Dr. Eng. Marius Corici is the deputy director of the Software-based Networks (NGNI) business unit of Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute, formerly known as Next Generation Network Infrastructures. He received his Diploma-Engineer degree at the Politehnica University of Bucharest on Nomadic Satellite-Based VoIP Infrastructure in 2005 and his Doctoral Degree in 2013 on Self-Adaptable IP Control in Carrier Grade Mobile Operator Networks. His research work includes multiple patent applications submitted in the area of IP network architectures and multiple publications in the area of NGN and Mobile Broadband Networks in collaboration with various industry partners. Currently he is leading the activities related to network infrastructure developments and the Open5GCore toolkit development, acting as a research pathfinder for the evolution towards vertical sectors, the local network deployments and customization of massive core networks, as well as the design and specification of novel 5G features and technology readiness assessments. Furthermore, Marius Corici is presenting the lectures on 5G for the Technische Universität Berlin.
Marius’s research topics include: mobility management, access control and QoS management for 5G, EPC and IMS network infrastructures, access network discovery and selection, edge network architectures and service customization to heterogeneous wireless environments, security and privacy in mobile networks, network functions virtualization and software defined networks, cognitive dynamic network management and graceful satellite network integration.