Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Festag

Business Start-Up Mentor of the Faculty

Room: B102
Subject Area: Vehicle safety and Car2X communication
Faculty: Fakultät E


  • Car-2-X and Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Communication-based vehicle safety and vehicle automation
  • Protocol design and performance evaluation of communication systems


  • Since 2018 at THI
  • 03/2013 - 06/2016: Research Group Manager, Technische Universität Dresden, Vodafone Stiftungslehrstuhl für Mobile Nachrichtensysteme
  • 09/2003 - 02/2013: Chief Researcher, NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg
  • 12/1996 - 12/2001: Research Assistant, Technische Universität Berlin
  • PhD, Technische Universität Berlin
  • Study Electrical Engineering (Focus Communications engineering and Communication networks), Technische Universität Berlin


  • „End-to-End Performance Measurements of Drone Communications in 5G Cellular Networks”, A. Festag et al., IEEE Conference on Vehicular Technology (VTC2021-Fall), 2021
  • „A Survey on Decentralized Cooperative Maneuver Coordination for Connected and Automated Vehicles”, D. Maksimovski, A. Festag, C. Facchi, International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS), 2021
  • „Design and Performance of Congestion-Aware Collective Perception“, Q. Delooz, R. Riebl, A.  Festag, A. Vinel, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2020
  • „Mode Switching Performance in Cellular-V2X”, A. Hegde, A. Festag, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2020
  • „Evaluation of Congestion-Enabled Forwarding With Mixed Data Traffic in Vehicular Communications”, S. Kühlmorgen, H. Lu, A. Festag, J. Kenney, S. Gemsheim, G. Fettweis, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 21 (1), 233-247

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Awards and memberships

  • Memebr of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)