Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Johannes Buchmann (TU Darmstadt)

Johannes Buchmann completed his teacher training in mathematics, physics, philosophy and education at the University of Cologne, where he received his doctorate in mathematics in 1982 and passed the grammar school teacher examination in 1984. In 1988 he habilitated in mathematics at the University of Düsseldorf. From 1988 to 1996, he was Professor of Computer Science at Saarland University in Saarbrücken. Since 1996 he has been Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics with a specialization in cryptography and computer algebra at the TU Darmstadt. From 2001 to 2007 he was Vice President for Research at the TU Darmstadt. From 2008 to 2011 he was founding director of the Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt CASED. Since 2014 he is spokesman of the DFG Collaborative Research Center CROSSING and since 2015 spokesman of the profile area CYSEC of the TU Darmstadt.