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 .

Robert Künnemann
Dr. | Researcher

Curriculum Vitae

since 2016 Postdoc at information security & cryptography group, CISPA/Saarland University
2013 - 2016 Postdoc at Technische Universtät Darmstadt
2010 - 2013 Ph.D. with INRIA research teams SECSI and PROSECCO at the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (supervisors: Steve Kremer and Graham Steel)
2010 M.Sc., Saarland University

Personal Information

My research concerns privacy as well as information security in protocols, security APIs and cryptographic primitives:
  • formal methods and automated protocol analysis
  • simulation-based security
  • rational cryptography.
Please see my personal home page for talks and additional information concerning the publications listed below.