Sebastian Zickau
Curriculum Vitæ
"Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads."
Dr. Emmett Brown
Education
2019 Dissertation (ongoing), Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
2014–2016 Software Campus Alumni
, Technische Universität Berlin, Telekom
Innovation Laboratories, Federal Ministry of Education and Re-
search, Berlin, Germany.
2014 Training Courses, Software Campus, Germany.
Details:
{ Leadership as a Lifestyle, Deutsche Telekom AG, Berlin, Germany.
{ Conflicts in Leadership Situations, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Bonn, Germany.
{ Creativity & Innovation, Datev eG, Nürnberg, Germany.
{ Foundations of Scenario Planning, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany.
{ Intercultural Awareness, SAP, Walldorf, Germany.
{ Reviving Creative Potentials, Software AG, Darmstadt, Germany.
1996–2002 Diploma in Computer Science
, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin,
Germany.
1992–1995 University-entrance Diploma
, Oberstufenzentrum für Elektro- und
Energietechnik, Berlin, Germany.
Dissertation
Title Privacy-preserving Geofencing with Arbitrary Shapes (working title)
Supervisor Prof. Dr. Axel Küpper
Description
The thesis introduces privacy-preserving and shape agnostic geofencing mechanisms,
applies and compares these to different underlying cryptographic approaches. It
concludes with an evaluation of their applications for various use-cases with different
underlying requirements.
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Experience
Vocational
2012–Present Research Assistant, Doctoral Candidate
, Technische Universität Berlin,
Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Berlin, Germany.
Detailed achievements:
{ Dissertation (ongoing)
{ Completed five German- and EU-funded research projects
- Implementation of research and project prototypes
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Participation and completion of a research project with the Telekom Innovation
Laboratory (T-Labs)
- Participation in over twenty project proposals (national and international)
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Participation and presentations at over ten international research conferences, incl.
IEEE
- Supervising and leading personnel, including new research assistants
- Communication with national and international funding offices
- Approaching p otential project partners
- Full project reporting
{ Projects successfully completed
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TRESOR - TRusted Ecosystem for Standardized and Open and cloud-based Resources
(BMWi, including successful project extension)
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Curcuma - Cloud Computing Location Metadata (Software Campus, BMBF, including
successful proposal)
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PARADISE - Privacy-enhancing And Reliable Anti-Doping Integrated Service Environ-
ment (BMBF, including successful proposal)
- IdentityChain (EIT)
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DIMS - Decentralized Identity Management System (EIT, including successful proposal)
{ Teaching and supervising students:
- Over twenty diploma, bachelor, and master theses
- Preparation and assessorship of oral and written exams
- Organization of and teaching in lectures, projects, and seminars:
· Internet of Services Lab (IoSL)
· Usable Privacy Seminar
· Business Processes and IT Services
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Published and participated in over twenty research papers, including national journals
and a book chapter
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Organization of and presentation at public project presentations and national research
meetups
{ Organization of and presentation at two international hackathons
2008–2010 Research Assistant
, University of Reading, Intelligent Media Systems &
Services Research Centre (IMSS), School of Systems Engineering, Reading, England.
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Worked in the EU-funded project HYDRA (networked embedded system middleware for
heterogeneous physical devices in a distributed architecture)
2003–2007 Employee
, Technische Universität Berlin, tubIT - IT Service-Center, Berlin,
Germany.
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Developing IT administration software and working on the introduction of smartcard
services
2000–2002 Student Assistant
, Technische Universität Berlin, PRZ - Prozessrechner
Zentrale, Berlin, Germany.
{ Supporting the development of administration software and smartcard services
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Miscellaneous
2010–2011 Telemarker, Quantum TM, Reading, England.
2009–2011 Tutor
, STEM subjects for secondary school pupils, IMAAD/CET, Reading,
England.
1996–1999 Shop Assistant
, specialist shop for juggling equipment, Jonglerie, Berlin, Ger-
many.
1997 Journey around the world, 9 countries - 180 days.
Publications
2019
Plass, J. and Zickau, S. (2019). PARADISE - Wie Ortungstechnologien den
Datenschutz im Anti-Doping verbessern können. Kritik des Anti-Doping - Eine
konstruktive Auseinandersetzung zu Methoden und Strategien im Kampf gegen
Doping.
Raschke, P. and Zickau, S. and Kröger, J. L. and Küpper, A. (2019). Towards Real-
Time Web Tracking Detection with T.EX - The Transparency EXtension. Privacy
Technologies and Policy.
Lux, Z. A. and Beierle, F. and Zickau, S. and Göndör, S. (2019). Full-text Search
for Verifiable Credential Schemas on Distributed Ledgers. Proceedings of the
International Symposium on Blockchain Computing and Applications (BCCA 2019).
Rodriguez Garzon, S. and Pöllabauer, T. and Zickau, S. and Küpper, A. (2019).
Interactive Design of Geofences for Proactive Location-based Services in Smart Cities.
Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence
and Computing (UIC 2019).
2018
Victor, F. and Zickau, S. (2018). Geofences on the Blockchain: Enabling Decentral-
ized Location-based Services. BlockSEA 2018, The 1st Workshop on Blockchain
and Sharing Economy Applications.
2017
Schanzenbach, M. and Zickau, S. (2017). Identity and Access Management in a
Doping Control Use Case. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit.
Herber, T. and Jentsch, M. and Zickau, S. (2017). Datenschutz und Dopingkon-
trollen. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit.
2016
Zickau, S. (2016). privGardens - Semantic Privacy Areas in Location-based Data
Protection Policies. 13. GI/KuVS-Fachgespräch "Ortsbezogene Anwendungen und
Dienste".
Zickau, S. and Thatmann, D. and Butyrtschik, A. and Denisow, I. and Küpp er, A.
(2016). Applied Attribute-based Encryption Schemes. Proceedings of the 19th IEEE
International Conference Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN 2016).
2015
Thatmann, D and Zickau, S. and rster, A and Küpper, A. (2015). Applying
Attribute-based Encryption on Publish Subscribe Messaging Patterns for the Internet
of Things. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International. Conference on Internet of
Things (iThings 2015).
Zickau, S. (2015). Semantic Location Information in Access Control Policy Models.
Proceedings of the Location-based Applications and Services (LBAS 2015).
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Denisow, I. and Zickau, S. and Beierle, F. and Küpper, A. (2015). Dynamic
Location Information in Attribute-based Encryption Schemes. Proceedings of the
9th International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and
Technologies (NGMAST 2015).
El-Sobhy, J. and Zickau, S. and Küpper, A. (2015). Proximity-based Services in
Mobile Cloud Scenarios using Extended Communication Models. Proceedings of
the 4th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (IEEE CloudNet).
Sharhan, S. and Zickau, S. (2015). Indoor Mapping for Location-based Policy Tooling
using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International
Workshop on Selected Topics in Wireless and Mobile computing (STWiMob 2015).
Roos, A. and Drüsedow, S. and Hosseini, M. I. and Coskun, G. and Zickau, S.
(2015). Trust Level Based Data Storage and Data Access Control in a Distributed
Storage Environment. Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on
Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering.
Zickau, S. and Beierle, F. and Denisow, I. (2015). Securing Mobile Cloud Data
with Personalized Attribute-based Meta Information. Pro ceedings of the 3rd IEEE
International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering
(Mobile Cloud 2015).
2014
Zickau, S. and Thatmann, D. and Ermakova, T. and Repschläger, J. and Zarnekow,
R. and Küpper, A. (2014). Enabling Location-based Policies in a Healthcare Cloud
Computing Environment. Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on
Cloud Networking (IEEE CloudNet).
Raschke, P. and Zickau, S. (2014). A Template-Based Policy Generation Interface
for RESTful Web Services. On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM
2014 Workshops.
Zickau, S. and Slawik, M. and Thatmann, D. and Uhlig, S. and Denisow, I. and Küp-
per, A. (2014). TRESOR - Towards the Realization of a Trusted Cloud Ecosystem.
Trusted Cloud Computing.
2013
Graf, T. and Zickau, S. and Küpper, A. (2013). Enabling Location-based Services
on Stationary Devices using Smartphone Capabilities. Mobile Web Information
Systems.
Thatmann, D. and Slawik, M. and Zickau, S. and Küpper, A. (2013). Deriving
a Distributed Cloud Proxy Architecture for Managed Cloud Service Consumption.
Proceedings of the 6th Intl. Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2013).
2012
Thatmann, D. and Slawik, M. and Zickau, S. and Küpper, A. (2012). Towards
a Federated Cloud Ecosystem: Enabling Managed Cloud Service Consumption.
Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services, GECON 2012.
Slawik, M. and Zickau, S. and Thatmann, D. and Repschläger, J. and Ermakova, T.
and Küpper, A. and Zarnekow, R. (2012). Innovative Architektur für sicheres Cloud
Computing: Beispiel eines Cloud-Ecosystems im Gesundheitswesen. Proceedings of
the 42th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (INFORMATIK
2012).
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Zickau, S. and Küpper, A. (2012). Towards Location-based Services in a Cloud
Computing Ecosystem. Ortsbezogene Anwendungen und Dienste - 9. Fachgespräch
der GI/ITG-Fachgruppe Kommunikation und Verteilte Systeme.
Awards
2018
Best paper award, Victor, F. and Zickau, "Geofences on the Blockchain: Enabling
Decentralized Location-based Services", BlockSEA 2018, The 1st Workshop on
Blockchain and Sharing Economy Applications.
Research Interests
Main
Location-based services, privacy-enhancing technologies, applied security, and
attribute-based access control
Additional Self-sovereign identity, distributed ledger technologies, and blockchains
Subsidiary Meta data, linked data, semantic technologies, and ontologies
Computer Skills
Algorithms
Zero-knowledge pro ofs, attribute-based encryption, multi-party computation, cryp-
tographic hashing, homomorphic encryption, accumulators, private set intersection,
bloom filter, OpenID connect, OAuth, and UMA
Concepts
Positioning, Geohash, S2, MapCode, Open Post Code, Natural Area Code, Authen-
tication, and Authorization
Languages
(Geo)XACML, Python, REST, (Geo)JSON, Java, Javascript, Django, Ruby, LaTeX,
and HTML
Programs
PostGIS, QGIS, Docker, Gitlab, Postman, Eclipse, OmniGraffle, Office, Slack, and
Rocketchat
Miscellaneous GDPR, MacOS, iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, Homebrew, and Bluetooth
Communication Skills
2010
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (Cambridge CELTA), Thames
Valley University, Reading, England.
2009 Certificate of Proficiency in English (Cambridge ESOL), Reading, England.
Languages
German Mother tongue
English Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Business fluent
Personal Interests
- Traveling - Indoor sports
- Sailing - Volleyball
- Cinema - Juggling
- Board games - Lego
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