Martin Reisslein
Dept. of Electrical Engineering 






Teaching and 
Student Mentoring


Professional Services 

Curriculum Vitae 





Martin Reisslein


Martin Reisslein is a Professor in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe. He received the Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree from the Fachhochschule Dieburg, Germany, in 1994, and the M.S.E. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, in 1996. Both in electrical engineering. He received his Ph.D. in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. During the academic year 1994-1995 he visited the University of Pennsylvania as a Fulbright scholar. From July 1998 through October 2000 he was a scientist with the German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD Fraunhofer FOKUS), Berlin and lecturer at the Technical University Berlin.  From October 2000 through 2005 he was an Assistant Professor and from 2005 through 2011 he was an Associate Professor at ASU.

Martin Reisslein has published over 160 journal articles and over 60 conference papers in the areas of software defined networking, multimedia networking over wired and wireless network, video traffic characterization, optical networking, and engineering education. His Google Scholar h-index is 50, and his ISI Web of Science h-index is 34. He received the NSF Career Award in 2002. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials from January 2003 through February 2007, and serves currently as Associate EiC for this journal. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier) since 2018. He chairs the steering committee of the IEEE Transaction on Multimedia from 2017 to 2019. He served as Associate Editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (2009-2013), and currently serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Computer Networks (Elsevier), and the IEEE Transactions on Education. He has served on the Technical Program Committees of IEEE Infocom, IEEE Globecom, and IEEE ICC. He is a Fellow of the IEEE (Class of 2014) and a Senior Member of the ACM. He received a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and visited the Technical University Munich, Germany, in 2015. In 2016 and in 2019, he received the DRESDEN Senior Fellowship to visit the Technical University Dresden, Germany.  



Copyright and Trademark Statement

Send questions or comments to