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Dr. Martin Ostertag

Dr. Martin Ostertag

Dr. Martin Ostertag

ZHAW School of Engineering
Institute of Embedded Systems
Technikumstrasse 20/22
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 75 91

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer Communication Networks, Computer Engineering

Expertise and research interests

Industrial Communication Networks
Time Sensitive Networking
Precise Time Synchronization



Oral conference contributions and abstracts
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Brunner, K., Ostertag, M., Industrielle Anwendung von Powerline Carrier Technolgie
(, Embedded Computing Conference 2021, Winterthur, (in German),

Ostertag, M., Common Denominator – Common components have helped ABB adopt the IEC 61850 substation communication standard in record time, ABB Review Special Report IEC 61850, August 2010.

Ostertag, M.; Hilpert, G.; Kern, T., The standard route to Ethernet based substation automation, Industrial Ethernet Book, Issue 15, June 2003.

Brand, K.P.; Ostertag, M.; Wimmer, W., IEC 61850 - Safety related, distributed functions in substations and the standard IEC 61850, Power Tech Conference Proceedings, 2003 IEEE Bologna (Volume:2 ), June 2003.,%20distributed%20functions.pdf

Ostertag, M.; Imboden, Ch., High data rate, medium voltage powerline communications for hybrid DA/DSM, Transmission and Distribution Conference, 1999 IEEE (Volume:1), pp.240-245, New Orleans LA, Apr 11-16, 1999.

Ostertag, M., Improved Localisation for Traffic Flow Control, Periodica Polytechnica Ser. Electrical Engineering, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 185-200, 1997.

Ostertag, M., Strukturierte Optimierung von Airbag-Auslösesystemen, Fortschr.-Ber. VDI Reihe 12 Nr. 280. Düsseldorf: VDI Verlag 1996.

Ostertag, M.; Nock, E.; Kiencke, U., Optimization of Airbag Release Algorithms using Evolutionary Strategies, Proceedings on the 4th IEEE Conference on Control Applications 1995, pp. 275-280, Albany NY, Sep 28-29, 1995.

Nowinski, G.; Gering, H.; Ostertag, M., Lernfähige konnektionistische Strukturen in der Automatisierungstechnik, Teil 7.2. Neuronale Netze zur Airbagauslösung, at Automatisierungstechnik 42, Nr. 7/94, S. A25 – A28, 1994.