Academic Experience
Since 2017 Faculty and Research Group Leader
at CISPA Helmholtz-Zentrum i.G. GmbH
2015 - 2017 Senior Researcher and Head of Smart System Security Lab
German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
2013 - 2015 PhD Student and Research Assistant
University of Saarland
Information Security & Cryptography Group, Prof. Dr. Michael Backes
2010 - 2013 PhD Student and Research Assistant
Technische Universität Darmstadt
System Security Lab, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
2009 – 2010 Student Assistant
Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED)
Prof. Dr.-Ing Sorin A. Huss
Theoretical development and implementation of a binary rewriter for my own microkernel "RAY"
2008 - 2009 Student Assistant
Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) Darmstadt Dr. Martin Steinebach
Security and Attacks against robust audio hashes and watermarks
2006 – 2008 Student Assistant
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Prof. Dr. Bernt Schiele
Location-based tracking of mobile devices using radio waves
2006 – 2010 Development of a Microkernel ("Ray")
Private project
Education
2010 Master Thesis
"A Secure Micro Kernel with Behaviour Deviation Detection"
Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sorin A. Huss
2008 - 2010 Master Degree in Computer Science
Technische Universität Darmstadt.
2008 Bachelor Thesis
"Security of Robust Audio Hashes"
Advisors: Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert, Dr. Martin Steinebach
2005 - 2008 Bachelor Degree in Computer Science
Technische Universität Darmstadt.
2005 Abitur
Hohe Landesschule Gymnasium, Hanau.
Professional Activities

Organisation Committee of

Program Committee

  • ARES 2013

External Reviewer for

  • ACNS 2013
  • IEEE Security & Privacy 2013
  • ACM CCS 2012
  • ESORICS 2012
  • HOST 2012
  • ESORICS 2013
  • Information Hiding 2012
  • CODASPY 2012
  • STC 2011
  • NDSS 2011

Awards
Past Projects