visiting Jörg Liebeherr in the Dept. of ECE the University of Toronto.
  • Jun 2018: Meet me at ACM SIGMETRICS 2018.
  • Feb 2018: Meet me at MMB / WoNeCa-4.
  • Jan 2018: I am a TPC member of the 2018 International Workshop on Network Calculus at ITC30.
  • Dec 2017: Paper accepted at MMB 2018.
  • Nov 2017 - Apr 2018: I will be working with Haifeng Yu in the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore.
  • June 2017: Our SIGMETRICS paper is now available in ACM POMACS.
  • Apr 2017: Paper accepted at ACM SIGMETRICS 2017!
  • Jan 2017: Paper accepted at IEEE ICC 2017's Symposium on Communications QoS, Reliability and Modeling (CQRM).
  • Nov 2016: Paper accepted at INFOCOM 2017!

Research Projects

Selected Publications [Disco Library] [Google Scholar] [DBLP]

DeepTMA: Predicting Effective Contention Models for Network Calculus using Graph Neural Networks (Fabien Geyer and Steffen Bondorf), In Proc. of the 38th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2019), April 2019. (acceptance rate 19.7%) [bibtex] [pdf]

Quality and Cost of Deterministic Network Calculus – Design and Evaluation of an Accurate and Fast Analysis (Steffen Bondorf, Paul Nikolaus and Jens B. Schmitt)In Proc. of the ACM SIGMETRICS International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS 2017), June 2017. (acceptance rate 14.3%) [bibtex] [pdf]

Generalized Finitary Real-Time Calculus (Kai Lampka, Steffen Bondorf, Jens B. Schmitt, Nan Guan and Wang Yi), In Proc. of the 36th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2017), May 2017. (acceptance rate 21%) [bibtex] [pdf]

Boosting Sensor Network Calculus by Thoroughly Bounding Cross-Traffic (Steffen Bondorf and Jens B. Schmitt), In Proc. of the 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2015), April 2015. (acceptance rate 19%) [bibtex] [pdf]

The DiscoDNC v2 – A Comprehensive Tool for Deterministic Network Calculus  (Steffen Bondorf and Jens B. Schmitt), In Proc. of the 8th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2014) , December 2014. [bibtex] [pdf]


I was a Docent in the Dept. of Computer Science at TUK where I taught the Worst-Case Analysis of Distributed Systems lecture ([89-4256] INF-42-56-V7).
The winter 2016/17 lecture material can be found here (accessible only within the TUK university network).

Supervising tutor (TA) during the following courses

  • Seminar: Distributed Computer Systems SS16
  • Project: PEDS WS14/15
  • Seminar: Software-Defined Networking WS14/15
  • Seminar: Mobile Computing WS13/14, WS11/12
  • Seminar: Distributed and Networked Systems SS14, SS11, SS10

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