Simon Bauer, M.Sc.

Research Associate
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Postal address

  • Institut für Informatik der
  • Technischen Universität München
  • Lehrstuhl I8
  • Boltzmannstr. 3
  • 85748 Garching bei München - Germany


Consultation hours

By arrangement


  • Network monitoring and traffic classification
    - How to detect anomalies in networks?
    - How to build reliable, scalable, and efficient solutions?
    - State of the art technologies, protocols and algorithms
  • Automated network management and error mitigation
    - How to use results of network and traffic analysis to support network operation?
    - Approaches to automatically manage and maintain networks


  • Since 2018: Seminar IITM and FI (advisor)

Supervised Theses


Title Type Advisors Year Links
Passive Privacy-Preserving Amplification Attack Detection at Scale MA, IDP, Hiwi Oliver Gasser, Simon Bauer, Stefan Metzger 2018 Pdf
Amplification Attack Detection using Active Measurements MA, IDP, Hiwi Oliver Gasser, Simon Bauer, Stefan Metzger 2018 Pdf

In progress

Student Title Type Advisors Year Links
Thomas Maier Exposing Insecure Configurations of Network Session and Permission Graphs MA Simon Bauer, Jonas Jelten, Dr. Holger Kinkelin 2018
Christian Hofbauer Investigating Passive Delay Measurement Techniques on Sampled Traffic BA Minoo Rouhi, Johannes Naab, Simon Bauer 2018 Pdf
Manuel Ehler Distributed Self-Learning Detection of Advanced Persistent Threats MA Marcel von Maltitz, Stefan Liebald, Simon Bauer, Dr. Holger Kinkelin 2017 Pdf


Author Title Type Advisors Year Links
Miguel Àngel Campos Gaviño Improving Bro’s performance with DPDK BA Simon Bauer, Jonas Jelten, Paul Emmerich 2018
Linus Michel SDN-CERT: Benchmarks of OpenFlow-Switches BA Daniel Raumer, Paul Emmerich, Simon Bauer 2017 Pdf


2018-07-01 Simon Bauer, Daniel Raumer, Paul Emmerich, Georg Carle, “Behind the scenes: what device benchmarks can tell us,” in The Applied Networking Research Workshop 2018 (ANRW ’18), Montreal, Canada, Jul. 2018. accepted for publication [Pdf] [Rawdata] [Bib]
2017-09-01 Daniel Raumer, Simon Bauer, Paul Emmerich, Georg Carle, “Performance Implications for Intra-node Placement of Network Function Chains,” in IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet’17), Prague, Czech Republic, Sep. 2017. [Pdf] [Bib]