Michael Scharf

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Dr. Michael Scharf is a professor for communication networks at the University of Applied Sciences in Esslingen (Germany). Prior to moving to academia in 2018, he was as Product Line Manager in Nokia and he was responsible for a network management and software-defined networking solution, in particular for IP/optical integration. Earlier he was a research engineer in Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs with projects on cloud computing, network management, and Internet transport protocols. Michael chairs the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions (TCPM) working group since 2011.

RFCs

rfc6077 Feb 2011 Open Research Issues in Internet Congestion Control
rfc6897 Mar 2013 Multipath TCP (MPTCP) Application Interface Considerations
rfc7286 Nov 2014 Application-Layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO) Server Discovery
rfc7971 Oct 2016 Application-Layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO) Deployment Considerations