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Mirja Kühlewind
(Mirja Kuehlewind)

Mirja Kühlewind is a researcher at Ericsson Research in Aachen, Germany, focusing in her work on transport protocol evolution. Before that until February 2019, she worked as a Post-Doc at the Networked Systems Group (NSG) of the Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory at ETH Zurich on topics around Internet measurements and transport protocol design. Mirja received her PhD in 2015 from the University of Stuttgart working in the field of TCP congestion control.

Mirja serves, since March 2020, as Chair of the Internet Archiecture Board (IAB). Before that she served four years as Area Director (AD) of the transport area; prior to that, she was co-chair of the IETF's RTP Media Congestion Avoidance Techniques (rmcat) and TCP increased security (tcpinc) working groups. She also co-chairs the Measurement and Analysis for Protocols research group (maprg) in the IRTF.


Role Group Email
Chair Internet Architecture Board (iab)
Chair Measurement and Analysis for Protocols (maprg)
Chair IAB Open Meeting (iabopen)
Delegate IETF (ietf)
Member Internet Architecture Board (iab)
Member Internet Research Steering Group (irsg)
Member Evolvability, Deployability, & Maintainability (edm)
Member IETF-IANA (ietfiana)
Member RFC Series Approval Board (rsab)
Member IAB-ISOC Policy Coordination (iabisoc)
Reviewer Transport Area Review Team (tsvart)

RFCs (8)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 6817 Dec 2012 Low Extra Delay Background Transport (LEDBAT) 15 RFCs
RFC 7560 Aug 2015 Problem Statement and Requirements for Increased Accuracy in Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) Feedback 2 RFCs
RFC 7663 Oct 2015 Report from the IAB Workshop on Stack Evolution in a Middlebox Internet (SEMI) 1 RFC
RFC 7786 May 2016 TCP Modifications for Congestion Exposure (ConEx) 3 RFCs
RFC 7837 May 2016 IPv6 Destination Option for Congestion Exposure (ConEx) 3 RFCs
RFC 8095 Mar 2017 Services Provided by IETF Transport Protocols and Congestion Control Mechanisms 5 RFCs
RFC 8546 Apr 2019 The Wire Image of a Network Protocol 2 RFCs
RFC 9075 Jul 2021 Report from the IAB COVID-19 Network Impacts Workshop 2020

Active Drafts (11)

Expired Drafts (43)

(Excluding replaced drafts.)

Draft Activity