Gradschool students have the unique opportunity to collaborate with some 200 researchers at the postdoctoral or professorial level and more than 320 fellow doctoral students working in virtually all areas of computer science. Find out more about potential Advisors in Saarbrücken! Click on the names below.


Prof. Dr. Sven Apel, Software Engineering and Programming Methodology
Prof. Dr. Michael Backes, Information Security and Cryptography
Prof. Dr. Laurent Bartholdi, Mathematics and Computer Science
Prof. Dr. Markus Bläser, Computational Complexity
Prof. Dr. Karl Bringmann, Combinatorics, Computing and Randomness
Prof. Dr. Cas Cremers, Formal Methods, Cryptography, Secure Systems
Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg, Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Modelling
Prof. Dr. Jens Dittrich, Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Derek Dreyer, Type Systems and Functional Programming Group
Prof. Dr. Peter Druschel, Distributed Systems
Prof. Dr. Anna Maria Feit, Human-Computer Interaction
Prof. Anja Feldmann, Ph.D, Internet Architecture
Prof. Bernd Finkbeiner, Ph.D, Reactive Systems
Prof. Dr. Mario Fritz, Scalable Learning and Perception
Prof. Dr. Deepak Garg, Computer security and privacy, formal logic, programming languages
Prof. Dr. Josef van Genabith, Multilingual Technologies
Prof. Dr. Krishna Gummadi, Networked Systems Research Group
Prof. Dr. Alexey Gurevich, Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Hack, Programming
Prof. Dr. Michael Hahn, Language, Computation, and Cognition
Prof. Dr. Volkhard Helms, Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Herfet, Telecommunications
Prof. Dr. Holger Hermanns, Dependable Systems and Software
Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann, Automated Planning
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Günter Hotz, emeritus
Prof. Dr. Eddy Ilg, Computer Vision and Machine Perception
Prof. Dr. Antoine Joux, Cryptography
Prof. Dr. Olga Kalinina, Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics
Prof. Dr. Benjamin Kaminski, Formal Verification
Prof. Dr. Andreas Keller, Clinical Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Dietrich Klakow, Spoken Language Systems
Prof. Dr. Alexander Koller, Computational Linguistics
Prof. Dr. Antonio Krüger, Ubiquitous Media Technologies
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Lenhof, Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Maaß, Business informatics
Prof. Rupak Majumdar, Computer-aided verification and control of reactive, real-time, hybrid, and probabilistic systems
Prof. Dr. Martina Maggio, Real-time systems
Prof. Dr. Dániel Marx, Parameterized Algorithms & Complexity
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Kurt Mehlhorn, Algorithms and Complexity, senior prof.
Prof. Dr. Fabian Müller, Integrative Cellular Biology and Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Tomohiro Nagashima, Technology-Enhanced Learning
Prof. Dr. Danupon Nanongkai, Graph Algorithms
Prof. Dr. Peter Ochs, Mathematical Optimization for Data Science
Prof. Dr. Joel Ouaknine, Automated verification of real-time, probabilistic, and infinite-state systems
Prof. Dr. Manfred Pinkal, Computational Linguistics, senior prof.
Prof. Dr. Sven Rahmann, Algorithmic Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Jan Reineke, Real-time and embedded systems
Prof. Dr. Christian Rossow, System Security
Prof. Dr. Bernt Schiele, Computer Vision and Multimodal Computing
Prof. Dr. Frank-Olaf Schreyer, Algebraic Geometry and Computer Algebra, senior prof.
Prof. Dr. Raimund Seidel, Theoretical Computer Science
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel, Computer Graphics
Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek, Agents and Simulated Reality
Prof. Dr. Gert Smolka, Programming Systems, senior prof.
Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge, Legal Informatics, IT Security and Privacy
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle, Human-Computer Interaction
Prof. Dr. Christian Theobalt, 3D Video and Vision-based Graphics
Prof. Dr. Isabel Valera, Machine Learning
Prof. Dr. Jilles Vreeken, Exploratory Data Analysis
Prof. Dr. Ingmar Weber, Societal Computing
Prof. Dr. Joachim Weickert, Mathematical Image Analysis
Prof. Dr. Christoph Weidenbach, Automation of Logic
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weikum, Databases and Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Wilhelm, Programming Languages and Compiler Construction, emeritus
Prof. Dr. Verena Wolf, Analysis of Markovian Models
Prof. Dr. Andrea Volkamer, Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Andreas Zeller, Software Engineering

Associated & Junior Faculty

Dr. Vahid Babaei, Artificial Intelligence aided Design and Manufacturing
Dr. Björn Brandenburg, Real-Time Systems
Dr. Sebastian Brandt, Distributed Graph Algorithms
Dr. Martin Bromberger, Combinations of Theories and Arithmetic Reasoning
Dr. Sven Bugiel, Trusted Systems
Dr. Rebekka Burkholz, Relational machine learning
Dr. Rayna Dimitrova, Formal Methods, Autonomous Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems
Dr. Nico Döttling, Public key encryption and secure two-party computation
Dr. Tobias Fiebig, Network Systems and Security
Dr. Lucjan Hanzlik, Cryptography
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Holz, Systems Security
Dr. Helmut Horacek
Dr. Swen Jacobs, Formal Methods, Concurrent and Distributed Systems
Dr. Andreas Karrenbauer, Integer Programming, Combinatorial Optimization, Applied and Industrial Discrete Optimization
Dr. Antoine Kaufmann, Operating Systems
Dr. Matthias Klusch, Intelligent Information Systems
Dr. Katharina Krombholz, Usable Security and Privacy
Dr. Jan Eric Lenssen, Group Representation Learning
Dr. Christoph Lenzen, Theory of Distributed Computing
Dr. Julian Loss, cryptography, security, and distributed algorithms
Dr. Karol Myszkowski, Computer Graphics
Dr. Giancarlo Pellegrino, Security
Dr. Pascal Peter, Image and Video Compression, Statistics of Natural Images
Dr. Goran Radanovic, Multi-Agent Systems
Dr. Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, Methods for the analysis and modeling of large real-world networks
Dr. Michael Schwarz, Side Channels and Low-level Security
Dr. Gurprit Singh, Sampling and Rendering
Dr. Mridula Singh, Wireless and Cyber-Physical Systems Security
Dr. Adish Singla, Machine Teaching
Dr. Cristian-Alexander Staicu, Program Analysis for Security
Dr. Sebastian Stich, Optimization for Machine Learning
Dr. Ben Stock, Secure Web Applications
Dr. Nils Ole Tippenhauer, Cyber-Physical Systems Security
Dr. Mariya Toneva, Bridging AI and Neuroscience
Dr. Sophie Tourret,
Dr. Viktor Vafeiadis, Programming Languages and Verification
Dr. Yiting Xia, Network and Cloud Systems
Dr. Georg Zetzsche, Models of Computation
Dr. Yang Zhang, Privacy and Machine Learning

Former Faculty

Dr. Mario Albrecht, Molecular Networks in Medical Bioinformatics
Dr. Björn Andres, Combinatorial Image Analysis
Dr. Jan Baumbach, Computational Biology
Dr. Klaus Berberich, Information Retrieval, Data Mining
Dr. Jasmin Christian Blanchette
, Automated Reasoning, Automatic Theorem Provers, Higher-Order Logic
Dr. Aleksandar Bojchevski, Trustworthy Machine Learning and ML for Graphs
Dr. Andrés Bruhn, Vision and Image Processing
Dr. Andreas Bulling, Perceptual User Interfaces
Dr. Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, Networked systems and network measurements
Dr. Renjie Chen, Images and Geometry
Dr. Maria Christakis, Practical Formal Methods
Dr. Dengxin Dai, Vision for Autonomous Systems
Dr. Eva Darulová, Programming languages, software verification, approximate computing
Dr. Holger Dell, Foundations of Exact Algorithms
Dr. Piotr Didyk, Perception, Display, and Fabrication
Prof. Dr. Benjamin Doerr, Algorithms and Complexity
Prof. Paul Francis, Privacy Issues in Online Tracking, retired
Dr. Oliver Gasser, Internet Security Measurements
Dr. Rainer Gemulla, Scalable Management of Uncertain Data
Dr. Jiong Guo, Efficient Algorithms for Hard Problems
Prof. Dr. Christian Hammer, Cyber security lab, Language-based Security
Prof. Dr. Matthias Hein, Machine Learning
Dr. Alexis Heloir, Sign Language Synthesis and Interaction
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hertel, Software, retired
Dr. Klaus Hildebrandt, Applied Geometry
Dr. Andreas Hildebrandt, Protein-Protein Interactions and Computational Proteomics
Dr. Martin Hoefer, Dynamic Coordination in Large Networks
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Günter Hotz, emeritus

Dr. Ivo Ihrke, Generalized Image Acquisition and Analysis
Dr. Christian Ikenmeyer, Algebraic and Geometric Complexity Theory
Dr. Keon Jang, network performance isolation and congestion control
Dr. Aniket Kate, Privacy, Anonymity and Accountability; Distributed Cryptography and Applications
Dr. Michael Kerber, Algorithms in Algebraic Topology and Computational Geometry
Dr. Michael Kipp, Embodied Agents
Prof. Dr. Jana Koehler, Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Jens Krüger, Interactive Visualization and Data Analysis
Dr. Marvin Künnemann,
Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Lengauer, Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics,
Dr. Jonathan Mace, Cloud Software Systems
Prof. Dr. Tobias Marschall, Algorithms for Computational Genomics, now Uni Düsseldorf
Prof. Dr. Matteo Maffei, Language Based Security
Dr. Alice McHardy, Computational Genomics and Epidemiology
Dr. Nicole Megow, Combinatorial optimization, Approximation algorithms, Uncertainty models
Dr. Sebastian Michel, Querying, Indexing, and Discovery in Dynamic Data
Dr. Pauli Miettinen, Algorithmic Data Analysis
Dr. Tobias Mömke, Approximation Algorithms and Mathematical Optimization, now Uni Augsburg
Dr. Meinard Müller, Multimedia Information Retrieval and Music Processing
Dr. Stefan Nürnberger, Security
Dr. Antti Oulasvirta, Human-Computer Interaction
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang J. Paul, Computer Architecture and Parallel Computing, retired
Dr. Nico Pfeifer, Statistical Learning in Computational Biology
Dr. Ruzica Piskac, Synthesis, Analysis and Automated Reasoning
Dr. Gerard Pons-Moll, Real Virtual Humans
Dr. Simon Razniewski, Knowledge Base Construction and Quality
Dr. Tobias Ritschel, Rendering and GPUs
Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues, Dependable Systems
Dr. Rishiraj Saha Roy, Question Answering
Dr. Michael Sagraloff, Algebraic Geometry, Non-Linear Computational Geometry
Dr. Thomas Sauerwald, Randomized Algorithms; Distributed Algorithms; Graph Theory
Dr. Ralf Schenkel, XML-Retrieval
Prof. Dr. Günter Schmidt, Operations Research and Business Informatics,
Prof. Dr. Dominique Schröder, Cryptography and Computational Complexity Theory
Dr. Marcel Schulz, High-Throughput Genomics and Systems Biology
Dr. Matthias Seeger, Probabilistic Machine Learning and Medical Image Processing
Prof. Dr. Jörg H. Siekmann, Artificial Intelligence,
Dr. Viorica Sofronie-Stokkermans, Automation of Logic
Dr. Mauro Sozio, Distributed Data and Communities
Dr. Caroline Sporleder, Computational Modelling of Discourse and Semantics
Dr. Rob van Stee, Algorithmic Game Theory and Online Algorithms
Dr. Ingmar Steiner, Speech Synthesis and 3D Models of Articulation
Dr. Daria Stepanova, Knowledge Representation
Dr. Werner Stephan, Agents and Simulated Reality, retired
Dr. Thomas Sturm, Automated Reasoning and Nonlinear Arithmetic
Dr. Fabian Suchanek, Ontologies
Dr. He Sun, Pseudorandomness; Randomized Algorithms; Computational Geometry
Dr. Paul Swoboda, Machine Learning and Computer Vision
Dr. Martin Theobald, Ranking and Uncertain Data Management
Dr. Ivan Titov, Machine Learning for Natural Language Processing
Dr. Dominique Unruh, Cryptographic Protocols
Prof. Dr. Hans Uszkoreit, Computational Linguistics,
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster, Artificial Intelligence,
Dr. Michael Wand, Statistical Geometry Processing
Dr. Tino Weinkauf, Feature-Based Data Analysis for Computer Graphics and Visualization
Dr. Andreas Wiese, Combinatorial optimization, and Approximation algorithms
Dr. Stefanie Wuhrer, Group Non-Rigid Shape Analysis
Dr. Andrew Yates, Searching, Mining, and Learning with Informal Text
Dr. Martin Zimmermann, Reactive Systems

(names in italics have taken on positions elsewhere; some are still advising their students in Saarbrücken)