Staff, Lecturers and PhD Students

The SIT Research Group is located at the 6th floor of the Fraunhofer SIT Building (Rheinstr. 75).

The Fraunhofer SIT Darmstadt research team is listed here.

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RoomPhone                           Email
Prof. Dr. Michael Waidner (Chair, Security in IT)


+49 6151 869-250


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Steinebach (Lead Media Sec. & Forensics)A2.17+49 6151 869-349email
Dr. Haya Shulman (Lead Cybersecurity)B6.10+49 6151 869-505email
Birgit Blume (Assistant, Fraunhofer SIT)


+49 6151 869-282


Karina Köhres (Assistant, TU)B6.06+49 6151 869-165email

Ian Bierlich (Sys Admin)

A0.18+49 6151 869-352email
Oren AspirB6email

Waldemar Berchtold

A2.16+49 6151 869-287email
Markus BrandtB6.14+49 6151 869-307email
Tianxiang DaiB6.11+49 6151 869-180email
Andreas FuchsB4.10+49 6151 869-228email
Chen GiratB6email

Oren Halvani

A2.05+49 6151 869-211email

Tomas Hlavacek

Amit KleinB6email
Dr. Michael Kreutzer (Lecturer)B6.07+49 6151 869-348email
Philipp KrügerB6.08+49 6151 869-520email
Sebastian MauthoferA1.13+49 6151 869-266email

Andreas Poller

B4.17+49 6151 869-170email
Daniel SenfB6.11+49 6151 869-383email
Kris ShrishakB6.14+49 6151 869-513email

Hervais-Clemence Simo Fhom

B6.15+49 6151 869-172email
Markus SpringerB4.13+49 6151 869-179email
York YannikosA2.03+49 6151 869-308email
External PhD Students
Ricardo Hormann (Volkswagen AG)
Sebastian Paul (Robert Bosch GmbH)
Former PhD Students

Prof. Dr. N. Asokan (1998, IBM Research/Univ. of Waterloo)
Dr. Norbert Bißmeyer (2014, Fraunhofer SIT/TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Dieter Sommer (2014, IBM Research/TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Alexandra Dmitrienko (2015, Fraunhofer SIT/TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Marcel Schäfer (2016, Fraunhofer SIT/TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Marco Ghiglieri (2017, TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Sören Bleikertz (2017, IBM Research/TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Sascha Zmudzinski (2017, Fraunhofer SIT/TU Darmstadt)
Dr. Kai Samelin (2018, IBM Research/TU Darmstadt)