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  • 2020/11/04

    Scalable data management for future hardware

    DFG priority program enters second phase | TU Darmstadt with project successful

    Data management architectures will change radically in the next few years: The spectrum of applications that have to process large amounts of data has expanded significantly. In addition, new trends are making it possible to rethink current system architectures – both at the hardware and operating system level.

  • 2020/10/30

    Computer Science at TU Darmstadt again in the Top 100

    von Alex Becker – © Alex Becker| TU Darmstadt

    Success in the THE Subject Rankings

    In this year’s THE World University Rankings by Subject, TU Darmstadt was once again well represented with very prominent rankings internationally. The university was ranked in 61st place for the subject “Computer Science” and thus achieved its best result since the publication of the rankings, despite a further increase in the number of ranked universities.

  • 2020/09/28

    Computer science for peace

    Professor Christan Reuter, head of the research group PEASEC.

    Research group PEASEC: IT meets peace and conflict research

    Professor Christian Reuter, head of the research group of „Science and Technology for Peace and Security“ (PEASEC), is conducting research and teaches on the interface between computer science and peace and conflict research. He explains in the following interview how IT can be used during war and to bring about peace.

  • 2020/09/23

    Deutschlandstipendium at TU Darmstadt

    Apply now online till October 9, 2020

    Great opportunity: The Deutschlandstipendium offers students 300 euros per month, for at least one year and independent of BAföG. In addition, scholarship holders get in contact with representatives of industry and society and can start forming their own network.

  • 2020/09/15

    WhatsApp, Signal & Co: Billions of Users Vulnerable to Privacy Attacks

    Messenger services do not score well in terms of data security. – © Bettina Bastian

    IT Security research of TU Darmstadt and University of Würzburg

    Researchers from the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of Würzburg show that popular mobile messengers expose personal data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts based on phone numbers from their address book.

  • 2020/08/31

    Founding of the Hesse Centre for Artificial Intelligence

    © Claus Völcker

    TU Darmstadt will be home to the spokespeople and main site of the centre

    The new Hessian Centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI Centre Hesse) – funded by the State of Hesse and with its main site at TU Darmstadt – aims to deliver excellent basic research, focus on specific practical applications to find answers to the important challenges of our time and transfer the knowledge to business and society.

  • 2020/08/13

    Trust in AI but not blindly

    kersting nature – © Katrin Binner

    TU research team publishes results in “Nature Machine Intelligence”

    Artificial intelligence is sometimes met with scepticism but it has earned our trust. A research team at TU Darmstadt headed by Professor Kristian Kersting describes how to achieve this using a clever approach to interactive learning in the magazine “Nature Machine Intelligence”.

  • 2020/07/29

    Apply now!

    crossing – © SFB CROSSING

    CROSSING Female Student Mentoring and Networking Program.

    You are enrolled in a study program that is relevant for the Collaborative Research Center Cryptography-Based Security Solutions (CRC CROSSING), e.g. IT security, computer science, physics, or a related field at TU Darmstadt or computer science at University of Paderborn or University of Duisburg-Essen? You are interested in the development of cryptography-based security solutions of the future? You want to learn more about science and research? Then the CRC CROSSING invites you to apply for the CROSSING Female Student Mentoring and Networking Program.

  • 2020/07/28

    Artificial Intelligence for flexible robots

    Professor Jan Peters, Ph.D. – © Katrin Binner

    Proof of Concept: Professor Peters receives 150.000 euros from European Research Council

    Professor Jan Peters has been awarded a “Proof of Concept” grant of 150,000 euros by the European Research Council (ERC). He receives the award for his project “AssemblySkills”. The aim of the project is to give robots the ability to learn autonomously with the help of artificial intelligence.´

  • 2020/06/16

    Stefan Roth receives Longuet Higgins Prize 2020

    © Stefan Elges

    Fundamental contribution to Computer Vision

    Professor of Computer Science Stefan Roth is today honoured with the Longuet Higgins Prize 2020 for fundamental contributions in the field of computer vision. With this prize, a jury of experts each year highlights a publication that was published exactly ten years earlier and had a lasting influence on the further development of computer vision during this time. The award is presented at the prestigious CVPR conference and is endowed with a plaque and $3,000.

  • 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.

  • 2020/04/06

    Jonas Pfeiffer receives IBM PhD Fellowship Award

    © Privat

    First year PhD student Jonas Pfeiffer was selected to receive a 2020 IBM PhD Fellowship Award. This highly competitive award honors and supports exceptional PhD students in pioneering research areas. Jonas Pfeiffer is pursuing his PhD, supervised by Prof. Iryna Gurevych, at the UKP Lab where his focus is on on multi-modal, multi-lingual and multi-task machine learning.

  • 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.

  • 2020/03/11

    Daniel Demmler is Finalist in the CAST/GI IT-Security PhD Thesis Award

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    Former ENCRYPTO PhD student Daniel Demmler is in the final round of the CAST/GI PhD thesis award for IT-Security 2020. He will present his thesis at the finale at Sicherheit 2020 in Göttingen on Thu, 19 March 2020. From 2013 to 2018, he did his doctorate “Towards Practical Privacy-Preserving Protocols” with distinction at the ENCRYPTO group. He is a postdoc at Uni Hamburg since 2019.