I am a tenured research faculty at the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security (Systems Security Chair) at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany and hold a guest researcher position at the Digital Security group at Radboud University, The Netherlands.

Previously, I was affiliated as tenure-track Assistant Professor with the Digital Security group at Radboud University (2019-2020) and Software Systems group at Utrecht University (2018), both in The Netherlands. From mid-2015 until 2017, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Digital Security Group at Radboud University. I received my PhD from Deakin University, Australia in 2015.

Research Interests

  • Smart mobile devices security & privacy
  • Side channel attacks & countermeasures
  • Covert channel analysis & countermeasures
  • Malware detection & classification
  • Security & privacy in IoT

PhD students

  • Philipp Mackensen (Ruhr University Bochum, start date: 15 December 2022)
  • Dimitri Mankowski (Ruhr University Bochum, start date: 01 December 2022)
  • Samuel Domiks (Ruhr University Bochum)
  • Stefan Horstmann (Ruhr University Bochum, co-supervised with Alena Naiakshina)
  • Lukas Stennes (Ruhr University Bochum, co-supervised with Gregor Leander)
  • Daniel Klischies (Ruhr University Bochum)
  • Hamid Bostani (Radboud University)
  • Carlo Meijer (Radboud University, co-supervised with Bart Jacobs)

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Postal Address

Ruhr University Bochum
Chair for Systems Security
ID 2/150
Universitätsstraße 150
44780 Bochum

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