Dr. Christian Esteve Rothenberg is an Assistant Professor at University of Campinas (UNICAMP), where he received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, he worked as Senior Research Scientist in the areas of IP systems and networking at Fundação Centro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento (CPqD), Campinas, Brazil..
Christian has been an OpenFlow® enthusiast since late 2008, when he worked with protocol version 0.8.9 to proof the concept of data center forwarding based on probabilistic data structures as part of his PhD thesis. These days, he devotes his efforts to bridge the gap between academia and industry, contributing to operational deployments of OpenFlow/RouteFlow and value-added SDN use cases in the Brazilian network technologies ecosystem.
Christian received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. He also holds the Telecommunication Engineering degree from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, and the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the Darmstadt University of Technology (TUD), Germany. Christian has two US patents and over 50 scientific publications, including book chapters, journals, and top-tier networking conferences such as SIGCOMM and INFOCOM.