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 .

Yang Zhang
Ph.D. | Researcher

Personal Information

I'm a postdoc in CISPA, Saarland University. My research concentrates on privacy in the modern society. Topics include social networks privacy, genomic privacy, location privacy, information inference, access control, urban informatics, data mining and applied machine learning.