Disclaimer

CISPA is currently in the founding process to join the German Helmholtz Association as a new member. It is consequently undergoing significant organizational changes, which are not yet reflected on this webpage.

For further information on the above mentioned founding process, please refer to the official press release by the State Chancellery of Saarland.

Recent News on the Transformation Process

24.10.2017

The location of the first construction phase has been agreed upon. For further information, please refer to the official press release .

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

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 Professor, 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