Corinna Schmitt holds a Diploma in Bioinformatics (Dipl. Informatik (Bioinformatik)) from the Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen (Germany) and a Doctor in Computer Science (Dr. rer. nat.) from the Technische Universität München (Germany). Her work focused on Wireless Sensor Networks in order to establish an efficient data transmission protocol - called TinyIPFIX - with additional features for aggregation, compression, secure transmission, and user friendly and flexible GUI.
Since spring 2013 she is employed at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) as head of mobile and trusted communications team at the Communication Systems Group (CSG) of Prof. Dr. B. Stiller. Her research focuses now on mobile communication, Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks, trust, and security.
Her work is documented in more than 30 publications around the research field SecureWSN, including 6 book chapters and one ITU-T recommendation Y. 3013. She contributes to standardization organizations (IETF, ITU, ASUT) and several EU projects (e.g., AutHoNe, SmartenIT, FLAMINGO). She is active in ACM and IEEE as TCP member, as well as reviewer for several journals and organizer of conferences.