Contact Person
SQC Nikolay Tcholtchev
Dipl.-Inform. Nikolay Vassilev Tcholtchev
Senior Scientist
Business Unit SQC
+49 30 3463-7175

Nikolay Tcholtchev (Dipl.-Inform.) is a Scientist at the Competence Center SQC.

Education & Career

Nikolay Tcholtchev holds a master degree from the Berlin University of Technology. He is currently working for the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) where he participates in projects related to the areas of Autonomic Communications and Computing, Model-based Testing, Future Internet, IPv6, Smart Cities, and Risk based testing for Security purposes. Currently, Nikolay Tcholtchev pursues a Phd. within the area of Fault-Tolerance and Resilience in IP networks.

  • Since 01/2008: Researcher at Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) in Berlin: Autonomic Systems Engineering, Network Management, Model-based Testing of security aspects with UML 2.0 and TTCN-3, Smart Cities, IPv6 Certification Testing

  • 04/2007 – 10/2007: Software Engineer at Nokia Siemens Networks Berlin

  • 10/2006 – 03/2007: Software Engineer in Research & Development, Student Assistant at Siemens Networks in Berlin

  • 06/2003 – 10/2006: Software Engineer in Research & Development, Quality Assurance, Department Software Technology & Tooling Siemens ICM/COM in Berlin


  • IPv6 testing
  • Model-based testing with UML2.0 and TTCN-3
  • IPv4/v6 & Ethernet - Configuration and Faultmanagement
  • Network simulation - IP-Addressing and Routing
  • Autonomic Systems Engineering
  • Future Internet - clean slate and evolutionary approaches
  • Smart Cities - Open Data, E-Mobility
  • Fault-Tolerance and Resilience in Distributed Systems
  • Expertise on testbed setups and experimental platforms for IP based networks


Current Projects:

  • Gemo - Collaborative e-Mobility in Urban Areas of the Future
  • OGDD - Open Government Data Germany
  • Industrial Projects within the IPv6 Test Lab
  • IPv6 phase 2 for public administration

Previous Projects:

  • DIAMONDS - Development and Industrial Application of Multi-Domain Security Testing Technologies
  • OpenCities
  • Autonomic Network Architecture (ANA)
  • Bizware - Model and Software Factory