Critical Information Infrastructures

We study internet technologies - their design, their use, and their symbiosis with our society.

Critical Information Infrastructures

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 Information ˑ Systems ˑ Technologies (KCIST), and the Helmholtz Information and Data Science School for Health (HIDSS4Health).

The research group is participating in the new research project to develop Federation Services for GAIA-X!

(06.11.2020) Within the GAIA-X project, the foundations for the development of a networked, open data infrastructure based on European values are being developed. The cii research group is supporting the "Compliance" work package as a subcontractor.

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New Article published in IEEE Access

(28.10.2020) We published our article “The Merits of a Decentralized Pollution-Monitoring System Based on Distributed Ledger Technology” von Markus Lücking, Niclas Kannengießer, Maurice Kilgus, Till Riedel, Michael Beigl, Ali Sunyaev und Wilhelm Stork in IEEE Access.

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New Article published in JMIR mhealth and uhealth!

(19.10.2020) We published our article “Archetypes of Gamification: Analysis of mHealth Apps” by Manuel Schmidt-Kraepelin, Philipp Toussaint, Scott Thiebes, Juho Hamari, and Ali Sunyaev in JMIR mhealth and uhealth. The article is now freely available via open access: https://mhealth.jmir.org/2020/10/e19280

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Four papers accepted at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2021

(16.10.2020) Four papers of the cii research group have been accepted for publication at the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), which will take place January 5-8, 2021.

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New Article published in the Electronic Markets Journal

(05.10.2020) We published our article “Trustworthy artificial intelligence” by Scott Thiebes, Sebastian Lins, and Ali Sunyaev in the Electronic Markets Journal. The article is now freely available via open access: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12525-020-00441-4​​​​​​​

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Exclusive Internships at Yale University in 2021!

(01.10.2020) Prof. Ali Sunyaev from the Critical Information Infrastructure Research Group at the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) is offering a research internship in cooperation with Prof. Jakub Szefer at the Yale University. Bachelor students from the KIT can apply until November 1st, 2020 for an internship.

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