Kenji Leibnitz studied computer science and received his M.Sc. (Dipl.-Inform.) from the University of Würzburg in Germany. After working as a member of the research staff at the Department of Distributed Systems of the University of Würzburg, he received his Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat) in computer science in February 2003 with Summa cum Laude. His main field of research is the analytical modeling and performance evaluation of future wireless networks.
The title of his Ph.D. thesis is: "Analytical Modeling of Power Control and its Impact on Wideband CDMA Capacity and Planning". On May 11, 2004, his thesis was awarded with a prize from the Lower Franconian Commemorative Foundation for Science of the University of Würzburg.