Nils Ole Tippenhauer


CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security

Nils Tippenhauer is a faculty at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security in Germany. Until 2018, Nils was an Assistant Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He earned his Dr. Sc. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich (Switzerland) in 2012.

Nils Tippenhauer is interested in information security aspects of practical systems. In particular, Nils is currently working on security of industrial control systems and the Industrial Internet of Things, for applications such as public infrastructure (e.g., public water systems and power grids). At SUTD, he was involved in the construction and operation of several practical testbeds in those areas (SWaT, WADI, EPIC). In addition, Nils worked on physical layer security aspects of wireless and embedded systems, for example secure ranging, distance measurements and communication using wireless signals