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Dr.-Ing. Christian Zenger

Embedded Security


Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Computer Science
Embedded Security
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

Room: extern

Office Hours: By arrangement

E-Mail: christian.zenger@rub.de

Curriculum Vitae

- Since 01/2017: Post-doc­to­ral re­se­ar­cher at the Chair for Em­bed­ded Se­cu­ri­ty, Horst Gu00f6rtz In­sti­tu­te for IT-Se­cu­ri­ty, Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­ty Bo­chum, Ger­ma­ny - Since 10/2015: CEO and co-foun­der of the star­t­up PHY­SEC - 02/2013 - 01/2017: Re­se­arch As­sis­tant/PhD Po­si­ti­on at the Chair for Em­bed­ded Se­cu­ri­ty, Horst Görtz In­sti­tu­te for IT-Se­cu­ri­ty, Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­ty Bo­chum, Ger­ma­ny - 04/2012 - 12/2012: Year ab­road at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mas­sachu­setts, Am­herst, United Sta­tes - 09/2010 - 01/2013: Study of Mas­ter of Sci­ence in Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on Sys­tems and Net­works, Co­lo­gne Uni­ver­si­ty of Ap­p­lied Sci­ence and Bonn-Rhein-Sieg Uni­ver­si­ty of Ap­p­lied Sci­en­ces, Ger­ma­ny - 09/2010 - 04/2012: Re­se­arch As­sis­tant at the Di­gi­tal Si­gnal Pro­ces­sing Group of the In­sti­tu­te for Au­to­ma­ti­on Tech­no­lo­gy, Co­lo­gne Uni­ver­si­ty of Ap­p­lied Sci­ence, Ger­ma­ny - 09/2010 - 04/2012: Ad­junct Lec­tu­rer for Si­gnal- and Sys­t


Chris­ti­an main­ly ex­plo­res whe­ther and how re­sour­ce-cons­trained em­bed­ded sys­tems can be se­cu­red against prac­tical at­tacks. Es­pe­ci­al­ly the au­then­ti­ca­ted key es­ta­blish­ment as well as the key ma­nage­ment in com­bi­na­ti­on with user-fri­end­li­ness are of his major in­te­rest. His re­se­arch in­clu­des: - phy­si­cal layer se­cu­ri­ty, - wire­less se­cu­ri­ty, - he­te­ro­ge­neous net­works, - co­gni­ti­ve radio net­works, - sta­tis­ti­cal si­gnal pro­ces­sing, and - re­sour­ce al­lo­ca­ti­on for wire­less com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons.