New private lecturer: Dr Andrea Tundis

Inaugural lecture as part of his course on “Protection in Networked Systems (PNS)”


Dr Andrea Tundis completed his habilitation on the subject of computer crime in 2023 and thus acquired the right to teach as a private lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at TU Darmstadt. As part of his inaugural lecture, delivered yesterday, he presented a discourse on complex systems modelling and analysis. In the summer semester that has now commenced, he is offering the course “Protection in Networked Systems (PNS)”.

With his habilitation, Dr. Andrea Tundis acquired the right to teach as a private lecturer. Following his inaugural lecture, Dean Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Reuter congratulated him on receiving his habilitation certificate.


Andrea Tundis' research interests lie in the fields of infrastructure protection, complex systems modelling and the analysis of criminal networks. He received his PhD in Systems and Computer Science from the DIMES department of the Italian Università della Calabria in 2014. In 2023, he completed his habilitation at the Department of Computer Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt, where he worked on models and methods for defence against cybercrime and online terrorism. He currently leads a research group in the Digital Twins for Infrastructures department, which is part of the Institute for the Protection of Terrestrial Infrastructures at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Germany.