Prof. Dr. Mark Manulis

has been appointed as Professor of Privacy at the Research Institute CODE and the Department of Computer Science on March 1st, 2022.

Mark Manulis’ research is on digital privacy-enhancing technologies underpinned by modern cryptographic methods and techniques. He has been focusing on the design and analysis of cryptographic protocols and on their use to protect security and privacy in data processing, authentication, secure communications, and in decentralized, multi-party applications in the domains of social media, Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain. 

Prior to his appointment at the University of the Bundeswehr Munich, Prof. Manulis spent over 10 years in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey in the UK. He started there in 2012 as senior lecturer and was promoted to reader in 2020. As head of department (since 2020) and deputy director of its Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (since 2014) he led the strategic development of computer science and cyber security at the University of Surrey. Prior to his academic career in the UK, he conducted his research as Juniorprofessor at the TU Darmstadt (2009 – 2012) and as a post-doc at the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium (2007 – 2009). Mark Manulis received his Dr.-Ing. degree from the Horst-Görtz Institute for IT Security at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and his Diploma and MSc degrees in Computer Science from the TU Braunschweig.

Prof. Manulis was program chair of ISC 2018 and ACNS 2016, general chair of CANS 2012 and PKC 2012, workshop chair of ESORICS 2020, and co-organizer of the Dagstuhl-Seminar on Privacy-Oriented Cryptography in 2012. He is currently associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security and Springer’s International Journal of Information Security. He is a member of IACR und IEEE.


On the occasion of his start at UniBw M, the Research Institute CODE spoke with Prof. Manulis about his field of expertise and his upcoming research activities. You can find the interview here >


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