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SnT celebrates 10-year anniversary with Partnership Day
Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2019
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the occasion of its yearly Partnership Day.
Partnership Day 2019
Event date: Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Hour:  9:00 15:00
Place:  Casino 2000 Rue Flammang 5618 Mondorf-les-Bains
Partnership Day Marks a Decade of SnT
Published on Friday, 07 June 2019
In the fast moving world of ICT all eyes are constantly on the next challenge, whether that be self-driving cars, smart factories or augmented reality. For once, SnT researchers and industry collab...
PhD Defense: Nonlinear Observation and Control of a Lightweight Robotic Manipulator Actuated by Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Wires
Event date: Friday, 07 June 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Serket Quintanar Guzman
SRM Research Seminar: Passwords are Dead - What's Next?
Event date: Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 1.040 Campus Belval, Maison du nombre 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Prof. Markus Dürmuth (Ruhr Uni­ver­si­ty Bo­chum)
Security Project of the Year Award for SnT Team
Published on Wednesday, 12 June 2019
A team of SnT researchers, working in collaboration with the Luxembourg Institute of Standardisation, Accreditation, Safety and Quality of Products and Services (ILNAS), has won the Information Sec...
Workshop: NVIDIA DLI Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multiple Data Types
Event date: Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Dr Georgios Varisteas
SES Legal Workshop: Space Law in a Networked World
Event date: Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Hour:  13:00 20-06 | 18:00
Place:  SES Luxembourg Château de Betzdorf Rue Pierre Werner 6815 Betzdorf
Autonomous Driving… on the Moon
Published on Thursday, 27 June 2019
Developing autonomous vehicles for use on Earth is already a major research challenge, occupying some of the brightest minds in science. Not to be outdone, a team of researchers at the University o...
I was one of the first researchers at SnT
Published on Monday, 01 July 2019
Bhavani Shankar was one of the first employees at SnT. He’s come a long way since joining as a fresh-faced post-doc in 2009, and now manages teams and projects working on satellite communication...
UniGR Summer School on Verification Technology, Systems and Applications (VTSA 2019)
Event date: Monday, 01 July 2019
Hour:  8:00 05-07 | 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval, 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
PhD Defense: Creating better ground truth to further understand Android malware
Event date: Monday, 01 July 2019
Hour:  14:30 18:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Médéric Hurier
Technical and legal perspectives of smart contracts: an interdisciplinary dialogue
Smart contracts
Event date: Monday, 01 July 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir (MSA), Room 4.500
Speaker: Dr. Eliza Mik & Robert Norvill
Research Seminar: Detecting Potentially Harmful Android Applications at Scale
Event date: Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Damien Octeau, Google
Aligning Public and Private Investment in ICT Research
Published on Wednesday, 10 July 2019
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has awarded funding to seven industry collaborations at the University of Luxembourg, of which four are taking place at SnT. The support comes through FN...
I Came to SnT in Search of New Challenges
Published on Monday, 15 July 2019
Gabriele Lenzini joined SnT exactly one year after we opened our doors, in search of new interdisciplinary challenges. Today he leads research in the APSIA Research Group’s IRiSCLab, the Laboratory...
Introduction to Post-quantum Cryptography (Part 1)
Event date: Monday, 15 July 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Maison du Nombre 1.020
Speaker: Prof. Jintai Ding
Introduction to Post-quantum Cryptography (Part 2)
Event date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Maison du Nombre 1.020
Speaker: Prof. Jintai Ding
I Help Researchers Commercialise their Work
Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Cécile Petit joined SnT eight years ago to take on the challenge of coordinating research projects with experts in software engineering. Today she also manages projects in technology transfer, help...
I was Attracted by SnT’s Industry Collaboration Model
Published on Monday, 12 August 2019
We welcomed researcher Mike Sabetzadeh to SnT in 2012, and ever since he’s been at the heart of our work in software requirements engineering. Having studied in Canada and held research positions i...
Research Seminar: Wireless Communication Networks Challenges with 5G and Beyond Applications
Event date: Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof Glauber Brante, Federal University of Technology Curitiba, Brazil
Workshop - NVIDIA Fundamentals of Accelerated Computing with CUDA Python
Event date: Friday, 30 August 2019
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building
Speaker: Dr Georgios Varisteas (University of Luxembourg)
Smart Schoul 2025
Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019
Every morning the students of the Lycee Edward Steichen at Clervaux (LESC) walk through the front doors and past something rather unusual — a round platform partially enclosed by two white screens.
3D Tech for Stroke Survivors
Published on Thursday, 05 September 2019
Walking into the 4th-floor conference room at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), I was expecting to see something big and unusual
ISM Module on SatComs
Event date: Friday, 06 September 2019
Hour:  9:00 11-09 | 17:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
PhD Defense: Integrity and Confidentiality Problems of Outsourcing
Event date: Monday, 09 September 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room 1.040 Maison du Nombre (MNO), Campus Belval 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Balázs Pejo
Research Seminar: 10 Years of IST Austria
Event date: Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger
I Joined by Chance, but Won’t Be Leaving
Tegawendé Bissyande
Published on Friday, 13 September 2019
Tegawendé Bissyande took an unorthodox path to SnT before joining in 2013 to work on mobile security and...
PhD Defense: Assessment and Improvement of the Practical Use of Mutation for Automated Software Testing
Event date: Friday, 13 September 2019
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Thierry Titcheu Chekam
Research Seminar: Agile Software Engineering — Opportunities for Industry 4.0
Event date: Friday, 13 September 2019
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof. Serge Demeyer, University of Antwerp
Research Seminar: Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics - the end of the beginning
Event date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Hour:  14:45 15:45
Place:  Room Paul Feidert Campus Kirchberg 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi L-1359 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Alfred Taudes, WU, Vienna University of Economics and Business
PhD Defense: Access Control Mechanisms Reconsidered with Blockchain Technologies
Event date: Friday, 20 September 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E008 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Mathis Baden
European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2019
Event date: Monday, 23 September 2019
Hour:  9:00 27-09 | 21:00
Place:  Parc Hotel Alvisse
How to Stop Ransomware in its Tracks? Take Away its Tools
Published on Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Right around the time that the WannaCry ransomware began to wreak havoc globally, SnT’s Ziya Alper Genç, had a big idea. 'It became my obsession,' says Genç. 'I had this idea that I just couldn’t l...
Researchers uncover privacy flaw in e-passports
Privacy Flaw in e-Passports
Published on Wednesday, 25 September 2019
ESORICS 2019 Conference: Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have discovered a flaw in the security standard used in biometric passports (e-passports) worldwide since 2004. This standard, <...
Cybersecurity Buffet with Diversity on the Menu
Published on Thursday, 26 September 2019
In 1986, two programmers, Basit Farooq Alvi and Amjad Farooq Alvi, started receiving phone calls from all over the world. Angry phone calls, from angry IBM PC users demanding that the brothers disi...
Research Seminar: Systems Engineering and Design Synthesis Applications for Developing the Future Generation of Space Systems
Event date: Monday, 30 September 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Dr Loveneesh Rana, University of Texas at Arlington
Saving Lives at the Sharp End of Software Engineering
Published on Monday, 30 September 2019
According to the last major study in IT project failures, conducted by McKinsey and University of Oxford, half of all large IT projects “massively blow” their budgets. These large projects (defined...
How do I patent software?
Event date: Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Hour:  10:00 14:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
I Came to SnT to Create Something from Scratch
Published on Thursday, 03 October 2019
Professor Paulo Esteves-Veríssimo joined SnT in 2014. He previously led a research unit at the University of Lisbon and came to Luxembourg to build a new group focused on tackling extreme threats t...
PayPal, University and the FNR announce new Chair in FinTech
Published on Monday, 07 October 2019
Prof. Gilbert Fridgen has been appointed the inaugural PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services which will allow him to conduct scientific research at the digital transformation of fina...
It Wasn’t Me: Deniability in a Post-Quantum World
Published on Thursday, 10 October 2019
The quantum supremacy — the point at which quantum computers will begin to outperform traditional computers — is just around the corner. Quantum supercomputers will be able to execute ultra-complex...
How to Go from a 2-person Tech Start-Up to Market Leader
Event date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Thibault Britz, Talkwalker
Journée Mondiale de la Normalisation 2019
JMN 2019
Event date: Friday, 11 October 2019
Hour:  13:30 18:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Biotech II 6, avenue du Swing L-4367 Belvaux
Two FnR Inter Grants Awarded to SnT
Published on Monday, 14 October 2019
We’re pleased to announce that the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) and their partners at Luxembourg’s Funds Nationale de la Recherche (FNR) have awarded two of our own -- Professor Je...
The thing I like most about SnT? Multiculturalism.
Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Serket Quintanar Guzman is from a little city about 3 hours south of Mexico-City. Through her academic network, she was introduced to professor Dr. Holger Voos. 
Concordia Open Door Event
Event date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Hour:  9:00 17-10 | 16:00
Place:  Parc Hotel Alvisse 120 Route d'Echternach L-1453 Luxembourg
How a research partnership wins awards
Published on Monday, 21 October 2019
Doctoral researcher Amin Sleimi and senior research scientist Dr Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, part of SnT’s SVV requirements engineering team, won a Best Industrial Paper Award at the 2019 IEEE Internationa...
PhD Defense: Towards Optimal Real-Time Bidding Strategies For Display Advertising
Event date: Monday, 21 October 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Manxing Du
SnT Researcher Takes Team to Robotics Youth Olympics
Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2019
It’s not always easy being a researcher in automation and robotics. Tell someone what you do, and there’s a good chance they’ll ask you if you’re planning on automating their job.
PhD Defense: From Persistent Homology to Reinforcement Learning With Applications for Retail Banking
Event date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Jérémy Charlier
Partnership CSSF - SnT
CSSF and Uni.lu sign agreement
Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019
On 24 October 2019, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), and the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) officially signed, in the presenc...
Research Seminar: Untraceability in the CryptoNote-style blockchain
Event date: Thursday, 24 October 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Room 1.030 Maison du Nombre (MNO), Campus Belval 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Dr Jiangshan Yu, Monash University
Research Seminar: RM-replay: a high-fidelity tuning, optimization and exploration tool for resource management
Event date: Thursday, 24 October 2019
Hour:  14:15 15:15
Place:  Room 1.030 Maison du Nombre (MNO), Campus Belval 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Maxime Martinasso, Chief Technical Officer, CSCS
SnT Team wins Facebook Software Testing Competition
Published on Wednesday, 30 October 2019
When Facebook develops new features, they rely on software-quality engineers to ensure that everything will work according to plan. When their tests indicate a problem, these software-quality engin...
Data is the new gold for this Brazilian native
Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Jorge Augusto Meira left his native Brazil to join SnT in 2016. The research associate works on data: big data, data engineering, data management, machine learning and so on. They say data is...
Science Festival 2019: play with Science!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
Hour:  10:00 10-11 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg-Grund Musée national d’histoire naturelle + Abbaye Neumünster
University brings workshops to Luxembourg’s Science Festival
Science Festival 2019
Published on Monday, 11 November 2019
The University of Luxembourg fascinated visitors with scientific displays at the Science Festival held from 7 to 10 November 2019 in Luxembourg City. Thousands of guests attended the four-day event...
Satellite Pre-coding Clears Congested Airwaves
Published on Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Access the Internet wherever and whenever you need to, whether in a plane or out at sea. 

Buy land, they’re not making any more of it.” Mark Twain’s famous advice was probably s...

Research across cultures, as well as disciplines
Published on Thursday, 14 November 2019
Marharyta Aleksandrva is a postdoc at SnT. Hailing from Ukraine, she earned her PhD in Computer Science as part of a French-Ukrainian dual doctoral supervision program – often called a cotutelle he...
Get to know the Luxembourg Startup Ecosystem
Event date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Charles-Louis Machuron, Founder of Silicon Luxembourg
How to create my spin-off at SnT?
Event date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Hour:  12:00 12:30
Place:  Room E003 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Jacek Plucinski, Raphael Frank & Carlo Duprel
PhD Defense: Towards a Modelling Framework with Temporal and Uncertain Data for Adaptive Systems
Event date: Friday, 29 November 2019
Hour:  13:30 16:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Ludovic Mouline
Open Source in Research, Licensing and Business
Event date: Monday, 02 December 2019
Hour:  9:30 12:30
Place:  Brasserie John's, JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Malcolm Bain, Across Legal
PhD Defense: Graph-Based Algorithms for Smart Mobility Planning and Large-Scale Network Discovery
Event date: Tuesday, 03 December 2019
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir (MSA), Campus Belval 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Boonyarit Changaival
The Future of Satellites is Distributed and Precoded
Published on Monday, 09 December 2019
Liz Martínez Marrero Wins Best Student Paper Award for Work Applying Precoding to Distributed Satellites. 
Research Seminar: Pricing and Optimizing Cloud Services Models
Event date: Monday, 09 December 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 1.030 Maison du Nombre (MNO), Campus Belval 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Caesar Wu, Telstra
Luxembourg strengthens its position as an EU blockchain hub
Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2019
On 4 December 2019, five major actors from the technology ecosystem launched a cross-industry collaboration to drive the adoption of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) for...
PhD Defense: Deep Pattern Mining for Program Repair
Event date: Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Kui Liu
Turning researchers into entrepreneurs
Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019
Jacek Plucinski left his native Poland two years ago and joined SnT as a Technology Transfer Officer in 2018. He wanted to keep developing a career he kicked off over 10 years ago working in techno...
Research Seminar: Designing Future Space Systems – From Gram-scale spacecraft to product-service system of systems
Event date: Thursday, 19 December 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Andreas Makoto Hein
JavaScript Meetup: In Front of the Pyramid
Event date: Wednesday, 08 January 2020
Hour:  19:00 20:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Oussama Ghalbzouri
PhD Defense: Machine Learning-based Methods for Driver Identification and Behavior Assessment: Applications for CAN and Floating Car Data
Event date: Thursday, 09 January 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E01 0126010 Maison du Nombre 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Sasan Jafarnejad
PhD Defense: Performance Evaluation and Modelling of Saas Web Services in the Cloud
Event date: Friday, 10 January 2020
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Room MSA 4.530 Maison du Savoir 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Abdallah Ali Zainelabden Abdallah Ibrahim
The 360Lab: An Interdisciplinary Hub for Smart Mobility
Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Autonomous vehicle technology is already sending ripples through the automotive industry. And here in Luxembourg, Dr Raphael Frank
Megeno and University partner to develop EU-wide genome data services
Published on Monday, 20 January 2020
Megeno S.A. and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) signed a partnership agreement on the development of user-centred, transparent and...
Research Seminar: Quantum Secure Communication
Event date: Friday, 24 January 2020
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof Mohamed Bourennane, Stockholm University
Data Privacy Day 2020
Data Privacy Day 2020
Event date: Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Hour:  9:00 12:45
Place:  Belval Campus Maison du Savoir 2 rue de l’Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Research Seminar: Distributed Space Systems: A Future of Small Satellites
Event date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Dr. Jian Guo, TU Delft
Luxembourg Legal Hackers Meetup: Communicating in a private way: why should you care?
Event date: Thursday, 30 January 2020
Hour:  18:15 20:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Research Seminar: Informed Consent for Whole Genome Sequencing
Event date: Monday, 03 February 2020
Hour:  14:30 16:00
Place:  Room MSA 3.350 Maison du Savoir 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Davit Chokoshvili
5 Obstacles Women face when going into Entrepreneurship
Event date: Tuesday, 04 February 2020
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Larissa Best
JavaScript Meetup: Hexagonal Architecture in NodeJS & Data Fetching patterns with React Suspense
Event date: Thursday, 06 February 2020
Hour:  19:00 20:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Rodislav Moldovan & Anton Kabysh
PhD Defense: Design and Optimization of Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer Systems
Event date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Hour:  14:30 17:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Sumit Gautam
Inventing Autonomy for In-Orbit Satellite Repairs
SnT LIFT ME UP University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 13 February 2020
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) signed a partnership agreement with the space start-up LIFT ME OFF (LMO). The cooperation provides...
Learning Satellite Mission Design with CubeSats
Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2020
A highlight of the newly launched Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) at the University of Luxembourg is the CubeSat laboratory, where students design and build a satellite mission.
Research Seminar: Earth Observation Applications with Synthetic Aperture Radar in the modern era
Event date: Monday, 02 March 2020
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Dr Raffaella Guida, Surrey Space Centre
Research Seminar: Perturbation Validation: A New Heuristic to Validate Machine Learning Models
Event date: Monday, 02 March 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Jie Zhang, UCL
Data Science Meetup: Randomness in iTunes and a NeurIPS Review
Event date: Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Hour:  19:00 21:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Preparing for the Future of FinTech
Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2020
Prof. Gilbert Fridgen who leads the FINATRAX research group at SnT speaks with us about the challenges the financial service companies will be confronted to. 
NVIDIA Workshop: Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multi-GPUs
Event date: Friday, 06 March 2020
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Dr Georgios Varisteas, University of Luxembourg
Research Seminar: Metamorphic Testing: A Guided Tour
Event date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room E004 JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof Sergio Segura, University of Seville
Spectrum Crunch in the Fight Against COVID-19
Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on infrastructure is far reaching, with satellites now playing an increasing role in maintaining connectivity and delivering eHealth services.
PhD Defense: From 2D Dense to 3D Sparse Trajectories for Human Action Detection and Recognition
Event date: Monday, 20 April 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Please register via the link in order to get access!
Speaker: Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Carlo Duprel: Connecting Innovation
Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Carlo Duprel, Head of the Technology Transfer Office sat down with
From Idea to Startup: What is the Reality of Being an Entrepreneur
Event date: Tuesday, 05 May 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Speaker: Ilana Devillers (Food4All)
SnT 2019 Annual Report is Live
Annual Report Cover - 10 Years of Research
Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Last year SnT continued to make strides in innovation as it marked its tenth year of cutting-edge ICT research. Highlights from the year have been collected for the 2019 Annual Report, where we go...
Balancing IT Security and Privacy Rights for Contact Tracing
Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020
A critical information infrastructure-based approach to contact tracing.

Editorial by Paulo Estev...

SnT Director Recognised by IEEE for Signal Processing Work
Published on Friday, 15 May 2020
At the ICASSP conference held virtually last week SnT Director Björn Ottersten received the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Column Award, with co-authors Prof Emil Björnson (Linköping Universi...
European Research Council Recognises SnT Radar Project
Proof of Concept SnT
Published on Monday, 18 May 2020
Prof. Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), has received a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The...
PhD Defense: Reconciling Data Privacy with Sharing in Next-Generation Genomic Workflows
Event date: Monday, 18 May 2020
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Speaker: Maria Fernandes
PhD Defense: Formal Framework for Verifying Implementations of Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Protocols Under Various Models
Event date: Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Speaker: Ivana Vukotic
University Releases Beta of COVID-19 Exit Strategy Simulator
Exit Strategy Simulator
Published on Monday, 25 May 2020
A team at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), led by SnT Vice-Director Yves Le Traon, has developed an online tool to simulate COVID-1...
University projects receive additional funding to research COVID-19
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2020
The FNR has published the results of its second COVID-19 Fast Track Call. Eight projects from the University of Luxembourg have been retained for funding, representing a financial commitment of 347...
PhD Defense: Routing Strategies and Content Dissemination Techniques for Software-Defined Vehicular Networks
Event date: Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Hour:  14:15 16:00
Speaker: Antonio Di Maio
PhD Defense: Symbol Level Precoding Techniques for Hardware and Power Efficient Wireless Transceivers
Event date: Friday, 05 June 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Stavros Domouchtsidis
PhD Defense: A Formal Approach to Ontology Recommendation for Enhanced Interoperability in Open IoT Ecosystems
Event date: Monday, 15 June 2020
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Speaker: Niklas Kolbe
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Dr Raphael Frank is a research scientist and entrepreneur at the University of Luxembourg’s SnT. He is applying his expertise in computer vision to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. Maint...
PaperJam Club Talk: The Ambitious Path to Open Finance
Event date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Hour:  17:45 18:45
Speaker: Gilbert Fridgen
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Peter Ryan profile text
Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Peter Ryan is Professor of Applied Security at University of Luxembourg’s SnT. He brings some 30 years of experience as a privacy and information security researcher to the fight against COVID-19....
The Skill Set for the Future of Financial Services
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
New technologies are already making massive changes to the financial sector and professionals in Luxembourg are gearing up to ensure the country maintains its competitive edge. SnT’s PayPal-FNR PEA...
University’s supercomputer supports fight against COVID-19
HPC Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility has significantly contributed to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since mid-March 2020.
Academic promotions announced
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce the following academic promotions.
Asteroid Day 2020
Event date: Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Hour:  18:00 21:00
New Space Master website launched, apply today!
Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Just in time for Asteroid Day, the University of Luxembourg unveiled its brand new website offering interested students a deep dive into the Interdisciplinary Space Master.
PhD Defence: Waveform Design for Automotive Joint-Radar Communication
Event date: Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Hour:  9:30 11:00
Speaker: Sayed Hossein Dokhanchi
How machine learning can help assess SME credit risk
Yoba Smart Money Logo
Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020
A new partnership between SnT and Yoba Smart Money, a Luxembourgish technology start-up, will explore the use of machine learning to assess the credit risk associated with Small and Medium Enterpri...
Cutting-Edge Research for Novel Satellite-Terrestrial Networks
Published on Thursday, 09 July 2020
A six-year research partnership between the University and SES will be funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund’s Industrial Partnership Block Grant programme.
EU Commission approved European Space University for Earth & Humanity
Published on Friday, 10 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg is a partner in the project “European University - European Space University for Earth and Humanity” (UNIVERSEH), approved by the European Commission under the Erasmus+...
Partnership Strengthens Luxembourg’s Smart Mobility Industry
Civil Maps
Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Silicon Valley start-up Civil Maps and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announce a research partnership focused on autonomous drivin...
PhD Defense: Blockchain Technology for Data Sharing in the Banking Sector
Event date: Thursday, 16 July 2020
Hour:  9:00 10:30
Speaker: Robert Norvill
PhD Defense: Blockchain-enabled Traceability and Immutability for Financial Applications
Event date: Monday, 20 July 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:03
Speaker: Nida Khan
University Spin-off DataThings Partners on Computer Vision Research
Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has signed a partnership with DataThings to conduct research on intelligent softwa...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
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Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Lisa Veiber is a research and development specialist at the University of Luxembourg's SnT. A native Luxembourger, Veiber spent five years in the United Kingdom before moving back home. She holds a...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
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Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Dr. Jun Pang is a research scientist at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine (FSTM) and its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT)...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Dr Jorge Augusto Meira and PhD student Fernando Kaway Carvalho Ota work together at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As a research...
Behind the News: Interview with Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
Published on Thursday, 03 September 2020
Today the University announced that Prof. Tegawendé F. Bissyandé from the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has been awarded an ERC Start...
Prof. Bissyandé Receives ERC Grant for Software Repair Research
Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
Published on Thursday, 03 September 2020
Professor Tegawendé F. Bissyandé from the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has been awarded the prestigious Starting Grant by the Europe...
PhD Defense: Automated Requirements-based Security Testing of Web-oriented Software Systems
Event date: Tuesday, 08 September 2020
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Speaker: Xuan Phu Mai
University Spin-off Databourg Tackles Flash Flooding With Satellite
Published on Monday, 14 September 2020
Rain nowcasting, a technology used to warn of imminent flash flooding and other extreme weather events, has been reimagined by the start-up Databourg Systems, the first Space sector spin-off to com...
ICT Spring 2020
ICT Spring
Event date: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Hour:  9:00 16-09 | 18:00
Speaker: Symeon Chatzinotas
Space Forum 2020
Space Forum
Event date: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Hour:  9:00 16-09 | 18:00
Speaker: Symeon Chatzinotas
PhD Defense: Logically centralized security for Software-Defined Networking
Event date: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Speaker: Diego Kreutz
PhD Defense: Security and Privacy of Blockchain Protocols and Applications
Event date: Thursday, 17 September 2020
Hour:  17:00 20:00
Speaker: Sergei Tikhomirov
SnT on Stage at ICT Spring 2020
ICT Spring Image
Published on Friday, 18 September 2020
Earlier this week SnT’s experts were featured in the speaker line-up of ICT Spring 2020 in Luxembourg - an event that gathers business decisions makers, innovation managers, startups, researchers a...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Thursday, 24 September 2020
Salah Ghamizi is a PhD student at SnT and a member of Professor Yves Le Traon’s Security Design and Validation Research Group.
PhD Defense: Data Analytics and Consensus Mechanisms in Blockchains
Event date: Thursday, 24 September 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Speaker: Daniel Feher
PhD Defense: Analyzing and Improving Very Deep Neural Networks: from Optimization, Generalization to Compression
Event date: Thursday, 24 September 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Speaker: Oyebade Oyedotun
PhD Defense: From Secure to Usable and Verifiable Voting Schemes
Event date: Friday, 25 September 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Marie-Laure Zollinger
Hacking the Moon
Published on Thursday, 01 October 2020
The University of Luxembourg's research centre SnT’s LunaLab is challenging the next big names in Space to a test of creativity and skill as part of the 2020 Act In Space 24 hour hackathon.
PhD Defense: Learning of Control Behaviours in Flying Manipulation
Event date: Thursday, 01 October 2020
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Speaker: Anush Manukyan
French Senator Olivier Cadic Talks Space at SnT
Published on Monday, 05 October 2020
On 23 September 2020 our team welcomed French Senator Olivier Cadic and his delegation for a discussion about research for the Space sector, and a tour of our Space education and research facilities.
PhD Defense: An NLP-based Framework to Facilitate the Derivation of Legal Requirements from Legal Text
Event date: Monday, 05 October 2020
Hour:  15:30 18:30
Speaker: Amin Sleimi
PhD Defense: Machine Learning Techniques for Suspicious Transaction Detection and Analysis
Event date: Thursday, 08 October 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Speaker: Ramiro Daniel Camino
Keeping up with the Cyber Arms Race
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Published on Friday, 09 October 2020
As people entrust companies with more and more sensitive information the stakes for cybersecurity are getting higher. Making the investment to ensure systems and information are protected is vital....
TEDxUniversityofLuxembourg 2020
Event date: Monday, 12 October 2020
Hour:  18:30 16-10 | 20:00
Place:  online
Artificial intelligence can be smarter
Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Machine learning algorithms seem all-powerful, but still function passively: they merely analyse the data they are fed with. SnT's Director Björn Ottersten makes them smarter by letting them act...
PhD Defense: Analysis, Detection, and Prevention of Cryptographic Ransomware
Event date: Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Hour:  14:30 17:30
Speaker: Ziya Alper Genç
SnT Team Wins Hackathon with Secure Solution for Digital Payments
Published on Friday, 16 October 2020
Congratulations to our researcher’s recent first place win in the PayID BlockSprint Hackathon! Dr. Wazen Shbair, Flaviene Scheidt de Cristo, and Lucian Andrei Trestioreanu came together, with the l...
PhD Defense: Homomorphic Encryption and Multilinear Maps Based on the Approximate-GCD Problem
Event date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Speaker: Vitor Pereira
Luxembourg: The New Space capital?
Event date: Thursday, 22 October 2020
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Speaker: Björn Ottersten
Fostering Entrepreneurship in Portugal and Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 23 October 2020
SnT's Partnership Development Officer, José Soares, sat down with popular Portuguese magazine "Pontos de Vista" recently to discuss SnT and relationship between research and innovation in...
PhD Defense: Joint Scheduling and Precoding in Wireless Networks: A DC Programming Approach
Event date: Monday, 26 October 2020
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Speaker: Ashok Bandi
Discussing the Future of Space in Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Last week SnT and PaperJam Club joined forces to organise an event on the Space industry in Luxembourg.
PhD Defense: Ensemble Learning for Anomaly Detection with applications for Cybersecurity and Telecommunications
Event date: Thursday, 29 October 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Georgios Kaiafas
Entrepreneurship in the Space Industry
Event date: Thursday, 29 October 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Speaker: Charles Beames
Cybersecurity in the pandemic
Event date: Thursday, 29 October 2020
Hour:  18:00 19:30
University and Ministry Launch Cybersecurity Project in West Africa
Published on Friday, 30 October 2020
Three universities in Burkina Faso and Senegal will soon boast newly minted cybersecurity study programmes thanks to a project initiated by the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre f...
ISM Students Talk Space Entrepreneurship with Charles Beames
Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Last week, the Asteroid Foundation and SnT joined forces to host a special “Space Connects Us” event featuring the Chair of the SmallSat Alliance, Charles Beames. During the event he discussed the...
PhD Defense: Scalable Control of Asynchronous Boolean Networks
Event date: Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Cui Su
PhD Defense: A Multifaceted Formal Analysis of End-to-End Encrypted Email Protocols and Cryptographic Authentication Enhancements
Event date: Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Hour:  14:30 16:00
Speaker: Itzel Vazquez Sandoval
PhD Defence: Instruction coverage for Android app testing and tuning
Event date: Friday, 06 November 2020
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Speaker: Aleksandr Pilgun
PhD Defence: Argument Acceptance and Commitment in Formal Argumentation
Event date: Monday, 09 November 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Jeremie Dauphin
A Collaborative Approach for Designing a Lunar Base Camp
Published on Tuesday, 10 November 2020
As NASA prepares to return to the Moon in 2024, they are looking at a much different mission than just going for a walk.  The next time humanity reaches the moon, the goal will be to set-up su...
The University launches the Institute for Advanced Studies
Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020
The University of Luxembourg has launched an Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) with the aim to strengthen its interdisciplinary research. The IAS will further reinforce the University’s internat...
PhD Defence: End-to-end Signal Processing Algorithms for Precoded Satellite Communications
Event date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Speaker: Jevgenij Krivochiza
Act In Space 2020
Event date: Friday, 13 November 2020
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 18:00
Smart Manufacturing Week
Event date: Monday, 16 November 2020
Hour:  11:00 20-11 | 12:00
Speaker: Holger Voos
Legal Design Offers a Human-Centered Perspective to the Law
Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2020
Adapting information and technology to all different types of potential users is becoming a common practice in many fields, but applying this philosophy to the legal domain is a complex question. L...
Interdisciplinary Talks on Cybersecurity - Science, Law and Comics: The art of unlocking genomic potential
Event date: Tuesday, 17 November 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Speaker: Dr Marietjie Botes
Prof Tonie Van Dam Inducted as AGU Fellow
Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020
Congratulations to Prof Tonie van Dam who yesterday became a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)! AGU Fellows are a select group of scientists who have made exceptional contributions to...
FNR Awards 2020: Congratulations to Thierry Titcheu Chekam
Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Thierry Titcheu Chekam, who did his doctorate at SnT, received an FNR Award for his outstanding PhD thesis: “Assessment and Improvement of the Practical Use of Mutation for Automated Softwa...
Digital innovation is the core, not a project
Published on Friday, 27 November 2020
Driving the future of the market instead of being guided by market forces is a vision many companies aspire to. Innovation is the key to unlocking this path, but the road can be perilous; as far to...
SnT’s Raphaël Frank General Chair of 2021 IEEE/IFIP WONS Conference
Published on Monday, 30 November 2020
In March SnT’s Prof Raphaël Frank will be serving as the General Chair of the 16th edition of the internationally renowned IEEE/IFIP WONS conference
Interdisciplinary Talks on Cybersecurity: Preserving Genomic Data Sharing
Event date: Tuesday, 01 December 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:00
SnT and Industry 4.0: Smart Factories
Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2020
Industry 4.0 has become a reality, generating an amount of interactions and data which can be used in a variety of ways.
PhD Defense: Robust Real-time Sense-and-Avoid Solutions for Remotely Piloted Quadrotor UAVs in Complex Environments
Event date: Monday, 07 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 12:00
Speaker: Min Wang
PhD Defense: Boosting Automated Program Repair for adoption by practitioners
Event date: Monday, 07 December 2020
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Speaker: Anil Koyuncu
5G and the Future of Road-Safety
Published on Thursday, 10 December 2020
In an editorial recently featured by Paperjam, Prof. Raphaël Frank explains the significance of 5G for autonomous driving technology.
Five higher education institutions create UNIVERSEH
Published on Monday, 14 December 2020
“UNIVERSEH – The European Space University for Earth and Humanity”, an alliance of five higher education institutions, was officially launched in a virtual inauguration ceremony today. UNIVERSEH wa...
Testing, Testing: SnT Investigates New Approach to Safety in Space
Published on Friday, 18 December 2020
On 4 June 1998 in French Guiana, the world held its breath as the brand-new Ariane 5 rocket exploded like a firebomb across the hazy summer sky. Just 37 seconds into its maiden flight, the new rock...
LunaLab’s Act In Space Challenge Winner is 41Space!
Published on Tuesday, 22 December 2020
The Luxembourg edition of the Act In Space Hackathon wrapped up on Friday with the announcement of the LunaLab’s challenge winner. Congratulations to 41Space!
SnT’s Wallace Martins wins best paper award at 2020 SBrT
Published on Monday, 04 January 2021
Congratulations to SnT research associate Wallace Alves Martins for winning the best paper award at the 2020 Brazilian Symposium on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (SBrT).
PhD Defense: Mining App Lineages: A Security Perspective
Event date: Thursday, 07 January 2021
Hour:  9:00 12:00
Speaker: Jun Gao
PhD Defense: Multipath Routing on Anonymous Communication Systems: Enhancing Privacy and Performance
Event date: Monday, 11 January 2021
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Speaker: Augusto Wladimir de la Cadena Ramos
PhD Defense: Human Motion Analysis Using 3D Skeleton Representation In the Context of Real-world Applications: From Home-based Rehabilitation to Sensing In the Wild
Event date: Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Renato Baptista
Uni & ABBL Explore AI for Instant Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence
Published on Thursday, 14 January 2021
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) and Fondation ABBL pour l’éducation financière t...
Prof. Lionel Briand Becomes an ACM Fellow
Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Congratulations to Prof. Lionel Briand for being named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)! As the world’s largest computing society, being an ACM Fellow is a significant and...
PhD Defense: Securing Robots: An Integrated Approach for Security Challenges and Monitoring for the Robotic Operating System
Event date: Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Sean Arthur Rivera
PhD Defense: Direction of Arrival Estimation and Localization Exploiting Sparse and One-Bit Sampling
Event date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Speaker: Saeid Sedighi
Full Power to the Deflector! - Taking EM Shields from Scifi to Reality
Published on Thursday, 28 January 2021
For seven minutes during the most critical maneuver in any Mars lander’s mission, communications go dark. As millions of Euros in taxpayer investment hurdle out of the darkness towards the dusty re...
PhD Defense: Enhanced Signal Space Design for Multiuser MIMO Interference Channels
Event date: Thursday, 04 February 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Speaker: Alireza Haqiqatnejad
Chercheurs à l’école: Researchers Meet the Next Generation!
Published on Friday, 05 February 2021
Being a researcher is an exciting field but often misunderstood by the public. That is why the Fonds National de Recherche of Luxembourg (FNR) launched the “Chercheurs à l’école” programme in 2011....
ICISSP 2021 - 7th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy
Event date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
Hour:  9:00 13-02 | 12:00
Encevo Group joins forces with LIST and SnT
Published on Friday, 12 February 2021
Encevo, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust of the University of Luxembourg (Sn...
PhD Defense: Probabilistic Content Popularity Learning in Proactive Caching Systems
Event date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Sajad Mehrizi
Preparing for a 5G Future
Published on Friday, 19 February 2021
As many other countries across the world, Luxembourg is currently in the process of evaluating the benefits of a local implementation of 5G systems and laying the technical groundwork. In 2019, to...
Developing a lean and mean compliance machine
Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2021
With software an ever present aspect of life and business, companies are now investing large sums of money to develop and test these systems. Yet many still rely on manual processes to verify and v...
Exploring the future: on forensics, robots, humans and more
Published on Thursday, 25 February 2021
Six new interdisciplinary research projects have received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
In-Orbit Autonomy Gets Closer and Closer
Published on Friday, 26 February 2021
In sci-fi movies autonomous droids’ shuttle across space to supply and service vehicles and space-stations. But before this long-term aspiration can be achieved, spacecraft need to be able to ident...
We can keep International Women’s Day until we have equity in society
International Women's Day - 8 March - Gender Equality
Published on Monday, 08 March 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted gender inequalities in academia, with women publishing fewer papers and suffering a drop in research hours. But the problem isn’t new, with the University o...
Chercheurs à l’école: Interview with Jose Luis Sanchez Lopez
Published on Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Being a researcher is an exciting endeavour, but also one often misunderstood by the public. That is why the Fonds National de Recherche of Luxembourg (FNR) launched the “Chercheurs à l’école” prog...
2021 IEEE/IFIP WONS Conference | Free registration for PhD Students
Event date: Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Hour:  12:00 11-03 | 12:00
Speaker: Prof Raphaël Frank
University opens Master of Data Science in September 2021
Published on Thursday, 11 March 2021
Starting September 2021, the University of Luxembourg will offer a new Master of Data Science. Based on a multidisciplinary approach, the Master's programme will train students in data analysis, mo...
IEEE WONS Conference: Raphaël Frank is the new General Chair
Published on Thursday, 18 March 2021
The IEEE Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS) conference has been the home of a small community of wireless connectivity researchers for the past 17 years. Each year, the event we...
Chercheurs à l’école: Interview with Eva Lagunas
Published on Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Being a researcher is an exciting endeavour, but also one often misunderstood by the public. That is why the Fonds National de Recherche of Luxembourg (FNR) launched the “Chercheurs à l’école” prog...
Inspiring The Next Generation Of Scientists
Published on Friday, 19 March 2021
Every year, Attert-Lycée Redange hosts the Journée de l'Orientation, an annual event to help their students determine their potential career paths and choose a future area of study...
Successful virtual Open Day welcomes 2,500 guests
Published on Monday, 22 March 2021
More than 2,500 guests explored the University of Luxembourg during its Virtual Open Day on Saturday, 20 March. The vast majority of guests came from Luxembourg, representing 41%.
Students Design Groundbreaking Satellite
Published on Tuesday, 23 March 2021
In less than two semesters, the first cohort of students in the Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) have successf...
Optimising electricity markets for electric vehicles
Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021
Decarbonising transportation is a cornerstone in the transition to sustainable energy. With this goal, Fondation Enovos, under the aegis of Fondation de Luxembourg, is providing support to the INDU...
Preparing for the future of finance with a new interdisciplinary track
Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021
Starting September 2021, the Master in Finance and Economics will offer a new track of specialisation in Digital Transformation in Finance.
ETAPS 2021 - European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software
ETAPS European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software
Event date: Saturday, 27 March 2021
Hour:  8:40 01-04 | 18:20
Speaker: Prof. Dr Peter Y. A. Ryan, University of Luxembourg
How We Help Tackle Cyberfraud In Africa
Published on Thursday, 01 April 2021
COVID-19 catapulted the world into a predominantly online shopping market on an unparalleled level to any event witnessed before in modern times. While some of us wouldn’t think...
FNR Science Image Competition 2021
Event date: Thursday, 01 April 2021
Hour:  12:00 30-04 | 12:00
LuxAI Develops At-Home Robot To Help Children With Autism
LuxAI Develops At-Home Robot To Help Children With Autism
Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021
Since LuxAI’s inception as a spin-off of SnT in 2016, their QTrobot has received international praise for its...
Developing 5G Communications on the Moon
Full Moon
Published on Wednesday, 14 April 2021
As countries and companies worldwide reach advanced milestones in the new space race and prepare for future missions to the Moon, a number of technical aspects have yet to be defined. 
International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)
Event date: Sunday, 18 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 20-04 | 19:30
Space Resources Week 2021
Event date: Monday, 19 April 2021
Hour:  13:30 22-04 | 18:00
ETAPS 2021: Q&A with General Chair Peter Ryan
Published on Tuesday, 20 April 2021
The 2021 European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practical Software (ETAPS) were held in March this year under the general chairship of SnT’s
4th Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research
Event date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Hour:  0:00 23-04 | 0:00
Remembering Paul Helminger
Published on Thursday, 22 April 2021
This past weekend saw the announcement that Paul Helminger, former Luxembourg City mayor and SnT research fellow, has died at the age of 80. On Saturday 17th April, the prime minister X...
Building Inclusive Ethical Cultures in STEM
Event date: Friday, 23 April 2021
Hour:  0:00 24-04 | 0:00
IFIP Summer School on Privacy and Identity Management
Event date: Sunday, 25 April 2021
Hour:  9:00 19-01 | 4:14
Researchers Discover & Fix Vulnerability in Antivirus Software
Published on Monday, 26 April 2021
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg, in collaboration with Royal Holloway University of London, have found a significant security weakness in popular software applications.
How to patent your software?
Event date: Monday, 26 April 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Speaker: Vincent Ryckaert
Luxembourg Blockchain Week
Blockchain week
Event date: Monday, 26 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 30-04 | 18:00
Technoport S.A. and SnT Partner To Support Start-up Talent
Published on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at The University of Luxembourg and 
BCC LIVE: Higher Innovation - From Research to Spinoffs
Event date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
Hour:  12:30 13:30
PhD Defense: Specification and model-driven trace checking of complex temporal properties
Event date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Speaker: Chaima Boufaied (SVV research group)
SnT Hosts Stream at Luxembourg Blockchain Week
Published on Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Last week saw SnT host a day of the Luxembourg Blockchain Week, an event centred around the importance of blockchain i...
PhD Defense: Efficient and Scalable Optimization Algorithms for Multiantenna Signal Processing
Event date: Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Hour:  15:00 20:00
Speaker: Aakash Arora (SIGCOM Research group)
How Companies Can Supercharge Their Innovation
Published on Thursday, 06 May 2021
The world of information and communication technology is ever evolving and changing. For companies looking to be a frontrunner of their industry, keeping up with this change is a necessity. However...
A Field Study on the Impact of Cryptographic Signatures and Encryption on Phishing Emails
Event date: Thursday, 06 May 2021
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Speaker: Stefanie Pham
First graduating students of the ISM speak at Space Resources Week
Rocket going to space
Published on Monday, 10 May 2021
The 2021 edition of Space Resources Week saw five graduating students from the Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) holding sessions...
How To Implement Smart Contracts Safely
Published on Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Smart contracts are one of the latest innovations to result from blockchain technology, and its implementations in industry have made it a revolutionary creation. Automatically generating once cert...
PhD Graduation Ceremony 2021
Event date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Forward to the Moon - Launching a New Era of Space Exploration
Event date: Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Speaker: Miguel Olivares-Mendez
SnT’s 2020 Annual Report Is Live
Published on Wednesday, 19 May 2021
2020 was a year to thrive under challenging and unique circumstances. Even throughout a worldwide pandemic, SnT has continued to make headway in innovation a...
Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Know Your Customer?
Published on Friday, 21 May 2021
Know your customer (KYC) checks are a standard regulatory process that banks must complete in order to verify who their customers are – both when they set up an account and also periodically during...
ISED 2021: Impact of Covid-19 on Cybersecurity: national review and associated challenges
Event date: Friday, 21 May 2021
Hour:  9:00 12:30
ISM Students Meet Space Industry Experts at Technoport
Published on Tuesday, 25 May 2021
On the 26 April, a group of graduating students of the Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) attended sessions held by space industry...
PhD Defense: Enhancing Smart Grid Resilience and Reliability by Using and Combining Simulation and Optimization Methods
Event date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Speaker: Nikolaos Antoniadis (SerVal Research Group)
Prof. Lionel Briand Receives Second ICSE Award
Published on Friday, 28 May 2021
Congratulations to Prof. Lionel Briand for receiving the 
SnT Partners with LuxTrust to Research Post-Quantum Cryptography
Published on Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Yesterday, LuxTrust S.A. and the University of Luxembourg's&nbs...
Search for life in the Universe - Dr. S. Peter Worden visits SnT
Dr Worden visits SnT's LunaLab with Prof. Miguel Angel Olivares Mendez
Published on Friday, 04 June 2021
Are we alone in the Universe? From a probabilistic perspective, that seems unlikely. If so, as Enrico Fermi famously asked, “Where is everybody?”. Countless scientists have been trying to answer th...
How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Revolutionise Productivity
Published on Monday, 07 June 2021
Most companies are continually looking for ways to streamline their workflow in a bid to increase productivity. For many, this has meant steering their focus towards introducing automated systems w...
Ten University projects granted early access to MeluXina
Published on Monday, 07 June 2021
Luxembourg’s first supercomputer MeluXina was officially launched on 7 June. MeluXina is a key element of Luxembourg’s data-driven innovation strategy, catering for the needs of companies, start-up...
Group < a > Invests in SnT Spin-off Motion-S
Published on Wednesday, 09 June 2021
Motion-S, a leading data driven behaviour analytics provider in mobility, and first spin-off of SnT, has joined forces with Group < a >. Their industrial partnership will see Group < a >...
Three SnT Ph.D. Graduates Win Inaugural Excellent Thesis Award
Published on Friday, 11 June 2021
In May, the University of Luxembourg’s Ph.D. 2020 Graduation Ceremony took place, with 129 Ph.D. graduates receiving their official honours. As the world tries to retu...
The Antenna Network Catching Falling Stars
Published on Monday, 14 June 2021
Observing meteors on their path through the night sky can be a delight to watch, and there’s a very good chance you’ll spot them when there’s a clear sky. While the night-time provides the perfect...
Think before you click: how reflective patterns contribute to privacy
Event date: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Forward to the Moon: The Future of Space Exploration
Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2021
In-situ space resource utilisation (ISRU) is an area of research that is proving increasingly important to the future of our exploration of space. As we continue to explore deeper into our solar sy...
Viva Technology I 500 Free Tickets!
Event date: Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Hour:  0:00 19-06 | 0:00
SHARP Challenge
Event date: Saturday, 19 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 18:00
PhD Defense: Leveraging Execution Logs to Support Model Inference and Software Testing
Event date: Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Speaker: Salma Messaoudi (SVV Research group)
Asteroid Day 2021
Event date: Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 18:00
PhD Defense: Steps Towards Semantic Code Search
Event date: Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 15:00
Speaker: Kisub Kim (TruX Research group)
IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2021
Event date: Sunday, 11 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 14-07 | 18:00
Science & Research Writing Competition
Event date: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Hour:  0:00 31-07 | 0:00
PhD Defense: Machine Learning for MIMO Detection and Eavesdropping with Symbol-Level Precoding Countermeasures
Event date: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Speaker: Abderrahmane Mayouche (SigCom Research group)
SPARK Challenge
Event date: Sunday, 19 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 22-09 | 18:00