Saleh Mulhem, Dr.-Ing.

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Research Group Leader

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

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

Ongoing PhD Students

  • Christian Ewert, Fault-Resilient Methods for Computing System Design
  • Ahmed Mahmoudi, Reliable Design of Modern System-on-Chip.
  • Andrija Neskovic,  Side-channel Analysis of Computing System.
  • Mouadh Ayache, Design for Testability and Hardware Trust.
  • Celine Thermann, M. Sc., on Trustworthy Attributes of DNN Accelerator.
  • Henrik Strunck, M. Sc., Hardware Root of Trust Design

Open Bachelor and Master Thesis Offers

If you are looking for a Master's thesis, Bachelor's thesis, or research internship, the following topics are offered for interested student; .

  1. Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) Acceleration Design.
  2. Explainable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Method.
  3. Efficient Post-quantum Engine implementation like Dilithium, Falcon etc
  4. Dependable Neural Engine Design.
  5. Studying Security of In-memory-computing Concept.
  6. Detecting Hardware Trojan Methods.
  7. Secure Processor Design and implementation.
  8. Designing Hardware Root of Trust. 
  9. Reliability Test and Evaluation of Integrated Circuit. 
  10. Studying Ultra Lightweight Ciphers.
  11. New Class of Side-Channel Attacks Resilient S-boxes.

We still have topics regarding: Dependable Computing, Trustworthy Artificial intelligence Acceleration,  Design for Testability, Design for Trust, and Hardware security,  feel free to contact me

Supervised Master and Bachelor Theses

Felix Muuss Practical Machine Learning Approach for Hardware Trojan Detection Bachelor Thesis 2021
Student Title Type Year
Christoph Hübner Reliability Test of a Hardware Module at Electronic System Level Bachelor Thesis 2023
Celine Thermann Trustworthy AI Hardware Accelerator Design Master Thesis 2022
Henrik Strunck Enabling Hardware Root of Trust for RISC-V Trusted Execution Environment Master Thesis 2022
Tim Muller Safe AI Hardware Accelerator for Autonomous Driving Master Thesis 2022
Andra-Karina Poetschki NTT Hardware Acceleration for Homomorphic Encryption in Medical Applications Bachelor Thesis 2022
Robin Sehm Side-channel Analysis of Cryptographic Functions Bachelor Thesis 2022




  • Nechi, A.; Mahmoudi, A.; Herold, C.; Widmer, D.; Kürner, T.; Berekovic, M.; Mulhem, S: Practical Trustworthiness Model for DNN in Dedicated 6G Application. 19th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), IEEE, Montreal, QC, Canada 2023  [Paper]


  • Bauer B.; Ayache M.; Mulhem S.; Nitzan M.; Athavale J.; Buchty R.; Berekovic M.: On the Dependability Lifecycle of Electrical/Electronic Product Development: The Dual-Cone V-Model. in Computer, vol. 55, no. 9, 99-106, 2022



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