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Today: Tuesday, 06 June 2023

Next-Generation Industry Automation
Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2023
The conference “Applied Automation in Teaching and Development” (AALE) took place in March 2023 for the first time in Luxembourg, hosted by the Lycée des Arts et Métiers. The event was ...
Partnership Day 2023: The Future is Here
Published on Monday, 15 May 2023
“When you speak about the future, it is important that you have partners today. (…) Partners that trust in your work already. What has been achieved in the last two decades is really incredible: ...
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 ...
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.
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 preparation since being selected by ...
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 ...
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 ...
[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 ...
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’s ...
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 ...
[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 engineering, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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. ...
[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.
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 in ...
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 November ...
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 ...
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 today ...
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 something we know well from ...
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 ambitious venture is ...
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, and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 a special ...
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 ...
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 has ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 result. ...
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 ...
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 SpeQtral Pte ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 years to ...
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 “In Event of Moon Disaster”, features ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 challenge ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 locked and you’ve ...
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 ...
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 activity was ...
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 were ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 mark. ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 Space ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 Ministry ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Trust ...
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 ...
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 applications. ...
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 - it ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 company ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 and ...
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) in ...
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 ...
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? We sat ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 of ...
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 ...
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 conditions.
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 of ...
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 protection ...
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) research group for his ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 an Arab ...
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 2021. The funding instrument, open to applicants from all ...
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 ...
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 Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) within the University of Luxembourg launched ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 discipline ...
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, Reliability and Trust (SnT) held their first Space Propulsion Summer School ...
"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 ...
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 gathers business decision makers, innovation managers, startups, ...
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 Space Systems Engineering (SpaSys) research group, where he plans to research disruptive ...
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 improved ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 risks ...
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 necessary ...
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 for ...
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 ...
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 an ...
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 ...
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 in the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
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 concept to increase ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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% ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 return to normality during ...
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 >, a Columbia ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announced their collaboration in a research partnership that will ...
Prof. Lionel Briand Receives Second ICSE Award
Published on Friday, 28 May 2021
Congratulations to Prof. Lionel Briand for receiving the International Conference on Software Engineering’s (ICSE) ACM Most Influential Paper Award for 2021! The prestigious award was for the ...
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 experts at Technoport S.A., a Luxembourgish business incubator ...
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 ...
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 and contribute to the fight against ...
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 ...
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 at the conference. The week-long event, which took place on ...
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, ...
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 in modern-day Luxembourg. The event began on Monday 26 April, with five days ...
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 Technoport S.A. have signed a partnership agreement. The goal of this collaboration is to ...
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.
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 Xavier Bettel ...
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 Prof. Peter Ryan. ETAPS is an umbrella event covering ...
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. 
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 success in engaging with children who have autism. On Friday 2 April, World ...
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 twice about ...
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.
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 ...
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 successfully conceived, designed and developed GOLDCREST, a CubeSat project launched as ...
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%.
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. Last Friday, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
In-Orbit Autonomy Gets Closer and Closer
Published on Friday, 26 February 2021
In sci-fi movies autonomous droids’ shuttle across space to supply and service vehicles and space-stations. But before this long-term aspiration can be achieved, spacecraft need to be able to ...
Exploring the future: on forensics, robots, humans and more
Published on Thursday, 25 February 2021
Six new interdisciplinary research projects have received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
Developing a Lean and Mean Compliance Machine
Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2021
With software an ever present aspect of life and business, companies are now investing large sums of money to develop and test these systems. Yet many still rely on manual processes to verify and ...
Preparing for a 5G Future
Published on Friday, 19 February 2021
As many other countries across the world, Luxembourg is currently in the process of evaluating the benefits of a local implementation of 5G systems and laying the technical groundwork. In 2019, to ...
Encevo Group joins forces with LIST and SnT
Published on Friday, 12 February 2021
Encevo, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust of the University of Luxembourg ...
Chercheurs à l’Ecole: Researchers Meet the Next Generation!
Published on Friday, 05 February 2021
Being a researcher is an exciting field but often misunderstood by the public. That is why the Fonds National de Recherche of Luxembourg (FNR) launched the “Chercheurs à l’école” programme in ...
Full Power to the Deflector! - Taking EM Shields from Scifi to Reality
Published on Thursday, 28 January 2021
For seven minutes during the most critical maneuver in any Mars lander’s mission, communications go dark. As millions of Euros in taxpayer investment hurdle out of the darkness towards the dusty ...
Prof. Lionel Briand Becomes an ACM Fellow
Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Congratulations to Prof. Lionel Briand for being named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)! As the world’s largest computing society, being an ACM Fellow is a significant and ...
Uni & ABBL Explore AI for Instant Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence
Published on Thursday, 14 January 2021
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) and Fondation ABBL pour l’éducation financière ...
SnT’s Wallace Martins Wins Best Paper Award at 2020 SBrT
Published on Monday, 04 January 2021
Congratulations to SnT research associate Wallace Alves Martins for winning the best paper award at the 2020 Brazilian Symposium on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (SBrT).
LunaLab’s Act In Space Challenge Winner is 41Space!
Published on Tuesday, 22 December 2020
The Luxembourg edition of the Act In Space Hackathon wrapped up on Friday with the announcement of the LunaLab’s challenge winner. Congratulations to 41Space!
Testing, Testing: SnT Investigates New Approach to Safety in Space
Published on Friday, 18 December 2020
On 4 June 1998 in French Guiana, the world held its breath as the brand-new Ariane 5 rocket exploded like a firebomb across the hazy summer sky. Just 37 seconds into its maiden flight, the new rocket ...
Five higher education institutions create UNIVERSEH
Published on Monday, 14 December 2020
“UNIVERSEH – The European Space University for Earth and Humanity”, an alliance of five higher education institutions, was officially launched in a virtual inauguration ceremony today. ...
5G and the Future of Road-Safety
Published on Thursday, 10 December 2020
In an editorial recently featured by Paperjam, Prof. Raphaël Frank explains the significance of 5G for autonomous driving technology.
SnT and Industry 4.0: Smart Factories
Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2020
Industry 4.0 has become a reality, generating an amount of interactions and data which can be used in a variety of ways.
SnT’s Raphaël Frank General Chair of 2021 IEEE/IFIP WONS Conference
Published on Monday, 30 November 2020
In March SnT’s Prof Raphaël Frank will be serving as the General Chair of the 16th edition of the internationally renowned IEEE/IFIP WONS conference. 
Digital Innovation is the Core, Not a Project
Published on Friday, 27 November 2020
Driving the future of the market instead of being guided by market forces is a vision many companies aspire to. Innovation is the key to unlocking this path, but the road can be perilous; as far too ...
FNR Awards 2020: Congratulations to Thierry Titcheu Chekam
Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Thierry Titcheu Chekam, who did his doctorate at SnT, received an FNR Award for his outstanding PhD thesis: “Assessment and Improvement of the Practical Use of Mutation for Automated Software ...
Prof Tonie Van Dam Inducted as AGU Fellow
Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020
Congratulations to Prof Tonie van Dam who yesterday became a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)! AGU Fellows are a select group of scientists who have made exceptional contributions to ...
Legal Design Offers a Human-Centered Perspective to the Law
Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2020
Adapting information and technology to all different types of potential users is becoming a common practice in many fields, but applying this philosophy to the legal domain is a complex question. ...
The University launches the Institute for Advanced Studies
Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020
The University of Luxembourg has launched an Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) with the aim to strengthen its interdisciplinary research. The IAS will further reinforce the University’s ...
A Collaborative Approach for Designing a Lunar Base Camp
Published on Tuesday, 10 November 2020
As NASA prepares to return to the Moon in 2024, they are looking at a much different mission than just going for a walk.  The next time humanity reaches the moon, the goal will be to set-up ...
ISM Students Talk Space Entrepreneurship with Charles Beames
Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Last week, the Asteroid Foundation and SnT joined forces to host a special “Space Connects Us” event featuring the Chair of the SmallSat Alliance, Charles Beames. During the event he discussed ...
University and Ministry Launch Cybersecurity Project in West Africa
Published on Friday, 30 October 2020
Three universities in Burkina Faso and Senegal will soon boast newly minted cybersecurity study programmes thanks to a project initiated by the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre ...
Discussing the Future of Space in Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Last week SnT and PaperJam Club joined forces to organise an event on the Space industry in Luxembourg.
Fostering Entrepreneurship in Portugal and Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 23 October 2020
SnT's Partnership Development Officer, José Soares, sat down with popular Portuguese magazine "Pontos de Vista" recently to discuss SnT and relationship between research and innovation in the two ...
SnT Team Wins Hackathon with Secure Solution for Digital Payments
Published on Friday, 16 October 2020
Congratulations to our researcher’s recent first place win in the PayID BlockSprint Hackathon! Dr. Wazen Shbair, Flaviene Scheidt de Cristo, and Lucian Andrei Trestioreanu came together, with the ...
Artificial Intelligence Can Be Smarter
Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Machine learning algorithms seem all-powerful, but still function passively: they merely analyse the data they are fed with. SnT's Director Björn Ottersten makes them smarter by letting them ...
Keeping Up with the Cyber Arms Race
Jacques Klein profile photo
Published on Friday, 09 October 2020
As people entrust companies with more and more sensitive information the stakes for cybersecurity are getting higher. Making the investment to ensure systems and information are protected is vital. ...
French Senator Olivier Cadic Talks Space at SnT
Published on Monday, 05 October 2020
On 23 September 2020 our team welcomed French Senator Olivier Cadic and his delegation for a discussion about research for the Space sector, and a tour of our Space education and research facilities.
Hacking the Moon
Published on Thursday, 01 October 2020
The University of Luxembourg's research centre SnT’s LunaLab is challenging the next big names in Space to a test of creativity and skill as part of the 2020 Act In Space 24 hour hackathon.
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
Published on Thursday, 24 September 2020
Salah Ghamizi is a PhD student at SnT and a member of Professor Yves Le Traon’s Security Design and Validation Research Group.
SnT on Stage at ICT Spring 2020
ICT Spring Image
Published on Friday, 18 September 2020
Earlier this week SnT’s experts were featured in the speaker line-up of ICT Spring 2020 in Luxembourg - an event that gathers business decisions makers, innovation managers, startups, researchers ...
University Spin-off Databourg Tackles Flash Flooding With Satellite
Published on Monday, 14 September 2020
Rain nowcasting, a technology used to warn of imminent flash flooding and other extreme weather events, has been reimagined by the start-up Databourg Systems, the first Space sector spin-off to come ...
Prof. Bissyandé Receives ERC Grant for Software Repair Research
Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
Published on Thursday, 03 September 2020
Professor Tegawendé F. Bissyandé from the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has been awarded the prestigious Starting Grant by the ...
Behind the News: Interview with Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
Published on Thursday, 03 September 2020
Today the University announced that Prof. Tegawendé F. Bissyandé from the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has been awarded an ERC ...
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Dr Jorge Augusto Meira and PhD student Fernando Kaway Carvalho Ota work together at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As a research ...
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
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Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Dr. Jun Pang is a research scientist at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine (FSTM) and its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust ...
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
Profile Photo of Lisa Veiber
Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Lisa Veiber is a research and development specialist at the University of Luxembourg's SnT. A native Luxembourger, Veiber spent five years in the United Kingdom before moving back home. She holds an ...
University Spin-off DataThings Partners on Computer Vision Research
Published on Thursday, 30 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has signed a partnership with DataThings to conduct research on intelligent software systems for ...
Partnership Strengthens Luxembourg’s Smart Mobility Industry
Civil Maps
Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Silicon Valley start-up Civil Maps and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) announce a research partnership focused on autonomous ...
EU Commission approved European Space University for Earth & Humanity
Published on Friday, 10 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg is a partner in the project “European University - European Space University for Earth and Humanity” (UNIVERSEH), approved by the European Commission under the ...
Cutting-Edge Research for Novel Satellite-Terrestrial Networks
Published on Thursday, 09 July 2020
A six-year research partnership between the University and SES will be funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund’s Industrial Partnership Block Grant programme.
How Machine Learning Can Help Assess SME Credit Risk
Yoba Smart Money Logo
Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020
A new partnership between SnT and Yoba Smart Money, a Luxembourgish technology start-up, will explore the use of machine learning to assess the credit risk associated with Small and Medium ...
New Space Master website launched, apply today!
Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Just in time for Asteroid Day, the University of Luxembourg unveiled its brand new website offering interested students a deep dive into the Interdisciplinary Space Master.
Academic promotions announced
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce the following academic promotions.
University’s supercomputer supports fight against COVID-19
HPC Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility has significantly contributed to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since mid-March 2020.
The Skill Set for the Future of Financial Services
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
New technologies are already making massive changes to the financial sector and professionals in Luxembourg are gearing up to ensure the country maintains its competitive edge. SnT’s PayPal-FNR ...
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
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Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Peter Ryan is Professor of Applied Security at University of Luxembourg’s SnT. He brings some 30 years of experience as a privacy and information security researcher to the fight against COVID-19. ...
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Dr Raphael Frank is a research scientist and entrepreneur at the University of Luxembourg’s SnT. He is applying his expertise in computer vision to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. ...
University Projects Receive Additional Funding to Research COVID-19
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2020
The FNR has published the results of its second COVID-19 Fast Track Call. Eight projects from the University of Luxembourg have been retained for funding, representing a financial commitment of ...
University Releases Beta of COVID-19 Exit Strategy Simulator
Exit Strategy Simulator
Published on Monday, 25 May 2020
A team at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), led by SnT Vice-Director Yves Le Traon, has developed an online tool to simulate ...
European Research Council Recognises SnT Radar Project
Proof of Concept SnT
Published on Monday, 18 May 2020
Prof. Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), has received a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The ...
SnT Director Recognised by IEEE for Signal Processing Work
Published on Friday, 15 May 2020
At the ICASSP conference held virtually last week SnT Director Björn Ottersten received the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Column Award, with co-authors Prof Emil Björnson (Linköping ...
Balancing IT Security and Privacy Rights for Contact Tracing
Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020
A critical information infrastructure-based approach to contact tracing. Editorial by Paulo Esteves-Veríssimo
SnT 2019 Annual Report is Live
Annual Report Cover - 10 Years of Research
Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Last year SnT continued to make strides in innovation as it marked its tenth year of cutting-edge ICT research. Highlights from the year have been collected for the 2019 Annual Report, where we go ...
Carlo Duprel: Connecting Innovation
Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Carlo Duprel, Head of the Technology Transfer Office sat down with DUKE magazine to describe how SnT stimulates Luxembourg’s innovation ecosystem.
Preparing for the Future of FinTech
Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2020
Prof. Gilbert Fridgen who leads the FINATRAX research group at SnT speaks with us about the challenges the financial service companies will be confronted to. 
Learning Satellite Mission Design with CubeSats
Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2020
A highlight of the newly launched Interdisciplinary Space Master (ISM) at the University of Luxembourg is the CubeSat laboratory, where students design and build a satellite mission.
Inventing Autonomy for In-Orbit Satellite Repairs
SnT LIFT ME UP University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 13 February 2020
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) signed a partnership agreement with the space start-up LIFT ME OFF (LMO). The cooperation provides ...
Megeno and University partner to develop EU-wide genome data services
Published on Monday, 20 January 2020
Megeno S.A. and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) signed a partnership agreement on the development of user-centred, transparent and ...
The 360Lab: An Interdisciplinary Hub for Smart Mobility
Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Autonomous vehicle technology is already sending ripples through the automotive industry. And here in Luxembourg, Dr Raphael Frank, a Research Scientist at the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for ...
Turning Researchers into Entrepreneurs
Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019
Jacek Plucinski left his native Poland two years ago and joined SnT as a Technology Transfer Officer in 2018. He wanted to keep developing a career he kicked off over 10 years ago working in ...
Research Across Cultures, as well as Disciplines
Published on Thursday, 14 November 2019
Marharyta Aleksandrva is a postdoc at SnT. Hailing from Ukraine, she earned her PhD in Computer Science as part of a French-Ukrainian dual doctoral supervision program – often called a cotutelle ...
Satellite Pre-coding Clears Congested Airwaves
Published on Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Access the Internet wherever and whenever you need to, whether in a plane or out at sea.  Buy land, they’re not making any more of it.” Mark Twain’s famous advice was probably sound for the ...
University brings workshops to Luxembourg’s Science Festival
Science Festival 2019
Published on Monday, 11 November 2019
The University of Luxembourg fascinated visitors with scientific displays at the Science Festival held from 7 to 10 November 2019 in Luxembourg City. Thousands of guests attended the four-day event ...
Data is the New Gold for this Brazilian Native
Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Jorge Augusto Meira left his native Brazil to join SnT in 2016. The research associate works on data: big data, data engineering, data management, machine learning and so on. They say data is the ...
SnT Team wins Facebook Software Testing Competition
Published on Wednesday, 30 October 2019
When Facebook develops new features, they rely on software-quality engineers to ensure that everything will work according to plan. When their tests indicate a problem, these software-quality ...
Partnership CSSF - SnT
CSSF and Uni.lu sign agreement
Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019
On 24 October 2019, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), and the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) officially signed, in the ...
SnT Researcher Takes Team to Robotics Youth Olympics
Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2019
It’s not always easy being a researcher in automation and robotics. Tell someone what you do, and there’s a good chance they’ll ask you if you’re planning on automating their job.
How a research partnership wins awards
Published on Monday, 21 October 2019
Doctoral researcher Amin Sleimi and senior research scientist Dr Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, part of SnT’s SVV requirements engineering team, won a Best Industrial Paper Award at the 2019 IEEE ...
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. 
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 program repair.
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
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.
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 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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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 penalised ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 achievements of women. But it’s also a call to action for accelerating gender ...
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 a ...
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.
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 as ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 satellite ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
SnT Drone Team Wins Prestigious US Navy Award
Published on Monday, 24 September 2018
Excellence in drone swarming recognised by prestigious award
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) ...
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.
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 much ...
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 ...
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.
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. ...
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 develop ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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!
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 ...
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 Star ...
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 Engineering. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Blockchain in Luxembourg: Meet the Man Behind Hyperledger
Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017
We’re positively beaming. By becoming associate members of Hyperledger, an open-source collaborative consortium dedicated to enhancing Blockchain technology, we’ve effectively laid a milestone. ...
Luxembourg Stock Exchange Partners up with SnT
Luxembourg Stock Exchange FinTech Partnership SnT
Published on Wednesday, 13 September 2017
It’s official: representatives from the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange met at LuxSE headquarters in Luxembourg on 12 September ...
Dr. Zhe Liu Features in 'Spotlight on Young Researchers'
Published on Tuesday, 05 September 2017
Dr. Zhe Liu, Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), has been featured in the Fonds National de la Recherche's Spotlight on Young Researchers, a ...
SnT Drone Research Cooks up a Swarm at Cybernetics Conference
Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017
A team of Researchers at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security Reliability and Trust (SnT) and Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) received the ...
You May Also Like: SnT Researcher Enhances Recommender Privacy
Published on Thursday, 03 August 2017
Jun Wang of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust at the University of Luxembourg has been awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the 32nd International Conference on ICT ...
Making Travel Faster, Safer and more Energy Efficient
Published on Wednesday, 26 July 2017
More and more manufacturers are producing electric cars with cruise control technology. While it is quite comfortable to have the car accelerate and brake on its own, it doesn’t do so in an ...
The Swedish Ambassador at SnT
Published on Monday, 10 July 2017
The Swedish Ambassador to Luxembourg and Belgium, Annika Hahn-Englund, and Consul-General for Luxembourg Claes-Johan Geijer, recently paid a visit to the University of Luxembourg’s ...
Honda invests in car key security research with SnT
The smart device developed by the SnT
Published on Thursday, 06 July 2017
New key systems allow car owners to enter and start their vehicle without ever touching a key. But the technology is not entirely safe. That is why two ICT experts from the Interdisciplinary Centre ...
Product Line Provides Winning Approach for SnT Researcher
Published on Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Dr Jabier Martinez has been awarded an honourable mention by the Groupement de Recherche Génie de la Programmation et du Logiciel (GDR GPL). The award celebrates his PhD thesis written during his ...
SnT and ABBL Collaborate on FinTech KYC Solution
Published on Tuesday, 13 June 2017
All financial institutions are subject to strict Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations, according to which client identity must be carefully verified. This helps to avoid money laundering and ...
SnT Researcher Wins Tech Transfer Award
Published on Tuesday, 06 June 2017
Patrick Glauner snatched the best overall project prize at the Bridging the GAP research fair for his on-going PhD project on the detection of non-technical losses using artificial intelligence. ...
Open and transparent access to legal data
Legilux, Journal officiel du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 31 May 2017
The Ministry of State’s Service central de législation (SCL) has partnered up with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg to develop ...
SnT Team Wins Big at Hackathon
Published on Monday, 15 May 2017
A team of researchers from the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security Reliability and Trust (SnT) has come away with joint first prize at the inaugural LuxBlockHackathon. They share the award of 1.5 ...
Luxembourg IoT Security Challenge: Deadline 15 July 2017
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017
Meet the challenge of IoT Security Innovation
Chinese Government Award fans the flames for SnT Researcher
Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Jiangshan Yu from the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust at the University of Luxembourg has been awarded the 'Chinese Government Award for outstanding students abroad.'
SnT Scientist Wins University Thesis Award
Published on Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Dr. Chetan Arora of the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security Reliability and Trust has been awarded the University's 'Best Computer Science and Communications PhD Thesis ...
PayPal supports SnT Chair in FinTech
Published on Friday, 10 March 2017
PayPal (Europe), the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR) and the University of Luxembourg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create an FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services ...
Dr. Marc Lemmer Joins SnT Tech Transfer Office
Published on Wednesday, 01 February 2017
SnT engages Dr. Marc Lemmer at Bridging Gaps, to further develop its Technology Transfer activities. The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at SnT was launched in 2014 to support transition of ...
Best paper Award for Adriana Aguilera-Gonzalez
Dr. Adriana Aguilera-Gonzalez receives her award from the Dr Lee Yoot Khuan
Published on Wednesday, 25 January 2017
SnT researcher Dr. Adriana Aguilera-Gonzalez has been presented with the award for best professional paper at the IEEE Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES 2016) held in Kuala ...