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Chair of Communication and Distributed Systems (COMSYS),
RWTH Aachen University
The Chair of Communication and Distributed Systems (COMSYS, Computer Science 4) at RWTH Aachen University, headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Wehrle, conducts research in the fields of network architectures, cyber-physical systems, system security and privacy, as well as the methodological analysis of distributed systems. With over 15 doctoral and two post-doctoral students, it is one of the largest computer science chairs at RWTH. Several "best paper" awards and regular project funding by DFG and BMBF, as well as an ERC Consolidator Grant to Prof. Wehrle in 2015 underline the chair's position among Germany's leading research institutions in its areas. The chair's teaching activities include very popular seminars, labs and lectures on networks and communication architectures and over 40 advised theses per year.