Beyond the theses offered on this page, you can always check out our research topics and contact persons working on stuff that interests you. Feel free to propose topics or ask if there’s any hot topic that isn’t listed down below yet! Just don’t forget to include some information on your background & interests. 

In the following, you can find a couple of overview pages listing the topics/research interests of people looking for students (further below you find individual topics not covered by this):

(Applications of) Fuzzing, Automated Exploit Generation, and Obfuscation (collection of theses)

Be­treu­er: Moritz Schloegel

Mo­bi­le & IoT se­cu­ri­ty and pri­va­cy (collection of theses)

Be­treu­er: Veela­sha Moon­sa­my

Fuzzing, Emulating, and Analyzing Embedded Systems Firmware (collection of theses)

Be­treu­er: To­bi­as Schar­now­ski

Fuzzing, Binary Rewriting, System Programming, Emulation (collection of theses)

Be­treu­er: Nils Bars

Online Privacy / Data Protection / Privacy Implementation (collection of theses)

Be­treu­er: Samuel Domiks

Cellular Networks & Mobile Network Security (multiple topics available)

Be­treu­er: David Rupprecht

Subsequently, you can find single individual thesis topics:

Model Inference to Improve Log Analysis for Complex Embedded Devices

Be­treu­er: Daniel Klischies
Be­ginn: as soon as possible

A study on update cycles within the smartphone firmware ecosystem

Be­treu­er: Daniel Klischies
Be­ginn: Thesis already in progress

Extending LTE/5G Modem Firmware Re-Hosting and Fuzzing Approaches with Networking Capabilities

Be­treu­er: Daniel Klischies
Be­ginn: as soon as possible

Evaluating the Reliability of Secure Boot Guarantees of UEFI Firmware via Fuzzing

Be­treu­er: Daniel Klischies
Be­ginn: as soon as possible