Dennis Pfisterer is a senior researcher and tenured lecturer at the University of Lübeck, Germany. His areas of expertise include networking, embedded systems, wireless sensor networks (WSN), Internet of Things (IoT), service-oriented architectures, semantic services, and peer-to-peer networks. He worked for the European Media Laboratory GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany on resource adaptive systems and is one of the founders of coalesenses, a company providing solutions for massively distributed systems with a focus on wireless sensor networks.
After receiving his degree in Telecommunications Engineering, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Braunschweig (Institute of Technology, Institute of Operating Systems and Computer Networks) and the University of Lübeck (Institute of Telematics) where he received his PhD in computer science.
He contributed to a number of research projects such as SmartSantander (EU FP7 Call 5 IP), SPITFIRE (EU FP7 Call 5 STREP), Real-World G-Lab (German, BMBF-funded), WISEBED (EU FP7 STREP), FRONTS (EU FP7 STREP), FleGSens, and SwarmNet (German, DFG-funded).