Martin Reisslein


Curriculum Vitae


Martin Reisslein is a professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. He received the Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree from the Fachhochschule Dieburg, Germany, in 1994, and the M.S.E. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, in 1996. Both in electrical engineering. He received his doctorate in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. During the academic year 1994-5, he visited the University of Pennsylvania as a Fulbright scholar. From July 1998 through October 2000, he was a scientist with the German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD Fraunhofer FOKUS), Berlin and lecturer at the Technical University Berlin.  From October 2000 through 2005, he was an assistant professor and from 2005 through 2011 he was an associate professor at ASU.

Reisslein has published more than 175 journal articles and 65 conference papers in the areas of software defined networking, multimedia networking over wired and wireless network, video traffic characterization, optical networking and engineering education. His Google Scholar h-index is 53, and his ISI Web of Science h-index is 36. He received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award in 2002. He served as editor-in-chief of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials from January 2003 through February 2007, and currently serves as associate editor-in-chief for this journal. He currently chairs the steering committee of the IEEE Transaction on Multimedia. He served as Associate Editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (2009-2013), and currently serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Access, Computer Networks (Elsevier), Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier), and the IEEE Transactions on Education. He has served on the Technical Program Committees of IEEE Infocom, IEEE Globecom, and IEEE ICC. He is a fellow of the IEEE (Class of 2014) and a senior member of the ACM. He received a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and visited the Technical University Munich, Germany, in 2015. In 2016, he received the DRESDEN Senior Fellowship to visit the Technical University Dresden, Germany.  


  • Ph.D. Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania 1998
  • M.S.E. Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania 1996
  • Dipl. -Ing (FH) Electrical Engineering, Fachhochshule Dieburg, Germany 1994