PhD Positions related to Secure Cyber-Physical Systems - Group TippenhauerFull PhD

  • English

    Working Language

  • Saarbrücken


  • 31 Jul 2024

    Application Deadline

  • as soon as possible

    Starting Date


Open Positions


Time Span

as soon as possible for 3 years

Application Deadline

31 Jul 2024



Type of Position

Full PhD

Working Language


Required Degree


Areas of study

Applied Computer Science, Computer Science, Engineering Informatics, Practical Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Theoretical Computer Science



The Secure Cyber-Physical Systems (SCy-Phy) Group of Nils Ole Tippenhauer is looking for PhD Candidates with interest in security of embedded and cyber-physical systems.

Possible topics for a thesis could be: 

Anomaly and intrusion detection for embedded and cyber-physical systems (using process data, traffic and hardware features). Solutions can be AI-based, or using mathematical process models.

Security analysis of proprietary (wired and wireless) protocols, firmware and applications.

Attacks and countermeasures for realworld cyber-physical systems such as autonomous vehicles, drones and other critical infrastructure. 

More detailed information about the SCy-Phy group can be found on:  
And if you want to know more about Nils you can visit:

Required Documents

Required Documents
  • CV
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Motivation letter
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