Saleh Mulhem, Dr.-Ing.

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Research Assistant

Ratzeburger Allee 160
23562 Lübeck
Building 64, Room 123 (2nd Floor)

Phone:+49 451 3101 6317
Fax:+49 451 3101 6304

Open Bachelor and Master Thesis Offers

If you are looking for a Master's thesis, Bachelor's thesis, or research internship in the fields of Applied cryptography, Hardware security, and Embedded system security,  feel free to contact me.


The following topics are offered for interested student;

  1. Threshold Method for Detecting Hardware Trojans (click here ).
  2. Secure RISC-V Processor: Design and Implementation (click here)
  3. RISC-V Cryptographic Vector Extensions for Secure and Efficient Hash-Engine (click here).
  4. Machine Learning Algorithms for Detecting Hardware Trojans (click here).
  5. A New Design of Hardware Root of Trust: OpenTitan-based (click here). 
  6. Hardware Encryption Engine as a Combination of PRESENT Cipher and RISC-V Processor (click here).
  7. Reliability Test and Evaluation of Physical Unclonable Functions (click here).
  8. PUF-based Secure Device Identity for IoT and IoMT.
  9. A Comprehensive Study of Ultra Lightweight Ciphers.
  10. Hardware IP Watermarking.
  11. Cipher Design: New Class of Side-Channel Attacks Resilient S-boxes (click here).





  • Hamadaqa, E., Mulhem, S., Adi, W., & Berekovic, M. (2021). Contemporary Physical Clone-Resistant Identity for IoTs and Emerging Technologies. Cryptography, 5(4), 32.
  • Zarrouk R.; Mulhem S.; Adi W.; Berekovic M: Clone-Resistant Secured Booting Based on Unknown Hashing Created in Self-Reconfigurable Platform. In: Derrien S., Hannig F., Diniz P.C., Chillet D. (eds) Applied Reconfigurable Computing. Architectures, Tools, and Applications. ARC 2021. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12700, Springer, Cham 2021





  •  Mulhem, S.; Adi, W. New Mathblocks-Based Feistel-Like Ciphers for Creating Clone-Resistant FPGA Devices. Cryptography 2019, 3, 28.(Please click here).
  • Zarrouk,R.; Mulhem,S.; Reich,L.; Adi,W. "Non-Repeatable Clone-Resistant Group Device Identity," 2019 International Conference on Cyber Security for Emerging Technologies (CSET), Doha, Qatar, 2019, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/CSET.2019.8904893.
  • Mulhem,S.; Ayache,M.; Adi,W., "Mini-Block-Based Cipher Class for Physically Clone-Resistant Devices," 2019 Eighth International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST), Colchester, United Kingdom, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/EST.2019.8806216.
  • Mulhem,S.; Mohammad,M.; Adi,W. "A New Low-Complexity Cipher Class for Clone-Resistant Identities," 2019 42nd International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO), Opatija, Croatia, 2019, pp. 971-976, doi: 10.23919/MIPRO.2019.8756787.

 Previous publications and patents (Click here) or visit My Google Scholar.