Dr. Martin Bauer  is a Senior Researcher in the IoT research group at the NEC Laboratories Europe (NLE) in Heidelberg, Germany. He received his MSc in Computer and Information Science from the University of Oregon, USA, in 1998, and both his Dipl. Inf. and his doctorate degree from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, in 2000 and 2007 respectively. The title of his dissertation is „Observing Physical World Events through Distributed World Models“.

In 2005 he joined the NEC Laboratories Europe (NLE), where he has been working on context and IoT related research projects as well as standardization activities in the same areas.

In particular Martin Bauer is/has been working on the European projects MobiLife, SPICE, MAGNET Beyond, SENSEI, IoT-A, IoT-i, FI-WARE, FI-CORE, SMARTIE, FIESTA, Wise-IoT, CPaaS.io, Autopilot, Synchronicity and Fed4IoT. In Wise-IoT, IoT-A and SENSEI he was work package leader of the respective work packages on Use cases, Requirements and Architecture, Technologies for federation and interoperability of platforms, Sensor Information Services and Resolution & Identification.

In standardization he has actively contributed to OMA NGSI Context Management, oneM2M and currently ETSI ISG CIM, primarily on topics related to context management and semantics.

Martin Bauer is a personal member of the FIWARE Foundation, which is managing, promoting and evolving the open source platform for smart IoT scenarios, originating from the FI-WARE and FI-CORE European projects. He currently serves as a member of the Technical Steering Committee (TSC). Furthermore, he is the AIOTI WG03 sub-group chair for the semantic interoperability topic. He has (co-) authored more than 40 technical papers and has also been active as peer reviewer and program committee member for several journals, conferences and workshops. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.