ETH Zurich : Computer Science : Pervasive Computing : Distributed Systems : People : Christof Roduner

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Christof Roduner

ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
Department of Computer Science
Distributed Systems Group
ETH Zentrum, CNB H 103.2
Universitätsstrasse 6
CH-8092 Zürich

phone: +41 44 63 20434
fax: +41 44 63 21659


Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Christof Roduner is a senior researcher at the Institute for Pervasive Computing at ETH Zurich. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich. He studied computer science and business administration at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and the University of Uppsala, Sweden and received his Master's degree from the University of Zurich. Before joining the Institute for Pervasive Computing, he was responsible for the Internet business unit at a Zurich-based IT services company. From August to December 2008, he was a visiting researcher at the Auto-ID Lab at MIT in Cambridge, MA.

Christof is the co-founder of Mirasense AG, the ETH Zurich spin-off company that is behind Scandit, the leading barcode scanning platform for mobile phones. He is also the co-founder of Fosstrak, the EPC Network-compliant open source RFID middleware.



  • Infrastructures for smart objects and the Internet of Things.
  • Human-computer interaction.
  • Economic and social aspects of ubiquitous computing.
Theses Supervised
  • Extracting Structured Data from Web Pages
    Dominik Blunschy (Master's thesis, 2012)
  • Interacting with the Internet of Things
    Ueli Etter (Master's thesis, 2009)
  • Fosstrak LLRP Client
    Ueli Etter, Samuel Wieland, Haoning Zhang (lab project, 2008)
  • Mobile Browser for the Internet of Things
    Steven Fluck (Master's thesis, 2008)
  • Near Field Communication in der modernen Schliesstechnik
    Patrizia Mottl (Master's thesis, 2008)
  • Personal Data Management in a Service Infrastructure for Smart Products
    Marco Steybe (Master's thesis, 2007)
  • Universal Browser and Interaction Service
    Marc Bühler (Master's thesis, 2007)
  • Infrastructure Support for Providing Smart-Object Services to End-Users
    Urs Breu (Master's thesis, 2007)
  • Interacting with Appliances using Mobile Phones
    Beat Schwarzentrub (Master's thesis, 2007)
  • Accada EPCIS Module
    Andrea Grössbauer and Marco Steybe (lab project, 2007)
  • A Service Discovery Infrastructure for Tagged Products
    Sandro Olibet (Master's thesis, 2006)
  • A Platform for Publishing EPC-related Information and Services
    Markus Vitalini (Master's thesis, 2006)
  • Interacting with Appliances using Mobile Phones
    Ilario Musio (Master's thesis, 2006)
  • EPC Information Services
    Alain Remund and Arthur van Dorp (lab project, 2006)
  • Implementation of an NFC-based Anti-Counterfeiting Demonstrator using the EPC Network infrastructure
    Tina Körner and Anna-Nina Simonetto (lab project, 2006)
  • EPC Information Services
    David Gubler (semester thesis, 2006)
  • Smart Object Services for Consumers
    Patrick Frigg (Master's thesis, 2006)
  • Erweiterung des Visual Code Systems für Mobiltelefone auf Pocket PC Phone Edition
    Sandro Olibet (semester thesis, 2005)
  • Einsatzmöglichkeiten von RFID zur Erhöhung der Fälschungssicherheit physischer Produkte
    Patrick Frigg (semester thesis, 2005)
  • Infrastruktur zum Management von E-Vouchers
    David Fuchs (semester thesis, 2005)
  • Portierung eines Visual Code Systems für Mobiltelefone auf PocketPC Phone Edition
    Kaspar Baltzer (semester thesis, 2005)
Interested in writing a thesis or doing a lab project? Send me an email!
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