Dr. Mirja Kühlewind

Master Researcher at Ericsson Research, Herzogenrath, Germany

Chair of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) in the IETF

mirja.kuehlewind at ericsson.com

Conferences and Workshops


P. Bruhn, M. Kühlewind, M. Muehleisen: Performance and Improvements of TCP CUBIC in Low-Delay Cellular Networks
IFIP) Networking 2022 Conference, Juna 13-16, 2022, Catania, Italy


M. Kühlewind, M. Carlander-Reuterfelt, M. Ihlar, M. Westerlund: Evaluation of QUIC-based MASQUE Proxying
3rd Workshop on the Evolution, Performance and Interoperability of QUIC co-located with the 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies, December 7, 2021, Munich, Germany (Virtual Conference)

Z. Krämer, M. Kühlewind, M. Ihlar, A. Mihály: Cooperative Performance Enhancement Using QUIC Tunneling in 5G Cellular Networks
ACM/IRTF Applied Networking Research Workshop 2021 (ANRW’21), July 26-30, 2021 (online)


M. Kühlewind, S. Ferlin, M. Ihlar: Privacy-preserving Explicit Network Support
Open Day for Privacy, Usability, and Transparency (PUT 2019) co-located with the 19th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, July 15, 2019, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden


P. De Vaere, T. Bühler, M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: Three Bits Suffice: Explicit Support for Passive Measurement of Internet Latency in QUIC and TCP. Inproceedings of Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2018, 2018. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind, M. Walter, I. R. Learmonth, B. Trammell: Tracing Internet Path Transparency Inproceedings of Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA 2018), 2018. [PDF]

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: Revisiting the Privacy Implications of Two-Way Internet Latency Data. Inproceedings of Passive and Active Measurement (PAM) conference, 2018. [PDF]


M. Kühlewind, T. Bühler, B. Trammell, R. Müntener, S. Neuhaus, G. Fairhurst A Path Layer for the Internet: Enabling Network Operations on Encrypted Protocols. IEEE International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2017.

V. Bajpai, M. Kühlewind, J. Ott, J. Schönwälder, A. Sperotto, B. Trammell Challenges with Reproducibility Inproceedings Forthcoming. ACM SIGCOMM 2017 Reproducibility Workshop, August 2017. [PDF]

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind, P. De Vaere, I. R. Learmonth, G. Fairhurst Tracking transport-layer evolution with PATHspider Inproceedings Forthcoming. ACM, IRTF & ISOC Applied Network Research Workshop (ANRW'17), Prague, July, 2017. [PDF]

K. Edeline, M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell, B. Donnet copycat: Testing Differential Treatment of New Transport Protocols in the Wild. ACM, IRTF & ISOC Applied Network Research Workshop (ANRW'17), Prague, July, 2017. [PDF]

G. Fauirhurst, M. Kühlewind, D. R. Lopez Measurement-based Protocol Design. European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC'2017), Oulu, June, 2017. [PDF]

B. Trammell, C. Perkins, M. Kühlewind Post Sockets: Towards an Evolvable Network Transport Interface. IEEE and IFIP Networking Workshop on Future of Internet Transport (FIT 2017), Stockholm, June, 2017. [PDF]

Y. Cui, T. Li, C. Liu, X. Wang, X., M. Kühlewind Innovating Transport with QUIC: Design Approaches and Research Challenges. IEEE Internet Computing, 21 (2), pp. 72-76, January, 2017. ISSN: 1089-7801. (Journal) [PDF]


I. R. Learmonth, B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind and G. Fairhurst PATHspider: A tool for active measurement of path transparency. Applied Network Research Workshop (ANRW16), Berlin, July 2016. [PDF]

M. Bednarek, G. Barrenetxea Kobas, M. Kühlewind and B. Trammell Multipath bonding at Layer 3. Applied Network Research Workshop (ANRW16), Berlin, July 2016. [PDF]


B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind, E. Gubser and J. Hildebrand A New Transport Encapsulation for Middlebox Cooperation. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking, Tokyo, Japan, October 2015. [PDF]

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: Observing Internet Path Transparency to Support Protocol Engineering.Proceedings of the first IRTF/ISOC Workshop on Research and Applications of Internet Measurements (RAIM), Yokohama, Japan, October 2015.[PDF]

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind, D. Boppart, I. Learmonth, G. Fairhurst, and R. Scheffenegger: Enabling Internet-Wide Deployment of Explicit Congestion Notification. Proceedings of the 2015 Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), New York, USA, March 2015.[PDF]


M. Kühlewind, D. Wagner, J. M. Reyes Espinosa, B. Briscoe: Using Data Center TCP (DCTCP) in the Internet. Proceedings of 3rd IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Telecommunications Standards: From Research to Standards (TCS), Austin, TX, USA, Dec 2014. [PDF]

J. Schwardmann, D. Wagner, M. Kühlewind: Evaluation of ARED, CoDel, and PIE. Proceedings of the 20th Open European Summer School and IFIP TC6.6 Workshop (EUNICE 2014), Rennes, September 2014, pp. 1-7. [PDF]

T. Werthmann, M. Kaschub, M. Kühlewind, S. Scholz, D. Wagner: A Network Simulation Tool Supporting Integration of Arbitrary Kernels and Applications. 7th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SimuTools), Lisbon, Portugal, March 2014. [PDF]


M. Kühlewind: Adaptive and Scalable Congestion Control wanted! ISOC Workshop on Reducing Internet Latency, London, September 2013.

M. Kühlewind, S. Neuner, B. Trammell: On the state of ECN and TCP Options on the Internet. Proceedings of the 14th Passive and Active Measurement conference (PAM), Hong Kong, March 2013. [PDF]


M. Kühlewind, R. Scheffenegger: Design and Evaluation of Schemes for More Accurate ECN Feedback. IEEE ICC'12 Workshop on Telecommunications: from Research to Standards, Ottawa, June 2012. [PDF]

R. G. Usach, M. Kühlewind: Implementation and Evaluation of Coupled Congestion Control for Multipath TCP. Proceedings of the 18th EUNICE Conference on Information and Communications Technologies, Budapest, August 2012, pp. 173-182. [PDF]


M. Kühlewind, S. Fisches: Evaluation of Different Decrease Schemes for LEDBAT Congestion Control. Proceedings of the 17th EUNICE 2011 Workshop on "Energy-Aware Communications", Dresden, September 2011, pp. 108-119. [PDF]


M. Kühlewind, B. Briscoe: Chirping for Congestion Control - Implementation Feasibility. PFLDNeT 2010, Lancaster, November 2010. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind, M. Scharf: Implementation and Performance Evaluation of the re-ECN Protocol. 3rd Workshop on Economic Traffic Management (ETM 2010), Amsterdam, September 2010, pp. 39-50. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind, M. Scharf, W. Lautenschläger: Congestion-based Accounting with re-ECN. 5. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Future Internet", Stuttgart, June 2010. [PDF]

Technical Reports

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell, T. Bühler, G. Fairhurst, V. Gurbani: Challenges in Network Management of Encrypted Traffic Technical Report. cs.NI, (arXiv:1810.09272 ), 2018, (ETH TIK Technical Report 369). [PDF]

K. Edeline, M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell, E. Aben, B. Donnet: Using UDP for Internet Transport Evolution.ETH TIK Techreport, Zurich, December 2016. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind: TCP SIAD: Congestion Control supporting High Speed and Low Latency. ETH TIK Techreport 337, Zurich, December 2016. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind: Scalable Increase Adaptive Decrease: Congestion Control supporting Low Latency and High Speed. Dissertation, Universität Stuttgart, Informatik, Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, 2016. [PDF]

M. Barisch, S. Berg, A. Brodt, L. Geiger, T. Gerpott, A. Gutscher, C. Hubig, M. Kühlewind, P.J. Kühn, O. Siemoneit: Aspekte der Abrechenbarkeit und Bepreisung kontextbezogener Systeme. Report, SFB 627 Bericht Nr. 2010/03, Stuttgart, February 2010. [PDF]

Invited Talks, Presentations, and Panel Discussion

M. Kühlewind: Side event on "The Open Internet for Inclusive and Human-Centered Digital Partnerships"
AU-EU summit, February 17, 2022

M. Kühlewind: Update on the IETF Status of QUIC and MSAQUE
GSMA SG online meeting, April 2020.

M. Kühlewind: Path Transparency What is it, and why should we care?
9th TMA PhD School, Paris, June 2019.

M. Kühlewind: State of ECN and improving congestion feedback with AccECN in Linux. Presentation at NetDev Conference 2.2, Seoul, Nov 2017.

M. Kühlewind: QUIC und HTTP/2 - neue Internet Protokolle Presentation.Invited Talk at IT Monitoring Konferenz, Zürich, September 2017.[PDF]

M. Kühlewind: Measurement and Architecture in a Middleboxed Internet CIV - Colloquia de Informatica et de Vita, University of Wuerzburg, Nov 2016.

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: What if we'd designed measurement as a first-order service? Presentation RIPE 72, Copenhagen, Denmark, 24.05.2016. [PDF]

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: On Explicit In-Band Measurement Presentation. Cisco – Ecole Polytechnique Networking Innovation and Research Symposium, Paris, France, 08.03.2016.[PDF]

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell, J. Hildebrand: A Vision for Explicit Path-Cooperative Transport Presentation. Conference on Innovations in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN 2016), Paris, France, 01.03.2016.[PDF]

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: Middlebox Measurement and Cooperation Presentation. CleanSky Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, 29.02.2016. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind: Coordinating an ICT project Presentation. EU Research ICT Applicant's Training, Bern, Switzerland, 25.02.2016. [PDF]

T. Werthmann, M. Kühlewind, M. Kaschub, S. Scholz, D. Wagner: IKR SibLib-QEMU: TCP Simulations Integrating Virtual Machines. Presentation at ICCRG research group, 87. IETF, Berlin, July 2013. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind: Model-based Measurements of Network Loss. ITG 5.2.1 Fachgruppentreffen, Würzburg, June 2013. [PDF]

M. Kühlewind: The re-ECN Protocol. ITG Fachgruppen 5.2.3 "Next Generation Networks", Eschborn, April 2010. [PDF]



RFC9075 - Jari Arkko , Stephen Farrell, Mirja Kühlewind, Colin Perkins: Report from the IAB COVID-19 Network Impacts Workshop 2020 Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), 2021.

RFC8546 - B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: The Wire Image of a Network Protocol Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), 2019.

RFC 8095 - G. Fairhurst, B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind,: Services provided by IETF transport protocols and congestion control mechanisms. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), 2017.

RFC 7786 - M. Kühlewind, R. Scheffenegger: TCP Modifications for Congestion Exposure (ConEx). Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), May 2016.

RFC7837 - S. Krishnan, M. Kühlewind, B. Briscoe, C. Ralli: IPv6 Destination Option for Congestion Exposure (ConEx). Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), May 2016.

RFC 7560 - M. Kühlewind, R. Scheffenegger, B. Briscoe: Problem Statement and Requirements for Increased Accuracy in Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) Feedback. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), August 2015.

RFC 7663 - B. Trammell, M. Kuehlewind: Report from the IAB Workshop on Stack Evolution in a Middlebox Internet (SEMI). IAB, October 2015.

RFC 6817 - S. Shalunov, G. Hazel, J. Iyengar, M. Kühlewind: Low Extra Delay Background Transport (LEDBAT). Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), 19. December 2012.

Internet-Drafts (outdated/incomplete - please see IETF datatracker)

Yanmei Liu , Yunfei Ma , Quentin De Coninck , Olivier Bonaventure , Christian Huitema , Mirja Kühlewind: Multipath Extension for QUIC: draft-ietf-quic-multipath-01. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2022.

Tommy Pauly , David Schinazi , Alex Chernyakhovsky , Mirja Kühlewind , Magnus Westerlund: IP Proxying Support for HTTP: draft-ietf-masque-connect-ip-01. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2022.

Jari Arkko , Ted Hardie , Tommy Pauly, Mirja Kühlewind: Considerations on Application - Network Collaboration Using Path Signals: draft-iab-path-signals-collaboration-00. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2022.

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: Applicability of the QUIC Transport Protocol: draft-ietf-quic-manageability-01. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Oct 2017.

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: Manageability of the QUIC Transport Protocol: draft-ietf-quic-applicability-01. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Oct 2017.

B. Trammell, C. Perkins, T. Pauly, M. Kühlewind: Post Sockets, An Abstract Programming Interface for the Transport Layer: draft-trammell-taps-post-sockets-01. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), September 2017.

M. Kühlewind: Reassignment of System Ports to the IESG: draft-kuehlewind-system-ports-00. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), August 2017.

M. Kühlewind, T. Pauly, C. Wood: Separating Crypto Negotiation and Communication: draft-kuehlewind-taps-crypto-sep-00. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), July 2017.

M. Kühlewind, B. Briscoe, R. Scheffenegger: More Accurate ECN Feedback in TCP: draft-ietf-tcpm-accurate-ecn-03. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), May 2017.

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: Path Layer UDP Substrate Specification: draft-trammell-plus-spec-01. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2017.

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: Transport-Independent Path Layer State Management: draft-trammell-plus-statefulness-03. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2017.

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: mPlane Protocol Specification: draft-trammell-mplane-protocol-02. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), October 2016

B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind: draft-trammell-spud-req-04 Requirements for the design of a Substrate Protocol for User Datagrams (SPUD) Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), May 2016.

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: Use Cases for a Substrate Protocol for User Datagrams (SPUD): draft-kuehlewind-spud-use-cases-01 Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2016.

J. You, M. Welzl, B. Trammell, M. Kühlewind, K. Smith: draft-you-tsvwg-latency-loss-tradeoff-00 Latency Loss Tradeoff PHB Group Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2016.

D. Wagner, M. Kühlewind: draft-wagner-conex-audit-02 Auditing of Congestion Exposure (ConEx) signals Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), April 2016.

M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: draft-kuehlewind-tcpm-ecn-fallback-01 A Mechanism for ECN Path Probing and Fallback Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), September 2013.

R. Scheffenegger, M. Kühlewind, B. Trammell: Exposure of Time Intervals for the TCP Timestamp Option: draft-trammell-tcpm-timestamp-interval-00 Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), October 2012.

M. Kühlewind, R. Scheffenegger: Accurate ECN Feedback Option in TCP: draft-kuehlewind-tcpm-accurate-ecn-option-00. Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), October 2011.

M. Kühlewind, R. Scheffenegger: Additional negotiation in the TCP Timestamp Option field during the TCP handshake: draft-scheffenegger-tcpm-timestamp-negotiation-00.Internet-Draft (expired), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), March 2011.

Impressum: Mirja Kühlewind