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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

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Internet of Things (IoT) Security Challenge Final and Awards Ceremony
Event date: Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Meetup: Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf meets Luxembourg
Event date: Thursday, 05 October 2017
Hour:  18:30 20:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Brian Behlendorf (Hyperledger), Marco Houwen (Infrachain), Frank Roessig (Telindus-Proximus Group)
Research Seminar: Randomised Shortest Paths on Graphs and their Applications
Event date: Friday, 06 October 2017
Hour:  11:15 12:00
Place:  Room E005, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Marco Saerens, Université catholique de Louvain
SnT at the Heart of Luxembourg's ICT Community
Published on Monday, 09 October 2017
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) was delighted to be a part of Q-leap's third Luxembourg Software Testing Event on 5 October 2017 at Forum Da Vinci. This event...
Researcher Addresses Gap in Messaging Privacy
Jiangshan Yu
Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Following Edward Snowden’s revelations about government mass surveillance, end-to-end encryption is now widely available through services such as Facebook’s WhatsApp. The technique ensures that onl...
Meet One of the World’s Top Scholars
Published on Friday, 13 October 2017
Who doesn’t like Top Ten lists? We were pleased to see our Vice-Director and FNR PEARL Chair Lionel C. Briand nominated as one of the Ten Most Influential Scholars of 2016 in Software Engineer...
Luxembourg’s Action-Packed Blockchain Day
Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017
These days, everyone seems to be talking about Blockchain. The technology is taking the world by storm, and has already proven useful beyond the realms of the financial sector.
PhD defense: Enhancing Mobility Applications Through Bluetooth Communications
Event date: Friday, 13 October 2017
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Room 3.190, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Walter Bronzi
PhD Defence: Model-Based Framework for Legal Policy Simulation and Compliance Checking
Event date: Monday, 16 October 2017
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Ghanem Soltana
SnT’s new Algorithm can Make you Move like a Pro
Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017
Film goers are already well accustomed to highly convincing animated figures, whether it be Andy Serkis as a Chimpanzee in Planet of the Apes or Peter Cushing seemingly brought back to life for Sta...
PhD Defense: Deformation Based Curved Shape Representation and its Applications
Event date: Friday, 20 October 2017
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Girum Demisse
Research Seminar: Complexity reduction in multiscale computational modelling, and CutFEM: a new generation of mesh independent finite element methods for multi-physics problems
Event date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Room 3.350, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Dr. Susanne Claus and Dr. Pierre Kerfriden (Cardiff University)
Award for first Step towards Unified Communications Standards
Published on Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Alireza Haqiqatnejad, PhD Candidate at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security Reliability and Trust (SnT), has received the Best Student Paper Award at the prestigious...
Robotics Spin-off Receives FNR’s First Award for Innovation
Published on Friday, 27 October 2017
Dr. Pouyan Ziafati, CEO of SnT social robotics spin-off LuxAI, has become the first recipient of the FNR’s Outstanding Research-Driven Innovation award.
PhD Defence: Learning Finite Automata via Flexible State-Merging and Applications in Networking
Event date: Friday, 27 October 2017
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E00-B001, Weicker Building
Speaker: Christian Hammerschmidt
Let’s Get Shapified!
Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017
Scientists at the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with Artec 3D are working on the future of 3D scanning, and they need YOU!
Web Service Testing Models Stand Test of Time
Published on Thursday, 09 November 2017
Dr. Shiva Nejati, Research Scientist at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, has been awarded the IBM Centre for Advanced Studies Conference’s (CASCON) 10 Year Most Inf...
PhD Defence: Big Data Architectures for Robust Systems
Event date: Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Room E008, JFK Building
Speaker: Eric FALK
Research Seminar: Model-based API Testing of Apache ZooKeeper
Event date: Friday, 17 November 2017
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy
Speaker: Prof. Cyrille Artho, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Intel joins forces with SnT in securing autonomous cars
Intel s’associe avec le SnT pour sécuriser les voitures autonomes
Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017
Intel Corporation has signed a Partnership Framework Agreement, joining forces with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As autonomous...
PhD Defence: Efficient and Secure Implementations of Lightweight Symmetric Cryptographic Primitives
Event date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Room 2.170
Speaker: Dumitru-Daniel DINU
IEEE SPS / WIE Distinguished Lecture: Optimum Co-Design for Spectrum Sharing Between MIMO Radar and MIMO Communication Systems
Event date: Monday, 04 December 2017
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Athina P. Petropulu (Rutgers University, New Jersey)
IT governance and GDPR - Session 1: Legal Solutions: how to accommodate the challenges of the new General Data Protection Regulation in your IT contracts
Event date: Thursday, 14 December 2017
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  Salle des conseils, Campus Kirchberg
Speaker:  Erik Valgaeren (TMT Department, Stibbe) and Andra Giurgiu (SnT, University of Luxembourg)
SRM Research Seminar: Variable-Version Lovász Local Lemma: Beyond Shearer's Bound
Event date: Friday, 15 December 2017
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room MSA 4.140, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Dr. Yuyi Wang (ETH Zurich)
New SnT Technology on Show at CES, Las Vegas
Published on Thursday, 11 January 2018
Every January the eyes of the tech world turn to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, which introduces the next-generation of innovations to the marketplace.
IT governance and GDPR - Session 2: Big Data Projects
Event date: Thursday, 11 January 2018
Hour:  12:00 14:00
Place:  Salle des conseils, Campus Kirchberg
Speaker: Erik Valgaeren (TMT Department, Stibbe) and Andra Giurgiu (SnT, University of Luxembourg)
PhD Defence: Transforming Time Series for Efficient and Accurate Classification
Event date: Thursday, 11 January 2018
Hour:  14:30 18:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Daoyuan Li
Research Seminar: Engineering Privacy through Integrated Policy and Source Code Analysis
Event date: Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Travis D. Breaux (Carnegie Mellon University)
Research Seminar - Synthetic Aperture Radar: Theory and Applications
Event date: Friday, 19 January 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Dr. Carlos López-Martínez (LIST)
SnT, Clearstream and escent explore Artificial Intelligence in FinTech
Lionel Briand
Published on Friday, 02 February 2018
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg has entered a collaborative research partnership with financial firm Clearstream, part of Deut...
Research Seminar - Graph Signal Processing: Fundamentals and Applications Part 1
Event date: Monday, 05 February 2018
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Antonio G. Marques (King Juan Carlos University, Madrid)
Research Seminar - Graph Signal Processing: Fundamentals and Applications Part 2
Event date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Room E005, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Antonio G. Marques (King Juan Carlos University, Madrid)
PhD Defence: Mobile Network Data Analytics for Intelligent Transportation Systems
Event date: Wednesday, 07 February 2018
Hour:  11:00 14:00
Place:  Room 3.120, Maison de savoir
Speaker: Thierry DERRMANN
Research Seminar: User Authentication via PRNU-Based Physical Unclonable Functions
Event date: Wednesday, 07 February 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Salle des conseils, Campus Kirchberg
Speaker: Dr. Tiziano Bianchi, Politecnico di Torino
Research Seminar: The Organisational Dynamics of Software Teams
Event date: Friday, 09 February 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Begel (Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research)
A new awareness of GDPR
Event date: Tuesday, 06 March 2018
Hour:  10:30 12:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Sandrine Munoz and Christian Hutter (University of Luxembourg)
PhD Defence: Spectrum Monitoring Algorithms for Wireless and Satellite Communications
Event date: Friday, 09 March 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Christos POLITIS
SRM Research Seminar: How to model (e-voting) protocols in Tamarin
Event date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 3.100, Maison du savoir
Speaker: Lara Schmid (ETH Zurich)
Datacenters & GPU's & machine learning 
Event date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:30
Place:  Maison des Sciences Humaines
Research Seminar: Quantum security with optical PUFs
Event date: Thursday, 15 March 2018
Hour:  11:15 12:15
Place:  Room 3.220, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Boris Skoric (Eindhoven University of Technology)
The University presented itself during its annual Open Day
Published on Monday, 19 March 2018
The 12th  Open Day, which took place on Saturday 17 March, attracted close to 3,500 visitors from the Greater Region to Belval campus.
Research Seminar - Architecting and Programming Complex Embedded Systems: Challenges and Experience
Event date: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Room 4.500, Maison du savoir
Speaker: Prof. António Casimiro (University of Lisboa Faculty of Sciences)
Research Colloquium - Analysis and design of privacy-enhancing systems: the case of Facebook and car sharing
Event date: Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 2.400, Maison du savoir
Speaker: Iraklis Symeonidi (KU Leuven)
Research Seminar - Sony 5G use cases and key technologies
Event date: Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Dr. Peter Karlsson (Director, Research and Standardisation, Sony Mobile)
Natural Language Processing facilitates software development
Published on Thursday, 29 March 2018
New Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies to prevent project failures and delays resulting from inadequate software requirements.
New partnership brings industry 4.0 to Luxembourg
L’industrie 4.0 s’invite au Luxembourg grâce à un nouveau partenariat
Published on Friday, 06 April 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has entered a collaborative research partnership with manufacturing firm Cebi.
PhD Defence: A scalable and accurate Hybrid Vulnerability Analysis Framework
Event date: Friday, 06 April 2018
Hour:  10:00 14:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Julian Thome
Best Paper Award for Research on Stroke Rehabilitation
Published on Monday, 09 April 2018
A team of researchers at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has developed a new system for supporting stroke survivors in their rehabi...
Datacentres and GPUs: beyond the buzzwords
Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Key figures from across Luxembourg’s datacenter community recently joined SnT and Digital Luxembourg to hear from a panel of international speakers on the technological changes that will be driving...
SRM Research Seminar - Booters, Beagles, Blogs, Blackmail and other Badness
Event date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Room 3.220, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Dr. Richard Clayton (University of Cambridge)
Jean-Sébastien Coron receives an ERC Advanced Grant
Jean-Sébastien Coron receives an ERC Advanced Grant
Published on Thursday, 26 April 2018
Jean-Sébastien Coron, Associate Professor in cryptography at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded the prestigious “Advanced Grant” by the European Research Council (ERC). Funded by the Eu...
One month until the GDPR - what themes are emerging?
Published on Friday, 27 April 2018
This is it. We are now officially less than a month away from the application of the new European General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, on May 25. In the last few months, the acronym has bee...
Testing the untestable
Published on Wednesday, 16 May 2018
It’s the same for everything from smartphones to cars: every product has to be tested before it leaves the factory. But in complex systems, which integrate large amounts of hardware and software, t...
Group Colloquium: Accounting for Privacy in the Cloud Computing Landscape
Event date: Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Place:  Room MNO-02-0225110,
Speaker: Martin Henze (RWTH Aachen University)
Research Seminar: Using Bugs to Debug
Event date: Monday, 04 June 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Room E04-413, JFK Building
Speaker: Dr. Lingming Zhang (University of Texas at Dallas)
Partnership Day 2018 - Register Now!
Event date: Tuesday, 05 June 2018
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Casino 2000
Go Big or go Home: SnT Partnership Day Attracts High-Stakes Crowd
Published on Friday, 08 June 2018
Partnership Day is our flagship event celebrating research collaborations with public and private partners in Luxembourg. This year’s edition drew over 350 attendees from international industry and...
Research Seminar: Adaptive Load Sharing and Load Control in Hybrid Terrestrial/Satellite Networks in the 5G Era
Event date: Monday, 11 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room MSA 2.240, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Prof. Riadh Dhaou (Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse)
SnT Enters into Collaborative Fintech Agreement with LHoFT
Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation (LHoFT) to de...
PhD Defense: A multifold approach to address the security issues of stateful forwarding mechanisms in Information-Centric Networks
Event date: Thursday, 21 June 2018
Hour:  10:30 14:30
Place:  Room E00-B001, Weicker Building
Speaker: Salvatore Signorello
Research Seminar: Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain: A New Way of Transferring Assets
Event date: Thursday, 21 June 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Roman Beck (IT University of Copenhagen)
SnT Distinguished Lecture: Convex Optimisation, with Stephen Boyd
Event date: Friday, 22 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Stephen Boyd (Stanford University)
International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2018)
Event date: Monday, 25 June 2018
Hour:  9:00 28-06 | 21:00
Place:  Alvisse Parc Hotel
PhD Defense: Risk Monitoring and Intrusion Detection for Industrial Control Systems
Event date: Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Hour:  14:30 17:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Steve Muller
Asteroid Foundation Technical Briefing, featuring Rusty Schweickart
Event date: Thursday, 28 June 2018
Hour:  13:00 18:00
Place:  Arendt House
PhD defense: Advanced Symbol-level Precoding Schemes for Interference Exploitation in Multi-antenna Multi-user Wireless Communications
Event date: Friday, 29 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Danilo Spano
Research Seminar: A publicly verifiable protocol for random number generation
Event date: Tuesday, 03 July 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room MSA 4.530, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Prof. Jeroen van de Graaf (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)
Privacy Flag: an EU-funded Project Success Story
Published on Thursday, 05 July 2018
It’s early days for the GDPR, but the regulation, along with recent high-profile cases such as the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica fallout, has already had a big impact on the public consciousness. Pe...
Get Shapified at Belle Étoile this August
Published on Friday, 06 July 2018
This summer, take the chance to get scanned in 3D at Belle Étoile. Our scientists will be at Belle Étoile from 7-27 August 2018 with their Artec 3D Shapify Booth.
PhD Defense: Real-Time Model Predictive Control of Cooperative Aerial Manipulation
Event date: Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Hour:  10:00 14:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Jan Eric Dentler
SRM Research Seminar: Blockchain Technology: from Permissionless to Permissioned architecture
Event date: Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Place:  Room MSA 2.230, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: Mirko Koscina (École Normal Supérieure)
Research Seminar: Research Issues on Digital Financial Services
Event date: Wednesday, 11 July 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Key Pousttchi (University of Potsdam)
Group Colloquium: Modularization and Composition of Domain-Specific Languages for Robotics
Event date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Room E005, JFK Building
Speaker: Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Wrede (Bielefeld University)
You Are Welcome: A Guide for Refugees
Published on Monday, 30 July 2018
The smartphone – one of the most important resources for a refugee. It helps them stay in touch with family back home and it is also a way to stay abreast of current affairs or talk with other refu...
Get Shapified at Belle Étoile
Event date: Tuesday, 07 August 2018
Hour:  11:00 25-08 | 20:00
Place:  In front of C&A, Belle Étoile
New Machine Learning Methods Prevent Cyber-espionage
Published on Friday, 17 August 2018
IT systems are no longer modelled on castles, with high walls and a portcullis over the gate. Instead, security teams have accepted that determined attackers will find a way in, and now spend as mu...
UniGR Summer School on Verification Technology, Systems and Applications (VTSA 2018)
Event date: Monday, 27 August 2018
Hour:  8:00 31-08 | 17:00
Place:  Inria Nancy, Nancy, France
PhD Defense: Engineering Smart Software Services for Intelligent Pervasive Systems
Event date: Monday, 27 August 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Alejandro Sanchez Guinea
Research Seminar - On Data-Selective Adaptive Filtering
Event date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Prof. Paulo S.R. Diniz (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
Best Paper Award for Novel Approach to Wireless Spectrum Shortage
Published on Monday, 17 September 2018
We can’t see them, but the radio frequencies used for wireless communication, whether via satellites or cellular networks, are some of the world’s most valuable resources. And they are finite.
Keyless entry: convenient, but at what cost?
Published on Monday, 17 September 2018
When it comes to convenience and comfort, car manufacturers take the design of automobile features very seriously. But it’s precisely these well-meant elements, such as drive by wire tech, hands-fr...
Luxembourg Logic for AI Summit
Event date: Monday, 17 September 2018
Hour:  9:00 25-09 | 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval
Research Seminar - Blockchain Won’t Kill the Banks: The Case of International Trade Finance
Event date: Monday, 17 September 2018
Hour:  14:00 14:45
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy 1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Gilbert Fridgen (University of Bayreuth)
International Recognition for Work in Wireless Communications
Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018
Professor Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP...
SnT Drone Team Wins Prestigious US Navy Award
Published on Monday, 24 September 2018
Excellence in drone swarming recognised by prestigious award
Securing Cars Against the Hackers of Tomorrow
Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Hackers are infamous for going after bank accounts, emails of presidential candidates or the control centres of power plants. IT experts are familiar with these attacks and have a high success rate...
PhD Defense: Collision-free Navigation of Small UAVs in Complex Urban Environments
Event date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:30
Place:  Room Salle des Conseils, Campus Kirchberg
Speaker: Arun Annaiyan
Research Seminar: New Models of Financial Risk in FinTech: Impact for early stage financing
Event date: Thursday, 27 September 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Salle des Conseils, Campus Kirchberg 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi L-1359 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Nir Vulkan, University of Oxford
SnT at Unicareers.lu
Event date: Friday, 28 September 2018
Hour:  10:00 17:00
Place:  LUXEXPO THE BOX Entrée Sud Rue Carlo Hemmer L-1734 Luxembourg
Research Seminar: Reinforcement Learning for Intelligent Communications
Event date: Friday, 28 September 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Salle des Conseils 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi L-1359 Luxembourg
Speaker: Dr. Gan Zheng, Loughborough University, UK
University of Luxembourg & Linklaters Develop Legal Tech Tool
Published on Monday, 01 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) will collaborate with law firm Linklaters to develop automated Legal Tech. In a first of its kind c...
PhD Defense: Evaluating Vulnerability Prediction Models
Event date: Tuesday, 02 October 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy 1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Matthieu Jimenez
Research Seminar: Cashless is coming and smart money is taking over!
Event date: Friday, 05 October 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Jonas Hedman, Copenhagen Business School
Novel Greedy Solution to Interference Wins Best Paper Award
Published on Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Some 130 years after the invention of wireless communication, we now take services such as satellite navigation and international phone calls for granted. But beaming data thousands of miles into s...
Research Seminar: Performance Improvements in Anonymous Communication Networks
Event date: Monday, 15 October 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Room 3.070, Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus, 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Prof. Stefanie Roos, TU Delft
The robots are coming. But not for your jobs.
Published on Wednesday, 17 October 2018
"The robots are coming. But not for your jobs." This is something of a mantra for Dr. Miguel Olivares-Mendez, who has devoted the past five years to building a unique aerial drone lab at...
ATENA H2020 Workshop
Event date: Thursday, 18 October 2018
Hour:  9:00 17:30
Place:  Maison des Arts et des Ètudiants (MAE) 6, avenue de la Fonte, L-4364 Esch-zur-Alzette
Research Seminar: Emerging MIMO Wireless Communication Systems
Event date: Thursday, 18 October 2018
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. K.V.S. Hari, Department of ECE, Indian Institute of Science
Computer Vision Researcher Wins top Biometrics Award
Published on Friday, 19 October 2018
Dr. Rig Das has won the European Association for Biometrics Research Award 2018 for his work on face recognition and finger vein-based biometric identification.
SRM Research Seminar - Connections between privacy models
Event date: Friday, 19 October 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 4.300, Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus, 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
PhD Defense: Privacy-preserving recommender systems facilitated by the machine learning approach
Event date: Friday, 19 October 2018
Hour:  13:00 16:00
Place:  Room 3.100, Maison du Savoir Campus Belval
Speaker: Jun Wang
TTO Training: Turning Your Research into a Proof-Of-Concept Proposal Worth Funding
Event date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Hour:  13:30 16:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Skinner, London Business School
PhD Defense: Link Optimization in Future Generation Satellite Systems
Event date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Hour:  9:00 12:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Alberto Mengali
SRM Research Seminar: Measuring Android vulnerability, and UDP DDoS attacks
Event date: Thursday, 25 October 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 3.160, Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus, 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Thomas (University of Cambridge)
Data Science Meetup: Financial Aspects of AI Innovation
Event date: Thursday, 25 October 2018
Hour:  19:00 21:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Dr Frank Wisselink & Dominique Schneider, Detecon International; Valentin Plugaru, CSC
Another Step towards Testing Satellites in Cyberspace
Published on Friday, 02 November 2018
Thanks to the work of researchers at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, companies developing satellites, cars and other Cyber-Physical Systems, are one-step closer to...
Future of Airport Security Field-tested in Luxembourg
FLYSEC in situ test
Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), together with lux-Airport, has field-tested a hi-tech airport security system, paving the way for...
Aerial Robotics Lab - Open House
Event date: Monday, 19 November 2018
Hour:  17:00 23-11 | 18:00
Place:  JFK Building, 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Kirchberg,
SnT Partners with VNX to Create Secure Marketplace for Digital Assets
Published on Friday, 23 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) today announced their partnership with VNX Exchange, the trading platform for tokenized venture cap...
Enabling IoT in Remote Regions
Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2018
For industries operating in remote regions of the world, connectivity remains a constant challenge. Far away from terrestrial communication towers, operations in these distant areas rely on satelli...
PhD Defense: Defining, Measuring, and Enabling Transparency for Electronic Medical Systems
Event date: Wednesday, 28 November 2018
Hour:  10:30 13:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: Dayana Pierina Brustolin Spagnuelo
SnT Distinguished Lecture: Coins, Clubs, and Crowds: Scaling and Decentralisation in Next-Generation Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies
Event date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof. Bryan Ford, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
SnT Distinguished Lecture: A System of Systems Engineering Perspective on IoT
Event date: Thursday, 06 December 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Room 3.530, Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus, 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Prof. François Coallier, École de technologie supérieure, Canada
SRM Research Seminar - Authentic Execution for Automotive Control Networks
Event date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 3.370, Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus, 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Jan Tobias Muehlberg, imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven, Belgium
SnT Members among Top 100 Decision Makers in Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 21 December 2018
We capped a successful year with strong representation in Paperjam’s Top 100 2018, which now in its 7th edition has become a much anticipated fixture in the Grand Duchy’s end of year celebrations.
SnT Spinoffs Begin Year on Front Foot at CES
Published on Monday, 07 January 2019
Every year, speculations abound as to what will be unveiled at CES, Las Vegas, the consumer electronics show introducing the next generation of innovations to the international marketplace. If you...
Using Smart Mobility to Improve Cross Border Commute
Published on Friday, 11 January 2019
With some 45% of Luxembourg’s workforce coming from Belgium, France and Germany, the transport network in and out of the country is a vital part of the Greater Region’s infrastructure. And with the...
PhD Defense: Supporting Change in Product Lines within the Context of Use Case-Driven Development and Testing
Event date: Friday, 11 January 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Ines Hajri
PhD Defense: A Transaction's Journey: Transactional Enhancements for Public Blockchain-Based Distributed Ledgers
Event date: Monday, 14 January 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker:  Beltran Borja Fiz Pontiveros
PhD Defense: Co-evolutionary hybrid bi-level optimization
Event date: Friday, 18 January 2019
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Room MNO 1.040 Campus Belval, Maison du nombre 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Emmanuel Kieffer
PhD Defense: Artificial Intelligence for the Detection of Electricity Theft and Irregular Power Usage in Emerging Markets
Event date: Friday, 18 January 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29, Avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Patrick Glauner
Solving Ethical Dilemmas in AI
Published on Monday, 21 January 2019
If the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show taught us one thing, it’s that artificial intelligence is still capturing the public imagination and leading headlines. Continuing developments in fields...
PhD Defense: From Information Theory Puzzles in Deletion Channels to Deniability in Quantum Cryptography
Event date: Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room 1.020 Maison du Nombre (MNO), Campus Belval 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Arash Atashpendar
SnT in Flagship Projects to Bring 5G to our Roads
Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2019
It has happened to all of us: at midnight on New Year’s Eve we pick up our mobile phones and try to call or write our loved ones. And then, nothing. The network is too crowded and we start the New...
Partnership with NVIDIA Boosts Research in Artificial Intelligence
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
Luxembourg’s research community, the Luxembourg Government, and NVIDIA announced today the creation of a joint AI laboratory in Luxembourg. This national AI collaboration, the first with NVIDIA in...
Ready, Steady, CODE! What Challenges Await at Game of Code
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
Luxembourg’s largest annual hackathon, Game of Code, is back. And this year, on 8th and 9th March at Forum Geesseknäppchen, you and your team of coders can test yourselves against challenges set by...
From Filling Potholes in Algeria to Hackathon-winning App
Published on Monday, 25 February 2019
Have you ever considered grabbing a shovel, a bag of sand and going out to fill in potholes in the street? If you live in Luxembourg, where efforts to keep roads well maintained could be described...
SnT at Heart of Major EU Cybersecurity Push
Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2019
The European Commission announces today the launch of four Cybersecurity Competence Networks -- a new initiative to accelerate cybersecurity research by drawing together Europe’s leading experts.
PhD Defense: Mixed Frequency Single Receiver Architectures and Calibration Procedures for Linear and Non-Linear Vector Network Analysis
Event date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room Salle des Conseils, Campus Kirchberg 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi L-1359 Luxembourg
Speaker: Thomas Harzheim
Research Seminar: Automated Software Testing - Industry Best Practices
Event date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Hour:  14:15 15:15
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: John Micco
Research Seminar - Towards Intelligent Learning Approaches for Data-driven Diagnosis and Control
Event date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Hour:  11:15 12:15
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof. Shen Yin (Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
TTO Event: The University of Luxembourg Incubator - UNI-fying Innovation for Luxembourg
Event date: Thursday, 28 February 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Sivakumar Bactavatchalou
Research Seminar - Machine Learning for Predicting in a Big Data World
Event date: Thursday, 28 February 2019
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Prof. Gianluca Bontempi (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Open Day 2019: Get up close and personal with our research activities!
Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2019
The 2019 open day at the University of Luxembourg marks a special milestone for two of its interdisciplinary research centres: SnT and LCSB are turning 10! All the more reason to swing by and take...
SnT goes #BalanceForBetter on International Women’s Day
Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019
Why #IWD19? International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political ac...
SnT Distinguished Lecture - Mind the Gap: Promises, Pitfalls, and Opportunities of Hardware-Assisted Security
Event date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Hour:  11:45 12:45
Place:  Room 3.010, Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus, 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Prof. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt
Ten Year Most Influential Paper in Web Service Testing
Published on Friday, 22 March 2019
With Easter fast approaching and summer on the horizon, the chances are that you’ll soon be trawling the web looking for holiday destinations, hotels and flights. For those of us booking in a rush...
First Reputation-based system improves Blockchain security
Published on Friday, 22 March 2019
In June 2014 Bitcoin users were confronted with the unthinkable. A Bitcoin mining pool called Ghash.io had attained control over 51% of the network's total mining power. Bitcoin users, miners and d...
Open Day at the University of Luxembourg
Open Day visitors
Event date: Saturday, 23 March 2019
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus Maison du Savoir, "Auditoires" entrance
Accomplishing Transparency within the GDPR
Published on Monday, 25 March 2019
On 21 January 2019 the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) handed Google the largest ever penalty for a breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The 50 million euro fine penalis...
Law and Technology: How to Police the Privacy Beat
Published on Friday, 05 April 2019
“Most websites and web services, including Google's, don't change their behaviour when they receive a Do Not Track request. Chrome doesn't provide details of which websites and web services respect...
PhD Defense: Design and Cryptanalysis of Symmetric-Key Algorithms in Black and White-box Models
Event date: Tuesday, 09 April 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room MSA 2.170, Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Aleksei Udovenko
University joins Ripple blockchain research on micropayments
Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019
The University of Luxembourg announced its participation in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a multi-year, multi-million-euro research programme funded by Ripple, a provider of leadin...
Ten Years of SnT – What We've Achieved Together
Published on Thursday, 25 April 2019
The University of Luxembourg has reached a new milestone in its history: ten years of operations for its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT).
SRM Research Seminar - Booters: who runs them and how might we make them stop ?
Event date: Friday, 26 April 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room 1.010 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Dr. Richard Clayton (University of Cambridge)
Workshop : NVIDIA DLI Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Computer Vision
Event date: Monday, 29 April 2019
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Georgios Varisteas, SEDAN Research Group, SnT
Research Seminar: Models and Exact Algorithms for Solving Real-World Scheduling Problems. The CP Optimizer approach
Event date: Friday, 03 May 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Kirchberg
Speaker: Philippe Laborie, IBM France Lab, Gentilly
SRM Research Seminar - CSIDH: Efficient Post-quantum Commutative Group Action
Event date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Room MNO 1.050, Campus Belval,
Speaker: Martindale Chloe
Czech-Luxembourgish Robotics Day
Event date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Hour:  8:30 17:00
Place:  Czech Embassy
PhD Defense: Effective Testing of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems using Evolutionary Algorithms and Machine Learning
Event date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building 29 Avenue J.F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Raja Ben Abdessalem
PhD Defense: Provable Security Analysis for the Password Authenticated Key-Exchange Problem
Event date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Hour:  14:30 17:30
Place:  Room 1.030 Maison du Nombre (MNO) Maison du Nombre 6, Avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: José Miguel Lopez Becerra
How to leave academic research, create your own Start-Up and survive in a competitive environment?
Event date: Monday, 20 May 2019
Hour:  10:30 12:00
Place:  Room E004, JFK Building
Speaker: German Castignani
Information Security Day
Event date: Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Hour:  9:00 19:00
Place:  European Convention Center Luxembourg, 4 Place de l'Europe, 1499 Luxembourg
Colloquium - Quantifying User Cyber Reputation
Event date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Hour:  13:55 15:00
Place:  Room 3.120, Maison du Savoir,
Speaker: Michel Cukier
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 automated...
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
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
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
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