Participants

The National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE is a research center of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft for its two Darmstadt-based institutes SIT and IGD, in cooperation with Technische Universität Darmstadt and Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.
This merger represents the largest alliance of research institutes in the area of cybersecurity within Europe.


Scientific Contacts are

Prof. Reiner Anderl
TU Darmstadt
Department Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Steven Arzt
Fraunhofer SIT
Secure Software Engineering, Head of Department
Dr. Kpatcha Mazabalo Bayarou
Fraunhofer SIT
Mobile Systems and Mobile Networks, Head of Department
Prof. Alexander Benlian
TU Darmstadt
Department Law and Economics, Information Systems, Information Systems & E-Services
Prof. Carsten Binnig
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Data Management
Prof. Michael Braun
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Coding Theory, Cryptography, IT-Security
Prof. Christoph Busch
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Biometrics
Prof. Peter Buxmann
TU Darmstadt
Department Law and Economics, Information Systems
Dr. Naser Damer
Fraunhofer IGD
Smart Living & Biometric Technologies
Dr. Jean Paul Degabriele
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Cryptography and Network Security
Sinisa Dukanovic
Fraunhofer SIT
Industrial Security Solutions
Dr. Matthias Enzmann
Fraunhofer SIT
Cloud Computing und Identity und Privacy
Prof. Sebastian Faust
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Applied Cryptography
Prof. Dieter W. Fellner
Fraunhofer IGD | TU Darmstadt
Director | Department of Computer Science, Interactive Graphics Systems
Prof. Marc Fischlin
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Cryptography and Complexity Theory
Andreas Fuchs
Fraunhofer SIT
Cyber-Physical Systems und Automotive Security
Prof. Iryna Gurevych
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing (UKP) Lab
Prof. Kay Hamacher
TU Darmstadt
Department of Biology, Computational Biology and Si­mu­la­tion
Dr. Jens Heider
Fraunhofer SIT
Testlab Mobile Security, Head of Department
Prof. Andreas Heinemann
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Telecommunication, IT-Security
Dr. Thorsten Henkel
Fraunhofer SIT
Industrial Security Solutions, Head of Department
Dr. Olaf Henniger
Fraunhofer IGD
Smart Living & Biometric Technologies
Michael Herfert
Fraunhofer SIT
Cloud Computing and Identity and Privacy, Head of Department
Prof. Matthias Hollick
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Secure Mobile Networking
Philipp Holzinger
Fraunhofer SIT
Secure Software Engineering
Prof. Kristian Kersting
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Machine Learning
Florian Kirchbuchner, M. Sc.
Fraunhofer IGD
Smart Living & Biometric Technologies, Head of Department
Prof. Andreas Koch
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Embedded Systems and Applications
Prof. Jörn Kohlhammer
Fraunhofer IGD | TU Darmstadt
Information Visualization and Visual Analytics, Head of Department | Department of Computer Science, Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
Prof. Heinz Köppl
TU Darmstadt
Department Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bioinspired Communication Systems
Dr. Juliane Krämer
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, CDC - Cryptography and Computer Algebra
Prof. Christoph Krauß
Fraunhofer SIT | Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Cyber-Physical Systems, Head of Department | Department of Computer Science, Network Security and Computer Science
Dr. Michael Kreutzer
Fraunhofer SIT
Internationalization and Strategic Industrial Relations
Norman Lahr
Fraunhofer SIT
Advanced Cryptographic Engineering
Dr. Benjamin Lange
Fraunhofer SIT
Cloud Computing and Identity and Privacy
Prof. Heiko Mantel
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Modeling and Analysis of Information Systems
Prof. Michael Massoth
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Telecommunication, Business Informatics
Prof. Benjamin Meyer
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Visual Computing
Prof. Mira Mezini
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Software Technology
Prof. Max Mühlhäuser
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Telecooperation
Prof. Jan Peters
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
Dr. Christian Rathgeb
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, IT-Security, Biometrics
Prof. Christian Reuter
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Science and Technology for Peace and Security (PEASEC)
Prof. Stephan Rinderknecht
TU Darmstadt
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute for Mechatronic Systems
Matthias Ritscher
Fraunhofer SIT
Testlab Mobile Security
Prof. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, System Security
Dr. Markus Schneider
Fraunhofer SIT
Prof. Thomas Schneider
TU Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science, Cryptography and Privacy Engineering
Marija Schufrin
Fraunhofer IGD
Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
Dr. Haya Shulman
Fraunhofer SIT
Cybersecurity Analytics and Defences, Head of Department
Prof. Beatrix Süß
TU Darmstadt
Department Biology
Prof. Martin Steinebach
Fraunhofer SIT | TU Darmstadt
Media Security and IT Forensics, Head of Department | Department of Computer Science, Media Security and IT-Forensics
Prof. Martin Stiemerling
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Telematics, Communication Informatics and Computer Science
Alex Ulmer
Fraunhofer IGD
Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
Prof. Stefan Valentin
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, Mobile Netzworks
Prof. Joachim Vogt
TU Darmstadt
Human Sciences, Work- and Engineering Psyochology
Prof. Michael Waidner
Fraunhofer SIT | TU Darmstadt
Director | Department of Computer Science, Security in Information Technology
Dr. Stefan Wesarg
Fraunhofer IGD
Visual Healthcare Technologies, Head of Department
Prof. Alexander Wiesmaier
Darmstadt University of Applied Siences
Department of Computer Science, IT-Security
York Yannikos
Fraunhofer SIT
Media Security and IT Forensics