Bernd Finkbeiner

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Prof. Bernd Finkbeiner, Ph.D. is a faculty member at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security and a professor of computer science at Saarland University. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2003 from Stanford University. Since 2003, he leads the Reactive Systems Group, which became part of CISPA in 2020. His research focus is the development of reliable guarantees for the safety and security of computer systems, including specification, program synthesis and repair, and static and dynamic verification. Major projects include output-sensitive algorithms for reactive synthesis (➠ OSARES), logics and algorithms for hyperproperties (➠ HYPER), and the stream-based monitoring of cyber-physical systems (➠ RTLOLA).

Project HYPER
Logics and Algorithms for a Unified Theory of Hyperproperties

ERC Advanced Grant 2022-2027


CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
phone: ‭+49 681 870832059‬
eMail: finkbeiner at


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For an up-to-date list of publications see DBLP.