The research group Critical Information Infrastructures (cii) is part of the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) at the KIT-Department of Economics and Management (WiWi Department), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). We are a member of the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (KASTEL), the KIT Center „Health Technologies“ (KITHealthTech), the KIT Center Information ˑ Systems ˑ Technologies (KCIST), and the Helmholtz Information and Data Science School for Health (HIDSS4Health).

Professor Dr. Ali Sunyaev is now Member of the Scientific Council Computer Science of the DFG

(29.02.2024) For the next four years, Professor Dr. Ali Sunyaev will be part of the DFG scientific council for computer science for the subject of data management, data-intensive systems, computer science methods in business informatics. He is thus part of the scientific representation of 49 review boards that decide on DFG funding decisions according to the DFG's own scientific standards and in the spirit of excellence in research, innovation, and the search for knowledge.

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Girls’ Day - Future Prospects for Girls, 25 April 2024: Our cii Workshop is now open for registration!

(23.02.2024) This year’s nationwide Girls’ Day - Future Prospects for Girls - takes place on April 25th, 2024. We are excited to open our doors at the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) for our cii workshop as part of the broader KIT Girls’ Day program. The workshop ‘Another cat video?! The science behind recommendations on TikTok & Co.‘ - “ Noch ein Katzenvideo?! Die Wissenschaft hinter Empfehlungen auf TikTok & Co.“ will be conducted at KIT in Karlsruhe (however, only in the German language).

Congratulations to Niclas Kannengießer for his successful doctoral examination

(08.02.2024) On February 8th, 2024, Niclas Kannengießer successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! His dissertation is entitled “Purposeful Information System Decentralization based on Distributed Ledger Technology”

Prof. Dr. Ivo Blohm gave a lecture in the Research Talk Series on Digitalization 2024

(07.02.2024) Prof. Dr. Ivo Blohm, Director of the Information Systems Institute, University of St. Gallen (IWI-HSG) introduced the research groups and interested students in the Triangel Studio to his research on “Hybrid Creativity: How Artificial Intelligence Can Defy or Reinforce Human Creative Performance”.

Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev was elected to the Member Board of Directors at German Informatics Society (GI)

(05.02.2024) Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev is now part of the Member Board of Directors at German Informatics Society (GI). He will represent the interests of information systems and computer scientists in science, business, public administration, society, and politics on behalf of around 20,000 members.

Emerging Trends: Seminar Registration Open for Summer Term 2024

(02.02.2024) The registration for the Emerging Trends in Internet Technologies (Bachelor / Master) for the summer term 2024 is online.