Hans van den Berg
The Arne Jensen Lifetime Award has been created in memory of Arne Jensen, Founder of the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) and Chair of the International Advisory Council (IAC) from its inception in 1955 until 1991. The Award is presented at ITCs to an individual who has provided exceptional contribution to traffic modeling, control and performance, and dedication to the teletraffic community.
The International Advisory Council (IAC) of the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Arne Jensen Lifetime Award is Prof. Dr. Hans van den Berg for his huge contribution to teletraffic research and exceptional dedication to the ITC organization and community.
Prof. dr. Hans van den Berg has more than 25 years of experience in ICT research and innovation. His main contributions are in the field of design and performance optimization of (mobile) communication networks and services. He has been active in many national and European research projects and platforms (FP3-FP7, COST, ITEA) and acted as coordinator of the FP7 project SOCRATES (2008-2011) on self-organisation in mobile networks. He is co-founder and vice-chair of the recently started COST Action IC1304 “Autonomous Control for a Reliable Internet of Services” (COST ACROSS, 2013-2017). He is co-founder of the national ICT Innovation Platform on critical ICT infrastructures (‘Vitale ICT’).
Hans van den Berg was member of the Steering Committee of the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC), and has been active as TPC member of numerous international conferences. He is editor of Elsevier International Journal of Electronics and Communications. He has published more than 130 refereed papers in international journals and conference proceedings, and is co-editor of three books. Since July 2005, Hans van den Berg is Principal Scientist (Performance of Networks & Systems) at TNO and holds a part-time position as full professor within the reserach group Design and Analysis of Communication Systems at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Twente.