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Prof. Dr. Ghassan Karame

Information Security

Professor / Head of Chair

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

Room: MC 1.56 -

Telephone: (+49) (0) 234 32 – 19601

Office Hours: By arrangement

E-Mail: ghassan.karame@rub.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since November 2021, I am a full Professor of Computer Science at the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) - leading the Chair of Information Security. I am also involved as a (part-time) Chief Scientific Advisor at NEC Laboratories Europe. Before joining RUB, I was working as an NEC Fellow and was leading the Security research group at NEC Labs in Germany. Prior to joining NEC Labs, I was working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of Information Security of ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2011, I hold a PhD degree in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.


I am interested in all aspects of security and privacy with a focus on Blockchain security & privacy, ML security, and storage security.


You can find my publications here.