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 .

Praveen Manoharan
M.Sc. | Researcher

Curriculum Vitae

since 2013 Research Assistant and PhD-student
Security and Cryptography Group, Saarland University
2011-2013 Graduate Studies in Computer Science
Saarland University
2008-2011 B.Sc. in Computer Science
TU Dortmund


Semantic Linkability

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