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  • 2020/05/26

    Google Women Techmakers Scholarship for computer science for Kristina Hostáková

    © Katrin Binner

    Kristina Hostáková – Ph.D. student from the Applied Cryptography research group at the department of omputer Science – was selected to receive the Women Techmakers Scholarship for computer science sponsored by Google as one of 20 scholars from the EMEA region. T

  • 2020/04/21

    Distinguished award for Professor Sebastian Faust

    Professor Sebastian Faust. – © Katrin Binner

    Cryptography expert receives the Copernicus Award

    Their many years of joint cutting-edge research in the field of cryptography and IT security is honoured with a prestigious award: Sebastian Faust, Professor of Computer Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt, and Professor Dr. Stefan Dziembowski (University of Warsaw) will each receive half of the Copernicus Award 2020 of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) and the Fundacja na rzecz Nauki Polskiej (FNP, Foundation for Polish Science), which is endowed with 200,000 euros.

  • 2020/04/03

    A better poker face for computers

    Alexandra Weber, Dr. Damien Marion and Professor Heiko Mantel (from left to right) are performing a side-channel analysis. – © Katrin Binner

    Protection against attacks via side channels

    Spectacular security loopholes discovered in modern processors are setting new challenges for scientists: Computer Science Professor Heiko Mantel and his team are studying the danger of difficult to detect attacks via so-called side channels and possible countermeasures.

  • 2020/03/06

    Autonomous overseers

    energy robotics – © Patrick Bal

    TU graduates and TU robotics experts found "Energy Robotics"

    Four graduates and the computer science professor and robotics expert Oskar von Stryk have founded the company “Energy Robotics”. Their software for autonomous inspection robots has made the team a global leader in the market for monitoring oil, gas and chemical plants. An example of the successful transfer of ideas and knowledge at Technical University (TU) of Darmstadt.