Chair of Programming Languages and AI

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Professor Dr. Johannes Kinder

Prof. Dr. Johannes Kinder

Head of Group


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Institut für Informatik
PLAI - Lehrstuhl für Programmiersprachen und KI
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 München

Room: E104
Phone: +49-89-2180-9310

Short Biography

Prof. Dr. Johannes Kinder is Professor and Chair of Programming Languages and Artificial Intelligence at the Institute of Informatics at LMU Munich. In his research, he works on securing software systems using program analysis and machine learning. He focuses on the detection of software vulnerabilities and malware, reverse engineering, and on instrumenting software to prevent exploitation. Hailing from a background in formal methods, he enjoys applying well-founded theory to concrete problems in systems security.

Before joining LMU, Johannes Kinder held positions as full professor at the Research Institute CODE of Bundeswehr University Munich and at Royal Holloway, University of London. He was a postdoctoral researcher at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and earned his doctorate from TU Darmstadt and his Diplom from TU München, both in Computer Science.

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Selected Publications

A list of all publications can be found here or on DBLP and Google Scholar.