Prof. Frank Kargl

Prof. Frank Kargl is a professor for distributed systems at Ulm University. Earlier, he held a tenured position as associate professor at University of Twente. For over 15 years, security and privacy of automotive systems is among his main research interests and he contributed substantially to research, and standardization of Car-2-X communication as evidenced by over 100 publications in the field.

For some years, his focus extended towards the question how a combination of communication and automated driving in vehicles creates new challenges for their security.

He is the scientific lead of the German project SecForCARs, where a consortium of 14 partners from industry and academia addresses a broad range of related topics.