Last Update:
    2012 / 03 / 05


I'm Hyung-Taek Lim and project manager at the BMW Group Research and Technology in Munich.

My research interest is in the field of wired and wireless communication in an in-vehicle network.
Currently I am working on the Powerline Communication (PLC) in a vehicle and Quality-of-service (QoS) mechanisms in wireless networks such as IEEE 802.11 WLAN, ITS G.5 and LTE.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


  • October 2012 - Today:
    Project manager at the BMW Group Research and Technology, Munich, Germany
    Project Management; Researcher; Student Advisor
    Working on the following topics:
    — Powerline Communication (PLC) in an in-vehicle network.
    — QoS mechanisms for wireless communications such as IEEE 802.11 WLAN, ITS G.5, 3G/LTE.
    — Converge (COmmunication Network VEhicle Road Global Extension) Research Project: Project Website
  • September 2009 - August 2012:
    PhD Student at the BMW Group Research and Technology, Munich, Germany
    Telecommunication Networks Group (TKN), TU Berlin, Germany
    Project Management; Researcher, Student Advisor
    Working on the topics:
    — QoS mechanisms in switched Ethernet based in-vehicle networks; Ethernet Audio/Video Bridging (AVB).
    — Simulation based performance evaluation with OMNeT++: building AVB simulation framework with the whole protocol stacks.
    — SEIS (Security in embedded IP-based Systems) Research Project: Project Website
  • August 2004 - October 2004:
    Student Researcher (Intern) at Samsung SDI European Research Center, Berlin, Germany
    — Modifying the measurement software for the durability of Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) using TestPoint.
    — Tutorial and documentation.


  • October 2001 - April 2009:
    Dipl.-Ing. at the Technische Universität Berlin (Computer Engineering)
    Fields of study: Communication Systems, Communication Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Database, Electronics.
    Diploma/Master Thesis: Utilization of the 802.11 Power Save Mechanism Enabling Seamless Handover Support for VoIP Flows (Mark: 1.0)
  • October 2005 - April 2006:
    Erasmus/Exchange Student at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
    Fields of study: Communication Networks and Aeronautic Networks.

Other Activities

  • September 2009 - Today:
    Volunteer at the Korean Church Munich, Germany
    — Translator and Interpretor of German and Korean
    — Singer in a youth worship band