Internet Architecture

Zubair Sediqi

Khwaja Zubair Sediqi

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Saarland Informatics Campus
Campus E1 4
66123 Saarbrücken
E1 4 - 507
+49 681 9325 3512
+49 681 9325 5719

Personal Information

I am Ph.D. student at Internet Architecture group at Max Planck Institute for Informatics. Before joining MPI, I worked as Director in Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan, taught computer science subjects at Kabul Polytechnic University and worked as data network engineer in mobile operator.

My Hobbies are:

  • Playing Football, Volleyball & Cricket
  • Watching movies
  • Traveling & meeting new people
  • Browsing Internet and doing Research


Research Interests

  • Data Networks
  • Internet Measurement
  • Routing and Traffic Engineering


  • Winter Term 2020/2021: Hot Topics in Data Networks Seminar (tutoring)
  • Summer Term 2020: Data Networks online course (tutoring)
  • 2014 – March 2020: Lecturer Computer Science Faculty, Kabul Polytechnic University, Afghanistan

Recent Positions

Nov 2020 - present:
Research Assistant/Ph.D. Student , Max Planck Institute for Informatics

June 2017 – March 2020:
Director of Academic Programs Development, Ministry of Higher Education, Afghanistan

October 2016 – June 2017:
IT Advisor, Ministry of Higher Education, Afghanistan

2014 – 2016:
Senior Engineer IP & Data Network, Roshan Telecom, Afghanistan

2008 – 2011:
Engineer IP & Data Network, Roshan Telecom, Afghanistan


2011- 2013:
MSc in Computer Science, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Completed my MSc at Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) having average of 1.3 grade focusing on Computer Networks & Big Data Processing using Hadoop.

I have completed my master thesis with title of “Side-effects analysis of Map-Reduce optimization in the data-center” at the INET LABs at TU Berlin under supervision of Prof. Dr. Anja Feldmann.


2005- 2008:
Bachelor of Computer Science, Kabul University, Afghanistan
Completed BSc in the field of Computer Science in Kabul University with an average grade of 90 percent.