Dr.-Ing. Dominic Hillenbrand received the B.S, M.S degrees in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern, in 2001 and 2004 respectively. Since 2005 he is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jörg Henkel (CES - Chair for Embedded Systems) at the KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - formerly Karlsruhe University (TH).

In 2007 Dominic stayed at the Networked & Embedded Systems Laboratory (NESL) at the University of California, Los Angeles (DFG-sponsored). In 2008/2009 he was at the Computer Laboratory in Cambridge, UK (EPSRC Grant).


  • low power design for sensor-actor networks
  • embedded systems
  • real-time operating systems