Faculty

CISPA Faculty

CISPA’s scientific personnel currently comprises the groups of 32 Faculty from Saarland University’s
computer science department (UdS-CS) and legal informatics institute (UdS-Law), the Max Planck Institute
for Informatics (MPI-INF), the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS) and the German
Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI).

Overview

Backes,
Michael
Professor (UdS-CS), Fellow (MPI-SWS)
  • Research Area:
    • Security & privacy assessment and protection
    • Security of mobile and ubiquitous computing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
    • Software security; System design principles
  • Personal
    Webpage

Borges, Georg Professor (UdS-Law)
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Societal and legal concepts
  • Personal Webpage

Brandenburg, Björn Tenure-track Research Group Leader, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Resilient embedded systems
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Bugiel, Sven Research Group Leader, CISPA
  • Research Area:
    • Security of mobile and ubiquitous computing
    • Trustworthy Information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Dittrich, Jens Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy Information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Information retrieval and machine learning
  • Personal Webpage

Dreyer, Derek Tenured Faculty, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
    • Software security
  • Personal Webpage

Druschel, Peter Founding Director, MPI-SWS; Adjunct Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy Information processing
    • Security of mobile and ubiquitous computing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Finkbeiner, Bernd Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Resilient embedded systems
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
  • Personal Webpage

Francis, Paul Scientific Director, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & Privacy assessment and protection
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Garg, Deepak Tenure-track Research Group Leader, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & Privacy assessment and protection
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
  • Personal Webpage

Gomez Rodriguez, Manuel Tenure-track Research Group Leader, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & Privacy assessment and protection
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Information retrieval and machine learning
  • Personal Webpage

Gummadi, Krishna Tenured Research Group Leader, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & Privacy assessment and protection
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Threat analysis & modeling
    • Usable privacy & security
  • Personal Webpage

Hack, Sebastian Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Resilient embedded systems
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
    • Software security
  • Personal Webpage

Hein, Matthias Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy Information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Information retrieval and machine learning
  • Personal Webpage

Hoffmann, Jörg Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & privacy assessment and protection
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Threat analysis & modeling
  • Personal Webpage

Krüger, Antonio Scientific Director, DFKI & Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & privacy assessment and protection
    • Trustworthy information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Usable privacy & security
  • Personal Webpage

Maffei, Matteo Tenure-track Associate Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & privacy assessment and protection
    • Survivable systems and outsourced
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Software security
  • Personal Webpage

Majumdar, Rupak Scientific Director, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy information processing
    • Resilient embedded systems
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
    • Software security
  • Personal Webpage

Mehlhorn, Kurt Scientific Director, MPI-INF
  • Research Area:
    • Security & privacy assessment and protection
    • Trustworthy information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
  • Personal Webpage

Paul, Wolfgang Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Resilient embedded systems
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Reineke, Jan Assistant Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Resilient embedded systems
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Rossow, Christian Research Group Leader, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Resilient embedded systems
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Software security
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Schiele, Bernt Scientific Director, MPI-INF & Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Information retrieval and machine learning
    • Usable privacy & security
  • Personal Webpage

Slusallek, Philipp Scientific Director, DFKI & Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Sorge, Christoph Professor, UdS-Law
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Societal and legal concepts
  • Personal Webpage

Steimle, Jürgen Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Human Computer Interaction
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Usable privacy & security
  • Personal Webpage

Stephan, Werner Principal Researcher, DFKI
  • Research Area:
    • Security & Privacy assessment and protection
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage

Vafeiadis, Viktor Tenure-track Research Group Leader, MPI-SWS
  • Research Area:
    • Survivable systems and outsourced services
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Programming language principles and verification
    • Software security
  • Personal Webpage

Weikum, Gerhard Scientific Director, MPI-INF & Adjunct Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Trustworthy information processing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Information retrieval and machine learning
  • Personal Webpage

Wolf, Verena Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Security & Privacy assessment and protection
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Threat analysis & modeling
  • Personal Webpage

Zeller, Andreas Professor, UdS-CS
  • Research Area:
    • Security of mobile and ubiquitous computing
  • Cross-cutting thrust:
    • Software security
    • System design principles
  • Personal Webpage