TU Darmstadt and Fraunhofer SIT
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is a full professor of Computer Science at Technische Universitaet Darmstadt. He is the head of Cyber Physical Systems Security at Center for Advance Security Research Darmstadt (CASED). Since January 2012 he is also the Director of Intel-TU Darmstadt Collaborative Research Institute for Secure Computing in Darmstadt, Germany. He received his PhD in Computer Science with the focus on privacy protecting cryptographic protocols and systems from the University of Saarland in Saarbruecken, Germany. Prior to academia, he worked in Research and Development of Telecommunications enterprises, amongst others Ericson Telecommunications. He has been frequently contributing to the IT security research and serving as general or program chair as well as program committee member of many conferences and workshops in information security and privacy. He is on Editorial Board of the ACM Transactions on Information and System Security.
Ahmad has been awarded with the renowned German prize "Karl Heinz Beckurts" for his research on Trusted and Trustworthy Computing technology and its transfer to industrial practice. The award honors excellent scientific achievements with high impact on industrial innovations in Germany. Currently his research interest include trustworthy (mobile) computing platforms, security hardware, cryptographic protocols and compilers