Trinh Viet Doan, M.Sc.

Phone:+49 89 289-19495

TUM Department of Informatics
Chair of Connected Mobility (I11)
Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching

Viet is a research assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Connected Mobility at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), from where he also obtained his M.Sc. in Informatics.

Research Interests

  • Distributed Internet, (De)Centralization, Consolidation
  • Internet Measurements, Network Analysis
  • Network Topologies and Architectures
  • Content Delivery
  • Censorship, Privacy, Anonymity, Security



  • Trinh Viet Doan, Ljubica Pajević, Vaibhav Bajpai, Jörg Ott: Tracing the Path to YouTube: A Quantification of Path Lengths and Latencies Toward Content Caches. IEEE Communications Magazine, January 2019.

Open Thesis Topics

If you are interested in one of the thesis topics, feel free to contact me for more details. 

  • Bachelor's Thesis/Guided Research:
    • Analyzing the History of Internet Standards
    • Extending a Video Streaming Measurement Framework for Android App development
  • Master's Thesis/Guided Research:
    • Large-scale mobile QoE analysis using HTTP Archive and Google CrUX datasets

You can also contact me if you have a topic in mind that is not listed but aligns with my research area.

Other thesis and research topics are listed here


Master's Theses:

  • Aleena Yunus: Developing a Distributed File System for Edge Computing
  • Kirill Kldiashvili: Analyzing HTTP/2 and TLS 1.3 Adoption Using HTTP Archive
  • Mikayil Murad: Geographic, Origin- & Device-specific Segmentation for a Longitudinal Analysis of User QoE Using Google CrUX Datasets
  • Le Khanh Duy Dinh: Developing a Scalable, Secure, and Privacy-preserving Platform for Collection, Aggregation, and Analysis of Mobility Data
  • Deepak Raj Edayillam: Performance Evaluation of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer-based Protocols
  • Valeh Sabziyev: Evaluating and Comparing Consensus Algorithms for Distributed Systems
  • David Nguyen: A Deep Dive Into Netflix Performance and QoE
  • Tat Dat Pham: Comparison of video content delivery over mobile networks of centralized and decentralized video streaming platforms
  • Jeslin Thomas John: Performance Measurements and Evaluations of Centralized DNS Services
  • Sornrakitch Thanumaiweerakun: Development of an active measurement tool for P2P-based video streaming

Guided Research:

  • Luca Schumann: Investigating Internet Application Mix using CAIDA Datasets
  • Justus Fries: A Deep Dive into FCC's MBA Dataset
  • Stefan Su: Comparing YouTube and Netflix Content Delivery

Bachelor's Theses:

  • Andreas Klinger: Developing a Mobile Application for Decentralized Local Communication
  • Oliver Layer: Measuring and Evaluating the Deployment of Security-Enhancing DNS Protocols
  • Alexander Niedrist: Measuring and Analyzing the Performance of Domain Name Resolution for Centralized DNS Services
  • Elisa Xiao: Analyzing the HTTP Archive to Evaluate the Reach and Performance of CDNs on the Web
  • Severin Kathke: Analyzing Regional Differences of CDN Performance and Delivery Paths
  • Simon van Endern: Crowdsourcing mobility data with privacy preservation through decentralized collection and analysis
  • Anelia Petrova: Longitudinal Analysis of Traceroute Data of Popular Websites
  • Florian Sprang: Interactive Dashboard of Content Delivery Networks using Time-Series Datasets
  • Justus Fries: Measuring the Extent of CDN Centralisation on the Web
  • Markus Oberprieler: Development of a mobile measurement application for a decentralized video streaming platform
  • Stefan Su: Correlating YouTube QoE with Content Delivery Paths

Academic Services

External Reviewer:

  • International Journal of Network Management (IJNM)
    • 2018
  • Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA)
    • 2018, 2019
  • IEEE Communications Magazine (COMMAG)
    • 2018, 2019
  • IFIP Networking Conference
    • 2019
  • IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM)
    • 2019
  • IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS)
    • 2020