Nils Ole Tippenhauer

Assistant Professor

Email: avyf_gvccraunhre@fhgq.rqh.ft
Telephone: +65 6499 4869
Room Number: 1.502.14
Research Interests:
Information Security in Cyber Physical Systems,Networking, and Wireless and Sensor Networks

Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design

Nils Tippenhauer is an Assistant Professor at the Information Systems Technology and Design Pillar, SUTD. He is also a adjunct research scientist with the Advanced Digital Sciences Center in Singapore. Nils earned his Dr. Sc. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich (Switzerland) in 2012. Before coming to ETH, Nils received a degree in Computer Engineering (Dipl. Ing.) from the Hamburg University of Technology (Germany) in 2007.

Research Interests

Together with his Secure Cyber-Physical Systems (SCy-Phy) group, Nils is working on information security aspects of practical systems. In particular, Nils is currently working on security analysis of large heterogeneous systems such as (smart) power grids. In addition, Nils is interested in physical layer security aspects of wireless and embedded systems, for example secure ranging, distance measurements and communication using wireless signals.

ISTD Research Projects

Security Assessment and Forensic Examination (SAFE), Resilient IoT, National Science Experiment (NSE), Cyber-Physical System Protection, Advancing Security of Public Infrastructure with Resilience and Economics


I am currently looking for promising PhD students or Postdocs, who are interested to work in the field of security of embedded systems and industrial control systems. Other security-related fields are also possible, feel free to propose. Please contact me directly via mail, together with a short cover letter and CV. More info here.


Building 1, Floor 5,  (room 1.502.14)