Research

Research Interests

Nils is interested in information security aspects of practical systems. In particular, Nils is currently working on security analysis of large heterogeneous systems such as (smart) power grids. In addition, Nils is interested in physical layer security aspects of wireless and embedded systems, for example secure ranging, distance measurements and communication using wireless signals.

Current Research Projects

Project ReSILIoT: Research and Security Innovation Lab for Internet of Things
Status: Started 2015/09/14, until 2018/9/13
Role: Track-PI for 1 Task
Duration: 3 Years
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Project SUTD-ASPIRE: Advancing Security of Public Infrastructure using Resilience and Economics
Status: Started 2015/01/01, until 2018/12/31
Funding: 5.3M SGD
Role: Track-PI for 2 Tasks
Duration: 4 Years
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Location Privacy in Smart Cities
Status: Started 2017/07/15, until 2018/07/14
Role: PI, together with Shibo He from ZJU
Duration: 1 Year
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Completed Research Projects

National Science Experiment
Status: Started 2015/02/27, completed 2017/12/31
Role: Track-PI for 1 Task
Duration: 3 Years
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Project SAFE: Security Assessment and Forensic Examination
Status: Started 2014/08/01, completed 2018/01/31
Funding: 100k SGD
Role: PI
Duration: 3 Years
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CYPRO / iTrust Phase 1
Track: Physical Attacks & Access Control for mobile CPS
Status: started in 2013/08/01, joined 2014/10/01, completed September 2016
Role: Co-PI
Duration: 3 Years
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