The Technical University of Darmstadt is one of the leading universities in Germany and Europe in the field of cyber security research and artificial intelligence. As part of the Centre for Research in Security and Privacy, which is funded by the federal and state governments, Darmstadt is one of the central research locations in the field of IT security in Europe. The System Security department of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is involved in the design and development of security architectures and trusted infrastructures with a special focus on hardware security architectures, IoT security and security of AI.
The role of TUD within CROSSCON is in contributing its extensive expertise in the area of System Security for developing and Open Specification of the CROSSCON architecture encompassing both hardware and software components. TUD will also contribute in developing novel security services as part of the CROSSCON service stack, in particular in researching ways for trustworthy provisioning of IoT-related workloads on Cloud-based FGPA accelerators.