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


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

Fabian Bendun
M.Sc. | Researcher

Curriculum Vitae

I started studying computer science during school time as a so-called Juniorstudent. Consequently, I started studying CS in october 2008 at Saarland University. I handed in my bachelor's thesis in april 2010 and finished my bachelor studies with the FdSI-Bachelor's prize. Through the Graduate School of CS, I became a PhD student. My supervisor is Prof. Michael Backes.



For checking compliance with privacy regulations, the respective laws have to be represented in a computer-readable form. Classically, this is done by modeling laws as logical formulas and verifying whether a predicate is logically entailed.

This is in contrast to the juristical judgement of compliance, where it is common to judge on precedents. In this project we formalize case-law and use this formalization to learn in which contexts a given predicate is satisfiable.