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PhD defence: NLP De Luxe - Challenges for Natural Language Processing in Luxembourg
Event date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus, room D10

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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’Ecole: 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’Ecole: 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 nighttime provides the perfect b...
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...
How Artificial Intelligence is Shaping the Future of Finance
Published on Friday, 18 June 2021
When it comes to streamlining workflow within a company, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being incorporated to help save precious time on tasks that can be automated. However, AI is by...
SHARP Challenge
Event date: Saturday, 19 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 18:00
SnT & GomSpace Collaborate on State-of-the-Art Satellite Constellation
Published on Monday, 21 June 2021
Prior to 1964, a geostationary orbit was an idea that existed only in science fiction. A recurring theme across articles and books was the notion of a satellite hovering above the Earth, with which...
International Women in Engineering Day: Q&A with Carol Martinez Luna
Published on Thursday, 24 June 2021
It’s a profession that has helped shape the world around us, but engineering often sees less women enter into the field than their male counterparts. In fact, according to data from 2019, just 28%...
Asteroid Day LIVE 2021: Q&A with Miguel Angel Olivares Mendez
Published on Monday, 28 June 2021
Prof. Miguel Olivares-Mendez heads the SpaceR Research Group, the LunaLab, and the Zero-Gravity Lab at the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (S...
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
Privacy & Security for Artificial Intelligence
Event date: Thursday, 01 July 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Speaker: Professor Melek Önen
Explainable AI: The Future of Financial Services
Published on Friday, 02 July 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) permeates our everyday lives, and with software being introduced that is increasingly more sophisticated, being able to understand how machines make decisions is vital....
Robots for Efficient Construction Sites
Published on Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Stugalux and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have begun a three-year research partnership focusing on advancing navigation capabili...
PhD Defense: Steps Towards Semantic Code Search
Event date: Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 15:00
Speaker: Kisub Kim (TruX Research group)
The Cutting-Edge Technology Shaping Space Robotics
Published on Friday, 09 July 2021
With an increasing amount of companies being able to put satellites up into orbit, having access to cutting-edge technology is a necessity to thrive in the space industry. SnT’s Prof. Miguel Angel...
IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2021
Event date: Sunday, 11 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 14-07 | 18:00
SnT Partners with Gas Control Innovation Leader Rotarex
Published on Tuesday, 13 July 2021
SnT has entered into a partnership with Rotarex, the world-leading producer of high-quality gas control products and systems. Their joint project will focus on developing a conc...
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)
SnT Collaborating on EBSILUX Project for Digitalised Diplomas
Published on Friday, 16 July 2021
In a press release this week, it was announced that SnT will contribute towards the EBSILUX project, a joint initiative that will see them work alongside Luxembourg’s Ministry for Digitalisation, I...
Pioneering Space Technology in the Heart of Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 19 July 2021
Since our first journey to the Moon over 50 years ago, worldwide efforts to explore further beyond now depend on our ability to extract resources from space to use in expeditions. Currently, astron...
The Research Centre Shaping the Future of Technology
Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021
Here at SnT, we have been partnering with institutions for more than 10 years, leading to the creation of highly relevant and competitive research in information and communication technology. Over...
Consortium to Define Luxembourg's Quantum Communication Infrastructure
Published on Wednesday, 28 July 2021
In a press release from late-July, SES announced their plan to develop satellite-terrestrial infrastructure and the roadmap for wider European integration that will define our next-generation of cy...
Improving Security in Future Automotive Networks
Published on Monday, 02 August 2021
The University of Luxembourg and Honda R&D Europe have decided to work together to investigate and develop new efficient and secure in-vehicle communication technology. The three-year research...
ActInSpace Winner is Accepted into the Interdisciplinary Space Master
Published on Friday, 06 August 2021
Back in November 2020, the Space Robotics Research Group at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg launched a challenge&nbs...
ISM Students Program Rovers to Find Water Ice on the Moon
Published on Tuesday, 10 August 2021
On Wednesday 30 June, first-year Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) students took to SnT’s LunaLab, an environment that simulates the Moon’s surface, to test their rovers in finding res...
Computer Vision Research Helping Companies Achieve Success in Space
Published on Thursday, 12 August 2021
Gone are the days where the space industry was dominated by the public sphere. The new space movement has seen a commercialisation of the sector that is enabling more and more companies to join in...
The Opportunities and Challenges of AI in Retail Banking
Published on Monday, 16 August 2021
AI is changing the way the world does business — but its impact on retail banking has only just begun. To keep pace with looming shifts in the sector, retail banks need to take steps to implement A...
Preventing Fraud, Saving Billions & Saving Lives
Published on Thursday, 19 August 2021
As the demand for a product rises, so does the appeal for developing its counterfeit. In the eyes of a criminal looking to make a quick buck, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided a breeding ground fo...
PhD Defense: Optimal Motion Planning and Control with Safety Guarantees for Aerial Robots
Event date: Thursday, 19 August 2021
Hour:  15:30 18:00
Speaker: Manuel Castillo Lopez (Automation research group)
Using Mathematical Logic to Make Computer Systems More Reliable
Published on Wednesday, 25 August 2021
Having joined SnT in 2020, Joshua Dawes is a postdoctoral researcher in the Software Verification and Validation (SVV) research group. His research interests lie in the fundamental research nece...
Spuerkeess Partnership Explores New Insights into Blockchain Security
Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Luxembourg bank Spuerkeess joined forces with SnT in 2018 to investigate how they address the security of blockchain based services, as an important step towards understanding and managing the risk...
University of Luxembourg Achieves its Highest THE Research Score
Published on Friday, 03 September 2021
The annual round-up of top universities across the globe for 2022 was published yesterday, with the University of Luxembourg ranking in the top 300. Including more than 1,600 universities in the wo...
The Autonomous Robot Swarms Protecting and Observing Space
Published on Monday, 06 September 2021
The device you are using to read this article is based on a centralised, monolithic architecture – a processor core steering a number of other components into executing tasks. Most of our technolog...
A Precision Radar for Performance Athletes
Published on Thursday, 09 September 2021
There’s an arms race going on in the world of sports — a technology arms race. Each year, new devices are introduced to sports clubs and elite athletes around the globe, which promise imp...
Digital ICT Week
Event date: Monday, 13 September 2021
Hour:  13:30 17-09 | 17:30
Space Propulsion Summer School (SPSS)
Event date: Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Hour:  0:00 15-09 | 0:00
Space Forum
Event date: Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Hour:  8:30 18:00
ICT Spring 2021
Event date: Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 15-09 | 18:00
PhD Defense: Verification of Design Models of Cyber-Physical Systems Specified in Simulink
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Speaker: Khouloud Gaaloul (SVV group)
PhD Defense: Attacks and Proofs for PAKE Protocols
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Speaker: Petra Sala (Department of Computer Science, FSTM)
Introducing the Space Systems Engineering Research Group
Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021
Andreas Hein loves space and complex systems. He joined SnT on 1 September 2021 as Head of the new Spac...
PhD Defense: On the Maintenance of System User Interactive Tests
Event date: Thursday, 16 September 2021
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Speaker: Renaud RWEMALIKA (SerVal group)
SPARK Challenge
Event date: Sunday, 19 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 22-09 | 18:00
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021: discover the magic of science!
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg
Event date: Sunday, 19 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg: 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg: 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg
PhD Defense: Communication Algorithms for 5G Internet of Things Systems via Satellites
Event date: Monday, 20 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 12:00
Speaker: Oltjon Kodheli (SigCom group)
SnT Experts Talk FinTech and Space at ICT Spring 2021
Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021
ICT Spring 2021 took place on 14-15 September at the European Convention Center Luxembourg, as well as online. The tech conference g...
"Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021": 560 Visitors Discover Our Labs
Portes Ouvertes
Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021
On 19 September 2021, the University of Luxembourg welcomed 560 visitors on Kirchberg and Limpertsberg campus sites to discover the laboratories in engineering, space, mobility and physics in the f...
ArianeGroup and SnT Hold the First Space Propulsion Summer School
Published on Friday, 24 September 2021
On 14-15 September 2021, the ArianeGroup Launcher Academy and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliabili...
PhD Defense: Development of a Decision Support System for Incorporating Risk Assessments during the System Design of Microsatellites
Event date: Friday, 24 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Speaker: Raja Pandi Perumal (Automation group)
University Ranked in Top 10 Globally for Software Engineering Research
Published on Monday, 27 September 2021
Examining the entire spectrum of software development, from its very early stage of inception to maintenance, software engineering (SE) is part of an industry in constant movement, and a disci...
SnT and PaKTTO Acceleration Programme for ICT PoCs
Event date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
PhD Defense
Event date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Speaker: Seifeddine Bettaieb (SVV group)
University launches a website for its Esch2022 projects
Published on Monday, 04 October 2021
In February 2022, the University’s hometown Esch-sur-Alzette will launch the European Capital of Culture 2022, under the leitmotiv REMIX. The University will support Esch2022 with eight diverse and...
PhD Defense: Automatic Analysis, Representation and Reconstruction of Textured 3D Human Scans
Event date: Monday, 04 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 19-01 | 4:14
Speaker: Alexandre Saint (SigCom group)
Connecting Tomorrow: 5G, broadband and beyond
Event date: Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Hour:  8:45 07-10 | 12:30
PhD Defense: A Distributed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Traffic Management System
Event date: Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Nader Samir Labib (PCOG group)
DRONA: Transforming IT Projects with Artificial Intelligence
Published on Thursday, 07 October 2021
Digitalisation is becoming increasingly part of our daily lives, and has been an ongoing process for many decades now. A consequence of this is that, when it comes to financial services, if a busin...
Privacy Preference Signals: Past, Present and Future
Event date: Friday, 08 October 2021
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Speaker: Daniel Woods, University of Innsbruck
SnT Doctoral Candidate Wins Young Researcher Award
Published on Monday, 11 October 2021
On Tuesday 5 October, the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) hosted a virtual third edition of the Standards+Inno...
SnT and SES Expand Partnership, Launch Joint Lab to Drive Innovation
Published on Thursday, 14 October 2021
Technology advancements developed by both teams will focus on benefits of next-generation satellite connectivity network in domains such as quantum communications, and more.
Pitch Day - 2022 SnT & PakTTO Acceleration Programme for ICT PoC projects
Event date: Friday, 15 October 2021
Hour:  9:00 13:00
Prototype KYC Software Undergoes Successful International Test
Published on Thursday, 21 October 2021
On the 20 - 21 October 2021, CONCORDIA will host its annual Open Door event, where experts from the areas of IT, industry, entrepreneurship, education, economy and policy will gather to discuss the...
African Finance Cybersecurity Conference 2021
Event date: Thursday, 21 October 2021
Hour:  8:00 19:00
Place:  Kigali Convention Centre
72nd International Astronautical Congress Dubai
Event date: Sunday, 24 October 2021
Hour:  9:00 30-10 | 17:30
ActInSpace Hackathon Winners Awarded at SnT
Published on Monday, 25 October 2021
Back in November 2020, the Space Robotics research group (SpaceR) at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Secur...
Are We Secure Against Post-Quantum Cyber-Attacks?
Published on Friday, 29 October 2021
How safe is your data? Currently, most computer and mobile device users benefit from a generally high level of security, mainly since our data and communications – such as those processed in databa...
Two Projects Involving SnT Selected for Young Academics Funding
Published on Wednesday, 03 November 2021
Young Academics Funding is an initiative first launched by the University of Luxembourg’s Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) in June 202...
SnT Speakers at Annual International Astronautical Congress
Published on Friday, 05 November 2021
On the 25 – 29 October 2021, the 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) took place in the United Arab Emirates. This year marks the first that the conference has been hosted in...
AI: A Double-Edged Sword in Cybersecurity
Published on Wednesday, 10 November 2021
In recent decades, corporations and researchers have been developing artificial intelligence tools with the aim to streamline processes and boost efficiency. The sophisticated technologies have rev...
Science Festival 2021: participate in our workshops!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 19:00
Place:  Centre culturel de rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster + Musée national d’histoire naturelle
SpaceHack Luxembourg 2021
Event date: Friday, 12 November 2021
Hour:  0:00 14-11 | 0:00
The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis
Event date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Hour:  15:00 19-11 | 12:00
Luxembourg Internet-Days
Event date: Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Hour:  9:45 18-11 | 17:20
Partnership Day 2021
Event date: Thursday, 18 November 2021
Hour:  13:00 18:30
Partnership Day 2021: Together We Shape Tomorrow
SnT Partnership Day 2021 logo
Published on Tuesday, 23 November 2021
“The Covid-19 measures caused a surge in digitalisation, and at SnT we saw an increased demand for innovation and collaborative research projects around this topic. In fact, the last two years saw...
NewSpace Europe 2021
Event date: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Hour:  8:00 18:30
PhD Defence - 5G and beyond Networks with UAV: Trajectory Design and Resource Allocation
Event date: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Hour:  13:30 15:00
Speaker: Hieu Tran Dinh (SigCom group)
From Lab to Spin-off: How Researchers Become Entrepreneurs
Published on Monday, 29 November 2021
As we are all too familiar, in the space of just one or two years, everything can change. To survive and thrive in a fast-paced and small society like Luxembourg, keeping up with (and predicting) t...
PhD Defense: RAN Resource Slicing Mechanisms for Multiplexing of Multiple Services in 5G Downlink Wireless Networks
Event date: Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Hour:  9:30 11:00
Speaker: Praveen Kumar Korrai (SigCom group)
NewSpace Europe 2021: How to Boost Space Innovation
Published on Thursday, 02 December 2021
On 24 November 2021, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) hosted the annual NewSpace Europe conference in Esch-sur-Alzette. Entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders gathered physically and virtua...
SpaceR Participates in ESRIC-ESA Space Resources Challenge
Published on Tuesday, 07 December 2021
It’s the year 2028. A robot is landing on the southern pole of the lunar surface with one objective – to find resources. With poor visibility due to low lighting, this robot will need to navigate d...
Industry Space Days 2021
Event date: Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Hour:  9:30 08-12 | 18:00
Gala IT One
Event date: Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Hour:  17:00 0:00
Prof. Yves Le Traon Elevated to IEEE Fellow
Published on Thursday, 09 December 2021
The IEEE Board of Directors awarded the prestigious grade of Fellow to Prof. Le Traon, vice-director of SnT and head of the Security, Reasoning and Validation (SerVal) rese...
Luxembourg Space Café: The SmallSat Revolution
Event date: Thursday, 09 December 2021
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Ensuring Data Protection with Artificial Intelligence
Published on Friday, 10 December 2021
Data protection regulations are a cornerstone of our highly digitised society. With the vast amount of customer data being gathered by companies – likely more than ever before - data prot...
FINATRAX Participates in Winning Team for Infrachain Challenge 2021
Researchers from the FINATRAX team at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust of the University of Luxembourg were part of the winning team at Infrachain 2021.
Published on Monday, 13 December 2021
On October 5 and 6, Infrachain held its annual blockchain hackathon: the Infrachain Challenge, sponsored by the Ministry for Digitalisation of Luxembourg. The winners...
BRAINS - Uni students will conduct experiment in Space
Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Five students from the University of Luxembourg will send mini brains to the International Space Station (ISS) to carry out research experiments under microgravity con...
SnT Gathers Experts for Space Café Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 17 December 2021
On 9 December, SnT resumed the Space Café Luxembourg, the premier event series gathering the members of the space community in the Grand Duchy. The dedicated evening, which took place at SnT’s faci...
PhD Graduation Ceremonies
Event date: Friday, 17 December 2021
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg 'Grand Auditoire -1' at the Maison du Savoir (MSA) Belval Campus 2 avenue de l’Université L-4365 Esch/Alzette
Gala IT One: SnT and Dr. Jean Hilger Receive Prestigious Awards
Published on Tuesday, 21 December 2021
The 2021 edition of the Gala IT One was held on 7 December 2021 at LuxExpo The Box. Organised by Farvest, this insightful conference gathered IT experts from all over the country and awarded some o...
A Second Chance for Damaged Satellites Who Face Their Last Odyssey
A project of the Computer Vision, Imaging and Machine Intelligence research group at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust in partnership with Lift Me Off
Published on Thursday, 23 December 2021
38,000 kilometres above Earth — beyond the Hubble telescope, the International Space Station, and even the farthest-flung geostationary satellites — is a graveyard. Littered with over 3,000 de...
Decentralised Finance (DeFi) Is Not So Decentralised After All
Published on Monday, 03 January 2022
In our everyday life, most of us rely on our banks to make payments, transfer money between accounts and take care of our financial interests. The world of traditional finance involves centralised...
Spacety and SnT Partner to Tackle Space Debris Pollution
Published on Tuesday, 11 January 2022
SnT has entered into a partnership with Spacety Luxembourg S.A., a global new space company specialised in small satellites and satellite-based services. The project will involve a collaboration be...
Chercheurs à l’école 2022: researchers, meet the next generation!
Event date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Hour:  12:00 18-03 | 12:00
PhD Defence: On Trustworthy AI and Localized Complex Network Analytics
Event date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Belval Campus- MNO – Room 1.040
Speaker: Saharnaz Dilmaghani (PCOG group)
The Millionaire Market of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Published on Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are one of the latest trends in the world of technology and art. But what exactly are they and what are their possible implications on the art world as we know it?&n...
Mentoring Cybersecurity Experts from West Africa
Published on Friday, 21 January 2022
With more than half a billion internet users, and a growing submarine cable network that will continue to boost the continent’s connectivity, Africa is a prime target for cybercrime. In fact, in Au...
PhD Defence: Security, Scalability and Privacy in Applied Cryptography
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO - Room 1.020
Speaker: Giuseppe Vitto (CryptoLux group)
SnT and uOttawa's Joint Research Programme on Cybersecurity and Safety
SnT and uOttawa Collaborate in Joint Research Programme on Cybersecurity and Safety
Published on Thursday, 27 January 2022
The University of Luxembourg and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have consolidated their research partnership with the University of Ottawa (uOttawa...
Data Privacy Day 2022
Data Privacy Day 2022
Event date: Friday, 28 January 2022
Hour:  8:45 13:00
Place:  online
SnT & LUXHUB Partner to Provide Open Finance with Federated Learning
Published on Thursday, 03 February 2022
Artificial intelligence can help financial institutions with fraud detection, anti-money laundering, product optimisation, and more. But when it comes to financial data, how can we train an AI a...
New partnership for state digital transformation
Published on Monday, 07 February 2022
Marc Hansen, Minister Delegate for Digitalisation, and Yves Elsen, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg representing the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliabi...
University Announces Launch of Finnovation Hub
Published on Thursday, 10 February 2022
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) today announces the launch of its Finnovation Hub, an initiative aiming to help Luxembourg continue...
International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Q&A with Elona Dupont
Published on Friday, 11 February 2022
Since 2015, 11 February has stood as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science – an initiative that aims to encourage gender equality in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (...
A Rain Check on Flash Flooding
Published on Monday, 21 February 2022
In a warming world, when it rains it pours. Each degree of warming increases the total water vapor that air can hold by an average of seven percent. For communities and businesses affected by urban...
PhD Defense: Architectural Support for Hypervisor-Level Intrusion Tolerance in MPSoCs
Event date: Monday, 21 February 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Online
Technology Serving Productivity
Published on Thursday, 24 February 2022
The past years have shown intense growth in the field of digital transformation, which has revolutionised the way companies conduct their business. Adapting to this is a crucial area for any compan...
Esch2022 European Capital of Culture: Launch with Uni.lu participation
Published on Friday, 25 February 2022
On Saturday 26 February, the Esch2022 European Capital of Culture will officially kick off in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg’s second-largest city and home of the University’s main campus. This major...
PhD Defense: Analyzing the Privacy and Security of Proof-of-Work Cryptocurrencies
Event date: Friday, 25 February 2022
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Online
Speaker: Tong Cao
Beating the Blackout: Researching Re-Entry Communication Failings
Published on Tuesday, 01 March 2022
In a space mission, re-entry in the atmosphere is one of the most principal phases, but also the one of the riskiest. The spacecraft is subjected to high temperatures and disrupted communication, m...
Uni contributes cutting-edge projects to Esch2022 capital of culture
Published on Thursday, 03 March 2022
The University of Luxembourg is proud to be a partner of the European Capital of Culture Esch2022. University researchers have designed cutting-edge projects blending art, science and research into...
Research seminar - Finding and Following Optimal Trajectories With Free-Floating Platforms - Tips, Tricks & Tools
Event date: Friday, 04 March 2022
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Room 004/ 005
Speaker: Anton Bredenbeck
IRiSC Talk on Transparency with Zieni Baraa
Event date: Friday, 04 March 2022
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Zieni Baraa
International Women’s Day: Q&A with Arianna Rossi
Published on Tuesday, 08 March 2022
International Women's Day is a global awareness day for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Having been marked in our calendars for over a century now -...
Women in Entrepreneurship & Technology
Event date: Tuesday, 08 March 2022
Hour:  18:30 20:30
Place:  SnT - Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust
SnT Welcomes New Research Group in Signal Processing
Portrait photo of professor Bhavani Shankar Mysore
Published on Thursday, 10 March 2022
Having been a part of SnT since its inception in 2009, Prof. Bhavani Shankar has been conducting research on signal processing for satellite communication systems and radar, among other application...
SnT’s 2021 Annual Report is Live
Published on Monday, 14 March 2022
It gives us great pleasure to share with you the 2021 edition of SnT’s Annual Report: a collection of highlights from the last year of research. Together we went above and beyond – from the Univers...
Chercheurs à l’école 2022: researchers, meet the next generation! LAST SESSIONS
Event date: Monday, 14 March 2022
Hour:  8:00 18-03 | 19:00
PhD Defence: Figuring out where you are on the Moon: The selection and validation of different pose-estimation techniques for lunar surface robotics
Event date: Monday, 14 March 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Philippe Ludivig (Automation & Robotics research group)
Prof. Lionel Briand Wins ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award
Published on Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Congratulations to Prof. Lionel Briand, head of the Software Verification and Validation research group at the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trus...
Open Day 2022
Open Day 2022
Event date: Saturday, 19 March 2022
Hour:  9:00 17:00
Place:  Belval Campus Esch-sur-Alzette
Evade the Machines
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  10:00 26-03 | 17:00
Place:  Luxembourg Learning Centre (Belval)
PhD Defense: Verifiable, Secure and Privacy-Preserving Computation
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room MNO-1.030, Campus Belval & Online
Speaker: Najmeh Soroush
SnT and PaKTTO Acceleration Programme for ICT PoCs
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  15:00 17:00
SnT Welcomes Prof. Christian Fisch to Head Entrepreneurship Research
Portrait of Christian Fisch, Head of the new Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and New Technology (EINT) research group
Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Prof. Christian Fisch joined SnT on 1 February 2022 as Head of the new Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and New Technology (EINT) research group. Over the course of his career, Prof. Fisch has taught...
SpaceR Part of Finalist Team in ESA/ESRIC Challenge
Published on Tuesday, 29 March 2022
On Monday 29 March, it was announced that SpaceR, part of the LUVMI-XR team in the ESA/ESRIC Space Resources Challenge, will advance to the final stage of the competition. The European Space Agency...
TN' Teens
Event date: Thursday, 31 March 2022
Hour:  9:30 18:00
Place:  Les Terres Rouges, Belval 14, Porte de France Esch-sur-Alzette
Legal Hackers Event Celebrates International Women’s Day
Published on Friday, 01 April 2022
Earlier this month, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust at the University of Luxembourg sponsored an event run by Luxembourg Legal Hackers celebrating International Wom...
A first testbed for quantum communication infrastructure in Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 06 April 2022
The University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), in collaboration with the Department of Media, Connectivity and Digital Policy (SMC) of the Minist...
Escape game about machine learning
Published on Friday, 08 April 2022
More than 40 visitors played the escape game “Evade the Machines” from 22 – 26 March 2022 at the Luxembourg Learning Centre.
SnT’s Michael Dazhi Wins IEEE Internet for All Prize
Published on Wednesday, 13 April 2022
In a developed society, using the internet has become a part of our everyday routine. It often constitutes our working day, as well as time spent relaxing in the evening – in fact, the idea of livi...
SnT Spin-off LuxAI and LIH Awarded Funding for Health Research
Published on Friday, 15 April 2022
LuxAI, the creators of the expressive humanoid social robot ‘QTrobot’ and SnT spin-off, have been awarded 1.86 million EUR for a research project in partnership with the Luxembourg Institute of Hea...
A Five-Day Sprint to Find Water on the Moon
Published on Thursday, 21 April 2022
At 8:30 am on 4 April, 14 students made their way to the Concurrent Design Facility (CDF-LU) on the Kirchberg Campus to participate in an intensive five-day challenge organised by the European Spac...
Acceleration Programme - Pitch Day
Event date: Thursday, 21 April 2022
Hour:  9:00 12:00
SnT Researchers Participate in the 2022 Chercheurs à l’École Series
Published on Friday, 22 April 2022
Each year, researchers from across Luxembourg venture back into the classroom to inspire a new generation of future scientists. Chercheurs à l’École, an initiative that was started by the Fonds Nat...
SES and SnT Access MeluXina Supercomputer
Published on Monday, 25 April 2022

Luxembourg’s MeluXina enables research partners to perform advanced satellite communications optimisation tests

PhD Defense: User Experience Design for Cybersecurity & Privacy: addressing user misperceptions of system security and privacy
Event date: Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Hour:  14:30 17:00
Place:  Online
Speaker: Borce Stojkovski
PhD Defence - Data Analysis for Insurance: Recommendation System based on a Multivariate Hawkes Process
Event date: Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Speaker: Laurent Lesage (SEDAN group)
PhD Defense: Towards a unified and robust data-driven approach. A digital transformation of production plants in the age of industry 4.0
Event date: Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  E004, JFK Building & Online
Speaker: Paul-Lou Benedick
NewSpace Ventures Talks
Event date: Thursday, 28 April 2022
Hour:  18:20 19:30
Place:  Luxembourg City
Speaker: Massimo Bandecchi & Loveneesh Rana
Designing a machine-to-machine economy in space
Published on Friday, 29 April 2022
Time is money – especially in space. As a host of new lunar expeditions queue up for an eventful year, once they reach our natural satellite, rovers and other spacecraft will only have a limited am...
"Science meets Music" on 1 May at Rockhal in Belval
The Sound of Data
Published on Friday, 29 April 2022
The “Sound of Data” opening Event
Connecting ESA’s 5G/6G Hub to the Moon
Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2022
Recent times have made us all too familiar with the dreaded delay on a video call. The screen freezes, the audio crackles, and the ability to function in a remote environment becomes a question mar...
Luxembourg Space Resources Week 2022
Event date: Tuesday, 03 May 2022
Hour:  13:00 05-05 | 17:30
Place:  Luxexpo The Box & Online
Autonomy and AI to Create an In-Space Economy
Published on Thursday, 05 May 2022
In the last 2 years, LMO and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have been working together to bring computer vision-based autonomous t...
Seminar: The observation of meteors, and how such fundamental research can help today's space traffic management challenge
Event date: Friday, 06 May 2022
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  WebEx event
Speaker: Hervé Lamy, Scientist at the Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
PhD Defence: From Smart to Secure Contracts: Automated Security Assessment and Improvement of Ethereum Smart Contracts
Event date: Friday, 06 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Christof Ferreira Torres (SEDAN group)
The Inaugural NewSpace Ventures Talk
Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2022
On 28 April, about 70 participants from the business world gathered at the Spuerkeess offices in Luxembourg City to discuss ventures in the commercial space sector and learn about the latest advanc...
A First Step to Space for High School Students
Published on Friday, 13 May 2022
On 23 April a select group of Luxembourgish high school students gathered at the Elsenborn Airbase in Belgium to experience the satisfaction of launching a satellite for themselves. The students we...
PhD Defense: Machine Learning-based Efficient Resource Scheduling for Future Wireless Communication Networks
Event date: Friday, 13 May 2022
Hour:  11:00 14:00
Place:  E004/005, JFK Building & Online
Speaker: Yuan Yaxiong
PhD Defence: Next Generation Mutation Testing: continuous, predictive and ML-enabled
Event date: Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Speaker: Wei Ma (SerVal group)
Training Data Scientists in Legal Practice
Published on Wednesday, 18 May 2022
In 2017, it was proposed by The Economist that the world’s most valuable resource was no longer oil, but data. In fact, as early as 2006, this shift in our technological activit...
Drafting a Real Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Published on Friday, 20 May 2022
In the true instruction manual for exploring the galaxy there will not be hints about towels, tea, and bad poetry like in the popular Sci-Fi novel by Douglas Adams. Instead, reaching interstellar o...
Information Security Education Day (ISED)
Event date: Friday, 20 May 2022
Hour:  9:00 12:30
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir, room 3.350
Securing the Vehicles of our Future World
Published on Friday, 27 May 2022

When you think of securing your car, what’s the first thing that springs to mind? For most of us, this step probably involves making sure the windows are closed, the door is&...

Empowering Cognitive Radars with Active Learning
Bhavani Shankar
Published on Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Every day, radar provide us with critical information about moving objects, such as their position and trajectory. Traditionally radar has done this by continuously scanning an entire area, but eme...
Training Data Scientists in Legal Practice
Published on Thursday, 09 June 2022
In 2017, it was proposed by The Economist that the world’s most valuable resource was no longer oil, but data. In fact, as early as 2006, this shift in our technological ...
SnT Researchers Recognised by World’s Largest Technical Society
Published on Friday, 10 June 2022
For researchers in the domain of information and communication technology, an IEEE award is a significant achievement. The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organisation dedicated...
EuADS Summer School on Data Science for Social Media
Event date: Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Hour:  12:00 17-06 | 12:00
Place:  Where: Chambre de Commerce, Kirchberg, Luxembourg
Building Resilience into Real-time Systems
Published on Thursday, 16 June 2022
Resilient computing systems can withstand powerful threats and recover from attacks quickly. The question that many are asking themselves today is how to apply this level of resilience to real-time...
José Soares on the Start of Luxembourg’s Economic Mission to Canada
Published on Monday, 20 June 2022
José Soares and Prof. Lionel Briand are in Canada this week participating in the Luxembourgish Economic mission to Canada. As representatives of the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Cen...
Designing the Future Tech of the Space Industry
Published on Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Since our first foray into space over 60 years ago, a significant shift has taken place in what was once an industry dominated by the public sphere. With more accessible and affordable technology f...
Winners of SHARP Challenge Announced at CVPR in New Orleans
Published on Monday, 27 June 2022
In the vibrant and iconic city of New Orleans on June 19, 2022, winners of the third Shape Recovery from Partial Textured 3D Scans (SHARP) Workshop and Challenge were announced. This annual challen...
PhD Defence: mmWave Cognitive Radar: Adaptive Waveform Design and Implementation
Event date: Monday, 27 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Online & JFK building E004/E005
Speaker: Ehsan Raei (SPARC group)
ICT Spring 2022
Event date: Thursday, 30 June 2022
Hour:  0:00 01-07 | 0:00
Asteroid Day 2022
Event date: Thursday, 30 June 2022
Hour:  0:00 04-07 | 0:00
Infinite Reality Launches Global Metaverse Hub in Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 01 July 2022
Infinite Reality (iR), the Metaverse entertainment and innovation company, announced today a strategic relationship with the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliab...
PhD Defense: Investigating the Industry~4.0 paradigm change in brownfield manufacturing facilities: from data-driven approaches to blockchain-based traceability
Event date: Friday, 01 July 2022
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  JFK 004/005 room (Kirchberg campus)
Speaker: Julien Polge
PhD Defense: Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access for Next-Generation Satellite Systems: Flexibility Exploitation and Resource Optimization
Event date: Monday, 04 July 2022
Hour:  9:00 12:00
Place:  JFK 004/005 & Online
Speaker: Anyue Wang
Leo Rover in the ISM
Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Leo Rover mobile robots have been contributing to the University of Luxembourg’s teaching process for some time now. SnT’s Prof. Miguel Olivares-Mendez recently was recently interviewed by the...
Encevo Launches First Joint Research Projects with Uni.lu and LIST
Published on Thursday, 07 July 2022
Encevo S.A. announced today that they have signed a Partnership Framework Agreement with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplin...
How Asteroids Hold the Key for our Future in Space
Published on Thursday, 14 July 2022
Early in the morning of June 30, 1908, a massive explosion occurred in Tunguska, Russia. With over 1000 times more power than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima some 37 years later, trees were fo...
SnT Winners of the 2022 FNR Science Image Competition
Published on Wednesday, 20 July 2022
On 30 June 2022, the Fonds Nationale de la Recherche (FNR) in Luxembourg announced the winning images of this year’s Science Image Competition. The annual contest aims to give a wider exposure to t...
Holding the Cards for Successful Innovation
Profile photo of Duprel
Published on Friday, 29 July 2022
Maximising research efforts requires a balance of efforts between companies and Universities. Dr. Carlo Duprel, head of the Technology Transfer Office at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdiscipl...
DRONA to be Launched by DDG and University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2022
DDG and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announced that they will launch DRONA. DRONA is a requirements management system that will...
Can You Still Trust Your Eyes?
Published on Friday, 19 August 2022
In 2019, media artists created a convincing video showing President Nixon giving a speech that was conceived but never actually recorded. The video, entitled “
Fighting the Fakes: Protecting the Authenticity of EU Diplomas
Published on Friday, 26 August 2022
When it comes to our education, working to obtain a university qualification could be considered as one of life’s greatest achievements. Many students work hard over the course of a few y...
PhD Defense: Secure, privacy-preserving and practical collaborative Genome-Wide Association Studies
Event date: Friday, 26 August 2022
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Place:  MNO Building Room 1.040 (1st floor) Camus Belval
Speaker: Túlio Pascoal
Enhancing Privacy for Genomic Data
Published on Thursday, 01 September 2022
When it comes to data privacy, genomic data may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But with the vast increase in services offering genome analysis, it’s important to make sure that your d...
PhD Defence: Artificial intelligence-enabled automation for ambiguity handling and question answering in Natural-Language requirements
Event date: Monday, 05 September 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Saad Ezzini (SVV group)
PhD Defence: WCET and Priority Assignment Analysis of Real-Time Systems using Search and Machine Learning
Event date: Wednesday, 07 September 2022
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Speaker: Jaekwon Lee (SVV group)
Space Propulsion Summer School (SPSS)
Event date: Monday, 12 September 2022
Hour:  9:00 14-09 | 16:15
Place:  Online
“Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg”: Visit University Labs
Published on Thursday, 15 September 2022
The University of Luxembourg will participate in the 16th edition of the “Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg”.
PhD Defence: Model-based specification and analysis of natural language requirements in the financial domain
Event date: Friday, 16 September 2022
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Speaker: Alvaro Mario Veizaga Campero (SVV group)
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2022
Event date: Sunday, 18 September 2022
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg: 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg: 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg
Uni opens physics and engineering labs for 16th Portes Ouvertes
Published on Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Following in previous years’ footsteps, the University of Luxembourg once again opened its physics and engineering laboratories to the public this year.
Powering the Smart Grids of Tomorrow
Published on Friday, 23 September 2022
In the last decade, Luxembourg has shifted its focus to developing its renewable energy sources. In fact, consumption of renewable energy has risen from 1.5% to 7.1% over the past 10 years. As part...
RHEA Luxembourg leads international partnership with ESA on QKD
Published on Monday, 26 September 2022
  • RHEA System Luxembourg S.A., POST Luxembourg, HITEC Luxembourg, the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), evolutionQ Inc. and SpeQ...
Entering the Metaverse: 4 Oct Infrachain Summit Panel
Published on Tuesday, 27 September 2022
To dive into the metaverse join the Infrachain Summit 2022, on 4 October 2022 at d’Coque, Luxembourg. To close the event the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) and L...
PhD Defence: A Software Vulnerabilities Odysseus: Analysis, Detection, and Mitigation
Event date: Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Speaker: Timothée Riom (SerVal group)
PhD Defence: Perception for Surveillance: Learning Self-Localization and Intruders Detection from Monocular Images of an Aerial Robot in Outdoor Urban Environments
Event date: Thursday, 29 September 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Claudio Cimarelli (Automation group)
Steering a Safer Future for Autonomous Systems
Published on Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of avoidable deaths in Europe, and despite numbers falling in recent years, there were still almost 20,000 people who lost their lives in 2021 as a resul...
SnT & Luxembourg Legal Hackers Panel at Infrachain Summit
Event date: Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Hour:  9:30 18:30
Place:  d'Coque
PhD Defence: Minimizing Supervision for Vision-Based Perception and Control in Autonomous Driving
Event date: Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: François Robinet (SEDAN group)
PhD Defence: Resource Management Techniques for Flexible Broadband Satellite Communication Systems
Event date: Friday, 07 October 2022
Hour:  9:30 11:00
Speaker: Tedros Salih Abdu (SigCom group)
How Dark Patterns Manipulate Internet Users Every Day
Published on Monday, 10 October 2022
As humans, we make hundreds of decisions in a day - and we like to think that we are free and autonomous. However, the truth is that we can be easily influenced. Marketers and vendors have known in...
Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg 2022
Event date: Monday, 17 October 2022
Hour:  9:00 20-10 | 18:00
Place:  Luxexpo The Box
PhD Defence: Design and Control of a Flying Gripper and Manipulator for the Assisted Disposal of Improvised Explosive Devices
Event date: Monday, 17 October 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Paul Kremer (Automation group)
Disclosing Software Vulnerabilities: An Ethical Perspective
Published on Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Naturally, we want our software and the services that we use to be secure, and this often requires discovering vulnerabilities and taking actions to fix them. But what is the right way to disclose...
Studying CubeSats: A Look into the Orbit
Published on Thursday, 20 October 2022
At the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), students of the Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) can handle and develop miniaturised&n...
PhD Defence: Demand-based optimization for adaptive multi-beam satellite communication systems
Event date: Friday, 21 October 2022
Hour:  9:30 11:00
Speaker: Puneeth Jubba (SigCom group)
SnT Graduate Wins FNR Outstanding PhD Thesis Award
Published on Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Aakash Arora, a now graduated doctoral researcher of the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), who has been awarded t...
Arch Summit 2022 - Innovation with impact!
Event date: Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Hour:  12:00 27-10 | 12:00
Place:  Luxexpo The Box
Cybersecurity’s Impact on Society: Video Interview
Marcus Völp profile picture
Published on Thursday, 27 October 2022
“Imagine we would live up to this long dream of Luxembourg being the secure data vault of Europe” says Prof. Marcus Volp, in a video made in collaboration with Silicon Luxembourg.
NewSpace Europe: Bridging Earth & Space
Event date: Thursday, 27 October 2022
Hour:  8:30 28-10 | 12:45
Place:  Luxexpo The Box, 10, Circuit de La Foire Internationale L-1347 Luxembourg
Challenges on the Moon
Published on Friday, 28 October 2022
In early September, in a concert hall normally filled with the deafening bass line of the latest rock band, instead there was only quiet sounds of clicks and buzzing. The thing that is often overlo...
SnT Project WavyMeet Selected for Fit 4 Start Programme
Published on Monday, 31 October 2022
A project created by Dr. Antonio Ken Iannillo at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, called WavyMeet, has been selected as one of the 15 fin...
First Autonomous Car in Luxembourgish Traffic
Published on Thursday, 03 November 2022
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) demonstrated its autonomous car in live traffic on Kirchberg today, Thursday 3 November 2022. This...
Optimising Luxembourg’s Wastewater Networks to Fight Pollution
Published on Monday, 07 November 2022
Covering nearly three quarters of our world, we’d imagine that water is one of our most plentiful resources on Earth - but everything we do on a daily basis consumes vast quantities of it. From the...
First Luxembourgish AI Model created in BGL BNP Paribas Partnership
BGL BNP Paribas and SnT partnership
Published on Wednesday, 09 November 2022
The first Luxembourgish language model using the state-of-the-art BERT technology was recently released. It was developed through a partnership between BGL BNP Paribas and the University of Luxembo...
The Beginning of a New Network Paradigm
Published on Thursday, 10 November 2022
The classic economics of supply and demand have stunted the roll-out of internet infrastructure around the world, leaving 2.9 billion people still unconnected today[1]. Addressing this challenge ha...
Behind the News: A Q&A with Cedric Lothritz on LuxemBERT
Published on Thursday, 17 November 2022
Last week we published the news that the first Luxembourgish AI model, LuxemBERT, was created in a partnership with BGL BNP Paribas. Here we go behind the story and get to know the PhD student who...
PhD defence: Protocols for Stateful Zero Knowledge
Event date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Aditya Shyam Shankar DAMODARAN
Invisible Crystals Make Their Mark on the World
Published on Friday, 18 November 2022
Congratulations to our researchers for being featured in the renowned journal Light: Science & Applications, of the Nature publishing group! Their paper proposes a novel solution to use...
Bringing Research and Innovation Together
Published on Friday, 25 November 2022
Simple ideas can lead to groundbreaking business innovations; but behind the scenes game-changing technology is increasing in complexity, not the reverse. From artificial intelligence to automation...
PhD Defence: Scalable and Practical Automated Testing of Deep Learning Models and Systems
Event date: Friday, 25 November 2022
Hour:  9:00 11:00
Speaker: Mr. Fitash UL HAQ, SVV group
Researchers' Days 2022
Event date: Friday, 25 November 2022
Hour:  12:00 26-11 | 12:00
Event date: Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Hour:  9:00 30-11 | 18:00
European Finance Summit
Event date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Hour:  8:00 19:00
Place:  European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL) 4 Place de l’Europe L-1499 Luxembourg
Spuerkeess and Uni.lu Launch Partnership on Decentralised Finance
Spuerkeess and Uni.lu Launch Partnership on Decentralised Finance
Published on Monday, 05 December 2022
Spuerkeess and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announce a new partnership focused on exploring the potential of decentralised finan...
Acceleration Programme 2023 - Kick-off Session
Event date: Monday, 05 December 2022
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Campus Kircherg, JFK 004/005 conference room (Metz/Nancy room) - ground floor
Prof. Björn Ottersten Appointed to ERC Scientific Council
Björn Ottersten
Published on Thursday, 08 December 2022
The European Commission has announced today that SnT Director, Prof. Björn Ottersten will join the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC), the Scientific Council. From 1 January 2023...
Acceleration Programme: DEADLINE FACTSHEET
Event date: Thursday, 08 December 2022
Hour:  12:00 20-01 | 23:59
Graduation Week
Graduation Week
Event date: Monday, 12 December 2022
Hour:  15:00 16-12 | 17:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg “Grand Auditoire -1” at the Maison du Savoir (MSA) Belval Campus 2 avenue de l’Université L-4365 Esch/Alzette
FINATRAX is Once Again Winner of the Infrachain Challenge
Published on Tuesday, 13 December 2022
Congratulations to our researchers who were once again part of the winning team of the 2022 Infrachain Challenge! On November 29 and 30, Infrachain hosted its third edition of the annual blockchain...
Open-Source Software: The SnT Way
Published on Thursday, 15 December 2022
When it comes to software engineering, the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) is a leading institution – in fact, it ranks in the top ten...
MLOps Community - Luxembourg: Christmas Market
Event date: Thursday, 15 December 2022
Hour:  18:15 21:15
PhD Graduation Ceremony
Event date: Friday, 16 December 2022
Hour:  14:00 17:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg “Grand Auditoire -1” at the Maison du Savoir (MSA)
Addressing the Challenges of DevOps for Cyber-Physical Systems
Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2022
Until the 2000s, building any software had been a two-step process: developing the code (software development), followed by deployment and configuration (IT operations). These processes used to be...
ISM Students Design a Lunar Navigation Satellite System
Published on Wednesday, 04 January 2023
The goal was to design a spacecraft on their own. In one semester of teamwork, eleven students in the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) completed their mission to desi...
PhD Defense: Analyzing the Unanalyzable: an application to Android Applications.
Event date: Monday, 09 January 2023
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK Building, room E004
Speaker: Jordan Samhi
Acceleration Programme 2023 - Deadline Factsheet Submission
Event date: Tuesday, 10 January 2023
Hour:  11:35 20-01 | 23:59
A Secure Payment System for the Metaverse
a screenshot of a payment system in the metaverse developed by the SEDAN research group at SnT
Published on Thursday, 12 January 2023
In countless offices worldwide, a new world is taking shape: the metaverse. Beyond the buzz, this virtual universe is being built as we speak, with environments that feel very immersive and real, a...
Prof. Chatzinotas on the IRIS2 Satellite Constellation
Published on Thursday, 19 January 2023
The European Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnectivity and Security by Satellite (IRIS2 ) promises a powerful new space-based communication infrastructure for the EU. This ambitio...
Acceleration Programme 2023 - Pitch training
Event date: Monday, 23 January 2023
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E004/005
PhD Career Day 2023
Event date: Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Hour:  9:30 17:30
Place:  Maison des Arts et des Étudiants, Belval Campus
PhD Defense: Revisiting and Boosting state-of-the-art ML-based Android Malware Detectors
Event date: Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK Building, room E004/005
Speaker: Nadia Daoudi
Transcending Transcend: Revisiting Malware Classification in the Presence of Concept Drift
Event date: Wednesday, 25 January 2023
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E004/005
Speaker:  Professor Lorenzo Cavallaro
Prof. Fridgen on the Impact of Decentralised Digital Identities
Published on Thursday, 26 January 2023
In the future, digital identities will fundamentally change how we interact with online services. Doing a shopping tour in the city and visiting various stores is some...
Open Source & Cybersecurity - Celebrating International Data Privacy Day 2023
Event date: Thursday, 26 January 2023
Hour:  18:30 20:30
Place:  Level2 Hackerspace
Submission Deadline: Chercheurs à l'école - Researchers go back to school
Event date: Monday, 30 January 2023
Hour:  12:00 12:00
Acceleration Programme 2023 - Pitch Day
Event date: Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Hour:  9:00 12:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E004
How to make it 'right': The ethics of autonomous vehicles
Event date: Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E004/005
Speaker: Antonio Bikić
Visual Intelligence for Robotic Arms in Space
Published on Wednesday, 01 February 2023
As we continue in pushing the frontiers of technology on Earth, our future forays into space will depend on ambitious missions that will reach for the stars. Remarkable innovations taking shape tod...
JUMP into the Market
Published on Thursday, 02 February 2023
Congratulations to our researchers, Rafal Graczyk, Maxime Cordy and their teams, who have had their spin-off projects selected for funding in the JUMP Call of the Luxembourg National Research Fund...
1st Luxembourg-India Hackathon
Event date: Monday, 06 February 2023
Hour:  6:30 08-02 | 18:30
Place:  Online
Open-Source - FOSS Meetup #7: From science to the market with Open Source projects.
Event date: Monday, 06 February 2023
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E005
#8 FinTech Meetup
Event date: Monday, 06 February 2023
Hour:  11:30 12:30
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E004/005
FOSS Clinic
Event date: Monday, 06 February 2023
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E04-414
Prof. Frank on Smart Tech: The bond between Luxembourg and South Korea
Published on Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Luxembourg and South Korea aim to be smart mobility and smart city hubs for Europe and Asia, respectively. Both countries are also important players in the space sector. That’s why in Nov...
Democracy for the People by the People
Published on Thursday, 09 February 2023
The arms race between those seeking to uphold the integrity of elections and those seeking to undermine them is as old as democracy itself, and continues to this day. Across the globe, confidence i...
PhD defense: Quantification of Parameter Dependencies of an Energy-Efficient Longitudinal Control of Battery Electric Vehicles
Event date: Friday, 10 February 2023
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK building, room E005
Speaker: Matthias Braband
[Series: Women in Tech] Interview with Dr. Tamara Roth
Published on Monday, 13 February 2023
Technology is often described as a powerful equaliser – and at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, we deeply believe so.
Capturing Shooting Stars
Published on Tuesday, 14 February 2023
It is fascinating to see a streak of light across the sky, and never more so than those times of the year when the meteors fall to earth in such a multitude that they look like sparkling rain. The&...
What you don’t know about IP protections – but should
Published on Monday, 20 February 2023
Protecting intellectual property (IP) is a vast subject, and each avenue comes with potential pitfalls and benefits. As a specialist in IP management at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, R...
PhD defense: Signal Processing Contributions to Contactless Monitoring of Vital Signs Using Radar
Event date: Monday, 20 February 2023
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, JFK, room E004/005
Speaker: Gabriel Belatro
Ultra-low Phase Noise Quantum Enabled Networked Staring Radar Testbed
Event date: Tuesday, 21 February 2023
Hour:  10:30 12:00
Place:  JFK, room E04-413 (Campus Kirchberg)
Speaker: Dr. Mohammed Jahangir
Artificial Intelligence for Radar Signal Processing
Event date: Tuesday, 21 February 2023
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  JFK, room E004/005 (Campus Kirchberg)
Speaker: Dr. Avik Santra
Introducing SnT’s Latest Research Group: UBIX
Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2023
As the roll-out of 5G gains momentum, and 6G hovers just around the corner, the true significance of these new network technologies is still unclear. Together with Artificial Intelligence (AI) they...
First Social Entrepreneurship Event
Event date: Wednesday, 22 February 2023
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Black Box, MSH (Campus Belval)
Speaker: Filip Westerlund, Vanessa Schummer
Generative Artificial Intelligence: opportunity or threat?
Event date: Wednesday, 22 February 2023
Hour:  18:30 20:30
Place:  Jakob's House, 9 Rives de Clausen
BeNeLux “Space4Defence” Industry Day
Event date: Friday, 24 February 2023
Hour:  9:00 15:00
Place:  European Convention Center Luxembourg
[Series: Women in Tech] Interview with Dr. Sallam Abualhaija
Portrait photo of Dr. Sallam Abualhaija
Published on Monday, 27 February 2023
Dr. Sallam Abualhaija is a research scientist in the Software Verification and Validation (SVV) research group at SnT. Her field of research is artificial intelligence for software e...
PhD Defense: Secure Architectures for Mobile Financial Applications
Event date: Monday, 27 February 2023
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  JFK, room E004 (Campus Kirchberg)
February Data Science Meet Up
Event date: Tuesday, 28 February 2023
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Quantum Communication Classes Set to Begin
Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2023
In September 2023, SnT will start classes in quantum communication as part of a training programme where professionals will be given the opportunity to learn from the leaders in this field in Luxem...
Engaging in Space Was Her Dream
Published on Thursday, 02 March 2023
Inspiring younger generations to follow their dreams can be extremely powerful. Choosing a college education and a career path can be confusing times for young adults. That’s when people’...
New event
Event date: Tuesday, 07 March 2023
Hour:  18:00 21:00
Place:  Salle des Conseils D17 (Kirchberg Campus)
[Series: Women in Tech] Interview with Olga Christidi-Loumpasefski
Portrait of Olga-Orsalia Christidi-Loumpasefski
Published on Wednesday, 08 March 2023
Olga-Orsalia Christidi-Loumpasefski works as a Research Associate in the SpaceR research group. She pursued her doctoral studies at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, Greece), where...
What are the opportunities for women in 2023? International Women's Day 2023
Event date: Wednesday, 08 March 2023
Hour:  18:15 21:15
Place:  Grizzly Bar, 5 Rives de Clausen
The State of Spacetech
Event date: Thursday, 09 March 2023
Hour:  18:00 21:30
Place:  Technoport
Speaker: Prof. Christian Fisch
How Radars can be Used to Monitor Vital Signs in Premature Babies
Published on Friday, 10 March 2023
Radar signal processing has the potential to simplify many aspects of our daily life. One such aspect that doctoral researcher, Gabriel Beltrao, from the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinar...
Prof Björn Ottersten on SnT’s Past, Present, and Future
Published on Tuesday, 14 March 2023
“With the advent of the quantum computer our IT systems could potentially become very vulnerable again,” explained Prof. Björn Ottersten, our Director, in recent video interview for Lëtz Talk about...
Successful launch of BRAINS experiment into space
Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2023

Midbrain organoids from the interdisciplinary BRAINS project have successfully launched towards the International Space Station. After more than a year of intense preparati...

SnT’s 2022 Annual Report is Live
Published on Friday, 17 March 2023
It gives us great pleasure to present the 2022 edition of our Annual Report! It was a record-breaking year for SnT, and we couldn’t have done it without our team of researchers and support staff.
SnT Partners with CERATIZIT to Optimise Manufacturing Processes
Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2023
As a previously agricultural country, Luxembourg has a strong foundation in its manufacturing sector. Industrial complexes laid the groundwork for a thriving economy in the Grand Duchy, and even ra...
PhD Defence: Targeted, realistic and natural Fault Injection (using Bug Reports and Generative Language Models)
Event date: Tuesday, 21 March 2023
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  JFK building, room E004
PhD defence: NLP De Luxe - Challenges for Natural Language Processing in Luxembourg
Event date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus, room D10
PhD Defence: Learning Optimisation Algorithms over Graphs
Event date: Friday, 31 March 2023
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belval, MSA, room 2.380
Speaker: Gabriel Valentin DUFLO
Partnership Day 2023
Event date: Thursday, 11 May 2023
Hour:  13:00 18:30
Place:  European Convention Center