Welcome to my HomePage. My name is Károly Farkas. I have been working in full time as an associate professor at the Department of Networked Systems and Services (Hálózati Rendszerek és Szolgáltatások Tanszék, HIT), Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem, BME).

Contact Information

Full Time Position
 Associate Professor
Postal Address
Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

Department of Networked Systems and Services (HIT)

Office I.B. 119

Magyar tudósok körútja 2.

H-1117, Budapest

 +36 1 463-2830 / +36 1 463-3263


  CASPer 2015 workshop

  BME NetSkills Challenge 2014

  IEEE PerCom 2014 conference

  CROWDSENSING 2014 workshop

Short CV

 Ph.D. in Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007.

 Second degree in Bank Information Technology, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary, 1999.

 M.Sc. in Computer Science, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary, 1998.

Educational Background
 2001 - 2006 Ph.D. student and research assistant at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)

Department: Information Technology an Electrical Engineering (D-ITET)

Institute: Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory (TIK)
 1998 - 2001 Ph.D. student at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME, formerly Technical University of Budapest), Hungary

Faculty: Electrical Engineering and Informatics,

Department: Telecommunications and Telematics
 1998 - 1999 Postgraduate student in Bank Information Technology at Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
 1993 - 1998 Undergraduate student, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary

Scientific Activity
 2015 TPC co-chair of CASPer 2015 workshop
 2014 General co-chair of IEEE PerCom 2014 conference

TPC co-chair of CROWDSENSING 2014 workshop
 2013 General chair of IEEE MUCS 2013 workshop
 2011 General co-chair of ICST Mobisec 2011 conference
 2008 General chair of ICST COMNETS 2008 workshop

Workshop chair of ICST WICON 2008 conference

Guest editor of Springer Mobile Networks and Applications journal, Special Issue on Wireless Mesh Networks
 2007 TPC co-chair of ICST WICON 2007 conference
 2007 - IEEE membership
 2000 - 2006 IEEE student membership
 2000 - 2001 HTE (Hírközlési és Informatikai Tudományos Egyesület: national Scientific Association of Infocommunications) membership
 1999 Jury member of Europrix’99 MultiMediaArt Contest, Salzburg, Austria

Technical Experience
 2007. - Co-operation in R&D projects with Hungarian companies (e.g., Hungarian Telecom, IBM Hungary, Microsoft Hungary, Intel Hungary, Albacomp)
 Jan., 2007. - Sept., 2007. Participation in a development project, called Digital City - Győr, sponsored by the Hungarian Government

Goals: Develop and build a wireless community network in Győr, a Hungarian city
 2001. - 2006. Participation in EU R&D projects (e.g., E-Next)
 Jan., 2003. - Dec., 2005. Webmaster of CSG research group
 Aug., 2004. - 2005. Joint research project with Technical University Braunschweig

Topic: Multiplayer game support in mobile ad hoc networks

Goal: Investigate the topic, implement a testbed and publish the research results
 Jan. - Dec., 2003. Joint research project with NTT DoCoMo EuroLab, Munich

Topic: Context-aware handover using Active Networking technology

Goal: Implement a prototype context-aware handover service in a testbed, evaluate it and publish the results
 May - Oct., 2000. Project work at Telia Research AB, Farsta, Sweden

Subject: IP Traffic Engineering in MPLS Networks using OMP Technique

Goal: Implement and investigate OMP technique in OPNET simulation environment
 Jan. - June, 1998. Diploma Thesis work at Telia Research AB, Farsta, Sweden

Subject: SIGNE Rule-Base Subsystem for Multimedia TeleServices


Up to date list of publications in MTMT

Research Interest

Pervasive Communications, Mobile and Wireless Communications, Network Security

Teaching Activities

Administrating Computer Networks I. and II.

Administrating Security in Computer Networks

IPv6-based Computer Networks

Network Architectures and Systems course

 Operating Systems 1, Operating Systems 2

 Computer Networks 1, Computer Networks 2, Computer Networks course

 PPS-Internet Praktikum

 Distributed Systems

 Internet Security Praktikum

 Web Praktikum



 Playing saxophone



 Cocktail mixing

Disclaimer: This page is not an official BME homepage
2001-2014 by K. Farkas