FH-Prof. DI Dr. Thomas Sommer

Thomas Sommer

Acting Program Director

Telecommunications and Internet Technologies

+43 1 333 40 77-328

Personal Information and Education

  • Doctor thesis „Pure Yang-Mills gauge field theory in the context of a generalized BRST-formalism“
  • Doctor study program Technical Sciences at the TU Vienna
  • Diploma thesis on Yang-Mills gauge field anomalies in the presence of gravity with torsion
  • Diploma study program Technical Physics at the TU Vienna
  • BRG Wien 2
  • Primary school Allerheiligenplatz 1200 Wien
  • Born in Vienna 


  • Since spring 2004 employed at the UAS Technikum Wien
  • Lecturer at the UAS Technikum Wien and UAS BFI
  • Self-employed in the Telecommunications and Internet industry - Technical employee, Siemens AG Österreich
  • University assistant, Institute for Communication Networks, TU Vienna
  • Freelancer, Ericsson Austria AG
  • Research associate, Institute for Theoretical Physics, TU Vienna
  • Study assistant, Institute for Electrical Engineering and Electronics, TU Vienna 

Activities at UAS Technikum Wien

  • Head of Telecommunications sector in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications
  • Acting Program Director Telecommunications and Internet Technologies
  • Acquisition, project management and cooperation in R&D projects
  • Lecturer 

Teaching Focus

  • Mobile & Wireless Systems
  • Communication Networks & Internet
  • Signals and Systems
  • DC and AC technology Research and Development 
  • Activities at UAS Technikum Wien
  • Mobile Client / Communication Center
  • Fixed Mobile Convergence Services
  • SIP Security Further Activities
  • Head of the CMG working group “IT and Energy”
  • Saxophone player in diverse bands (Blues, Funk, Jazz Rock, Jazz Standards) 

Prizes and Awards

  • Doctoral examination with distinction
  • Diploma examination with distinction
  • School leaving examination with distinction