Dr. Anna Förster

Dr. Anna Förster has received her PhD from the University of Lugano in Switzerland and her Masters degree from the Free University in Berlin, Germany. Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Lugano in Switzerland. She has been working on various topics in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, before concentrating on communication, implementation and deployment issues of wireless sensor networks. She is the author of FROMS and Clique, two flexible and thoroughly evaluated data dissemination protocols for WSNs, implemented also on real hardware. Currently she is interested in broadening the existing applications of machine learning to non-communication related problems in WSNs and to various problems in vehicular networking, delay-tolerant networking and the interplanetary internet.