Associate professor at the University of Wuerzburg
Alexandra is an associate professor at the University of Wuerzburg in Germany, where she is heading the Secure Software Systems research group. Before taking her current faculty position in 2018, she worked for about 10 years in renowned security institutions in Germany and in Switzerland: Ruhr-University Bochum (2008-2011), Fraunhofer Institute for Information Security in Darmstadt (2011-2015), and ETH Zurich (2016-2017). She holds a PhD degree in Security and Information Technology from TU Darmstadt (2015). Her PhD dissertation focused on security and privacy of mobile systems and applications and was awarded by the European Research Consortium in Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM STM WG 2016 Award) and recognized as outstanding by Intel – she received an Intel Doctoral Student Honor Award. Today, her research interests focus on various topics on secure software engineering, systems security and privacy, and security and privacy of mobile, cyber-physical, and distributed systems.