Students

PhD Students (Supervisor)

  • Abhilash Hota, Jacobs University, (PhD TBD)
    “TBD”
  • Vaibhav Bajpai, Jacobs University (PhD 2016)
    “Understanding the Impact of Network Infrastructure Changes using Large-Scale Measurement Platforms”
  • Anuj Sehgal, Jacobs University (unfinished)
    “Underwater Communication and Internet of Things”
  • Nikolay Melnikov Jacobs University (unfinished)
    “Cybermetrics”
  • Iyad Tumar, Jacobs University (PhD 2010)
    “Resource Management of Disruption Tolerant Networks”
  • Ha Manh Tran, Jacobs University (PhD 2009)
    “Distributed Case-based Reasoning”

PhD Students (Committee Member)

  • David Black, Jacobs University Bremen (PhD 2019)
    “Auditory Display for Image-Guided Medical Interventions”
  • Luuk Hendriks, University of Twente (PhD 2019)
    “Measuring IPv6 Resilience and Security”
  • Petr Velan, Masaryk University (PhD 2018)
    “Application-Aware Flow Monitoring”
  • Jair Santanna, University of Twente (PhD 2017)
    “DDoS as a Service: Investigating Booter Websites”
  • Roland van Rijswijk-Deij, University of Twente (PhD 2017)
    “Improving DNS Security: A Measurement-Based Approach”
  • Anthéa Mayzaud, Université de Lorraine (PhD 2016)
    “Monitoring and Security for the RPL-based Internet of Things”
  • Misbah Uddin, KTH Stockholm (PhD 2016)
    “A Bottom-Up Approach to Real-Time Search in Large Networks and Clouds”
  • Ronny Klauck, Technical University Cottbus (PhD 2016)
    “Seamless Integration of Smart Objects into the Internet using XMPP and mDNS/DNS-SD”
  • Jörg Jung, University of Potsdam (PhD 2015)
    “Efficient Credit based Server Load Balancing”
  • Anna Sperotto, Univeristy of Twente (PhD 2010)
    “Flow-Based Intrusion Detection”
  • Hamed Bastani, Jacobs University (PhD 2009)
    “Spatial Positioning with Wireless Chirp Spread Spectrum Ranging”
  • Kyrre Begnum, University of Oslo / Oslo University College (PhD 2008)
    “Towards Autonomic Management in System Administration”
  • Hrishikesh Venkataraman, Jacobs University (PhD 2007)
    “Performance Analysis of Multihop Wireless Networks”
  • Elmar Ludwig, University of Osnabrück (PhD 2006)
    “Multi-threaded User Interfaces in Java”
  • Martijn N. Rooker, Jacobs University (PhD 2005)
    “Communicative Exploration - A Multi-Robot Exploration Approach”

Master Students

  • Mark Clemens Körner (MSc 2020)
    “Graph Representation Learning for Cyber Threat Intelligence: Exploring Threat Similarity through Graph Embeddings”
  • Steffie Jacob Eravuchira, Jacobs University (MSc 2015)
    “Measuring Webpage Similarity from Dual-stacked Hosts”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE/ACM CNSM 2016)
  • Vaibhav Bajpai, Jacobs University (MSc 2012)
    “Network Flow Query Language”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2013 and IEEE TNSM 2017)
  • Vitali Bashko, Jacobs University (MSc 2012)
    “Internet Measurement on Smart Phones”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2013)
  • Vladislav Perelman, Jacobs University (MSc 2012)
    “Security in the Internet of Things”
    (paper appeared in IEEE Communications Magazine 2012)
  • Kevin Korte, Jacobs University (MSc 2011)
    “Evaluation of ContikiRPL Local Repairs”
    (paper appeared in IFIP AIMS 2012)
  • Nikolay Melnikov, Jacobs University (MSc 2010)
    “Cybermetrics: Identification of Users Through Network Flow Analysis”
    (paper appeared in IFIP AIMS 2010)
  • Siarhei Kuryla, Jacobs University (MSc 2010)
    “Implementation and Evaluation of the Simple Network Management Protocol over IEEE 802.15.4 Radios under the Contiki Operating System”
    (paper appeared in IFIP AIMS 2011)
  • Anuj Sehgal, Jacobs University (MSc 2009)
    “Analysis and Simulation of the Deep Sea Acoustic Channel for Sensor Networks”
    (paper appeared in IEEE Oceans 2009)
  • Kaloyan Kanev, Jacobs University (MSc 2009)
    “Network Flow Analysis Application”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/ACM AIMS 2010)
  • Vladislav Marinov, Jacobs University (MSc 2008)
    “Design of an IP Flow Record Query Language”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/ACM AIMS 2008 and IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2009)
  • Georgi Chulkov, Jacobs University (MSc 2008)
    “Buglook: A Scalable Distributed Search Engine for Bug Reports”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2008 and Springer JNSM 2009)
  • Ivan Delchev, Jacobs University (MSc 2007)
    “Design and Implementation of a Runtime-controllable Architecture for Multi-threaded Programs with the ACE Toolkit”
  • Catalin Ciocov, Jacobs University (MSc 2007)
    “Simple Network Management Protocol Trace Analysis”
  • Matus Harvan, Jacobs University (MSc 2007)
    “Connecting Wireless Sensor Networks to the Internet - a 6lowpan Implementation for TinyOS 2.0”
    (paper appeared in PIK 4 / 2008)
  • Vlad Balan, Jacobs University (MSc 2006)
    “An Experimental Evaluation of Voice-over-IP Quality over the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol” (paper appeared in IEEE INFOCOM 2007)

Bachelor Students

  • Albrit Bendo, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Survey and Classification of Covid-19 Apps”
  • Ankit Koirala, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Comparison of Software Update Mechanisms Supported by Embedded Operating Systems”
  • Digdarshan Kunwar, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “OpenWrt RESTCONF (ORC) Extension to Support Operations”
  • Dipak Kandel, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Microarchitectural Attacks on Trusted Executed Environments”
  • Eglis Balani, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Distributed Denial of Service Detection Survey”
  • Huzaifa Hashim, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Challenge-Response Based Remote Attestation with TPM 2.0”
  • Ivan Kabadzhov, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Hash-Based Signature Schemes Comparison on ARM Cortex-M4”
  • Raja Abdur Rafey, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Remote Attestation of Network Devices using TPM 2.0 and YANG”
  • Taiyr Begeyev, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Decentralized versus Centralized Approaches for Contact-Tracing”
  • Arsenij Percov, Jacobs University (BSc 2021?)
    “Comparison of TrustZone-M Support by Different Embedded Systems”
  • Osama Zaid Santanna Al-Wardi, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    ““Performing Service Dependency Discovery on Web Application Clients
  • Iulia Ana-Maria Cornea, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Clustering and Community Detection in Cyber Threat Intelligence”
  • Yiping Deng, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    ““DDoS Open Thread Signaling on OpenWRT
  • Brian Sherif Hanna Nasralla, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Secure Update Mechanisms on Constrained IoT Devices”
  • Dung Tri Huynh Tri, Jacobs University (BS, 2020)
    “Sonification of Flow-based Network Intrusion Detection System (Son-FNIDS)”
  • Irsida Mana, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Network Service Dependency Discovery: Comparison of NSDMiner and TE-CyberSNAP”
  • Ardit Shala, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Service Dependency Discovery on Microservice Architectures (MSA)”
  • Dushan Terzikj, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Integration of a Network Measurement Daemon (LMAPD) with a Remote Configuration Daemon (ORC)”
  • Lyubomir Rosenov Tsvetkov, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “OpenWrt LuCI Support for the LMAP Daemon”
  • Melvin Wolf, Jacobs University (BSc 2020)
    “Applications of Metamorphic Testing to Security”
    (paper to appear in IEEE/ACM ICSE MET 2021)
  • Oana Miron, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “An Antifragile Approach to the Automatic Detection and Mitigation of DDoS Attacks”
  • John Eric Alexander von Rosen, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “From Smooth Jazz to Death Metal: The Sonification of Computer Networks”
  • Mohit Shrestha, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “OpenWrt LuCI Support for the LMAP Daemon”
  • Matius Sulung Chairani, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Towards More Practical Lightweight Post-quantum Remote Attestation for Embedded Devices”
  • Malte Aaron Granderath, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “An Implementation of the RESTCONF Protocol for OpenWrt”
    (paper appeared in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2020)
  • Milen Asenov Vitanov, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “An Evaluation of the eXpress Data Path”
  • Majorka Thanasi, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Secure Computing and System Call Filtering with eBPF”
  • Sahil Mehta, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Examining Time-to-Live Values of DNS Resource Records Resolving to Content Delivery Networks”
  • Baris Demirel, Jacobs University (BSc 2019)
    “Analysis of Content Delivery Networks Popularity Evolution Using DNS Records”
  • Frenci Rakipi, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Generating IPv6 Target Addresses”
  • Giorgi Eliava, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Integration of Large-Scale Measurement Platform Daemon with the Sysrepo Daemon”
  • Berk Dikici, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “IP Forwarding Resilience in ONOS”
  • Bishwa Kranti Thapa, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Robustness Testing of ONOS”
  • Kamila Hasanbega, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Robustness of Automated Software Updates of Browsers”
  • Samuel Simbarashe Ngwarai, Jacobs University (BSc 2018)
    “Robustness of Automated Software Updates of Operating Systems”
  • Felix Schmoll, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “On the Resilience of Software-Defined Network Controllers”
  • Ozan Kaya, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “Comparison of IPv6 and IPv4 Geolocation Accuracy”
  • Leonhard Kuboschek, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “Effect of Content Delivery Networks on Measured IPv6 Adoption”
  • Inti Gabriel Mendoza Estrada, Jacobs University (BSc 2017)
    “QUIC – an Experimental Analysis and Comparison Against TCP”
  • Annu Thappa, Jacobs University (BSc 2016)
    “Extending OpenDaylight to Communicate with LMAP Agents”
  • Nicholas Matthew Lee, Jacobs University (BSc 2016)
    “A Big Data DNS Analysis: IPv6 Email Readiness, Caching Behavior, and Host Identification”
  • Otar Bichiashvili, Jacobs University (BSc 2015)
    “Large-scale TCP Throughput Performance Measurement over IPv4 and IPv6”
  • Vlad Ungureanu, Jacobs University (BSc 2015)
    “Large-Scale Measurement Platforms, Jacobs University (LMAP) Protocol Implementation”
  • Victoria Beleuta, Jacobs University, Jacobs University (BSc 2014)
    “Generation of Test Cases from YANG Data Models”
  • Durim Morina, Jacobs University, Jacobs University (BSc 2013)
    “NFQL Front-End Parser”
  • Boris Espinoza-Kalchev, Jacobs University (BSc 2012)
    “Last-mile IPv6 Teredo Tunneling Performance Evaluation”
  • Prashant Vaibhav, Jacobs University (BSc 2012)
    “Porting the BSD net80211 wireless stack to the Mac OS X kernel”
  • Plamen Sashev Dimitrov, Jacobs University (BSc 2011)
    “TCP Congestion Control Measurements”
  • Johannes Schauer, Jacobs University (BSc 2011)
    “Flowy 2.0: Fast Execution of Stream-based IP Flow Queries”
  • Aleksandar Siljanovski, Jacobs University (BSc 2011)
    “Multicast DNS on Resource Constrained Devices in Low-power Lossy IPv6 Networks”
  • Peter Nemeth, Jacobs University (BSc 2010)
    “Flowy Improvements using Map/Reduce”
  • Vladislav Perelman, Jacobs University (BSc 2010)
    “Flow Signatures of Popular Applications”
  • Shikhar Bhushan, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “A Python Module for NETCONF Clients”
  • Rahul Jain, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Linux Integration of an IEEE 80.15.4 Transceiver”
  • Kevin Korte, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Evaluation of 6lowpan Implementations”
  • Yassine Lamrani, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Linux Driver for an IEEE 802.15.4 Chipset”
  • Krenar Muhidini, Jacobs University (BSc 2009)
    “Securing Wireless Sensor Networks”
  • Semir Elezovic, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Multi-Touch User Interfaces”
  • Dimitar Nedev, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “FS20 Hardware Interface for MicaZ Motes”
  • Ivan Stefanov, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “FS20 / SNMP Gateway on TinyOS”
  • Vassil Stefanov, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Mesh Routing for IPv6 over 802.15.4 on TinyOS”
  • Elchin Asgarov, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Implementation and Evaluation of SSH Session Resumption”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2008)
  • Mihai Cretu, Jacobs University (BSc 2008)
    “Session Resumption for the Secure Shell Protocol”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE IM 2008)
  • Vladimir Iliev, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “Mesh Routing for Low-Power Mobile Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks Using LOAD”
  • Iliyan Zarov, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “Mesh Routing for Low-Power Mobile Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks Using DYMO-low”
  • Alexandru Stan, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “Porting the Core of the Contiki operating system to the TelosB and MicaZ platforms”
  • Adrian Djokic, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “MICAz and TelosB Sensor Device Driver Port to Contiki”
  • Kaloyan Kanev, Jacobs University (BSc 2007)
    “SMIng Language Parser For Libsmi”
  • Vladislav Marinov, Jacobs University (BSc 2006)
    “Implementation and Evaluation of the Secure Shell (SSH) Security Model for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)”
    (paper appeared in IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2006 and IEEE TNSM 2011)
  • Veddad Zahiragic, Jacobs University (BSc 2006)
    “A Survey of the State of the Art in the Application of Reasoning Techniques for Network Configuration Management”
  • Arnav Ghai, Jacobs University (BSc 2005)
    “Using Reputation for Trust Generation in Network Management”
  • Matus Harvan, Jacobs University (BSc 2005)
    “Prefix- and Lexicographical-order-preserving IP Address Anonymization”
    (paper appeared in IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2006)
  • Catalin Ciocov, Jacobs University (BSc 2004)
    “NETCONF - Design and Implementation of a Prototype”

Habilitation Students (Committee Member)

  • Robert Koch, Universität der Bundeswehr (2017)
    “A Framework for Smart Network Defence”