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 .

Patrick Speicher
B.Sc. | Researcher

Curriculum Vitae

2017 - present PhD student, Information Security and Cryptography Group, Saarland University
2015 - 2017 Graduate Studies in Computer Science, Saarland University
2012 - 2015 B.Sc. Computer Science, Saarland University

Personal Information

I am currently a PhD student at the Information Security and Cryptography group, CISPA/Saarland University. My research interests lie within network security, network penetration testing, and artificial intelligence (mostly classical planning).