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BSc/MSc Theses

This is a (non-exclusive) list of thesis topics currently offered at PLAI. Additionally, other related topics may be available.

Please contact the mentioned person with a transcript of record and highlight all relevant experience related to the topic you are interested in for a BSc or MSc thesis. Also, please take note of the languages the person speaks.


  • MSc Efficient dynamic symbolic execution for finding bugs and/or behavioral changes in node.js/NPM packages Johannes Kinder German speaker English speaker
  • BSc/MSc Analysis and Hardening of Rust Software for Security Oliver Braunsdorf German speaker English speaker

In Progress

  • BSc Security testing of IoT firmware Sebastian Jänich
  • BSc Reverse engineering of vulnerabilities in IoT firmware Sebastian Jänich
  • BSc Patching open-source libraries in IoT firmware binaries Sebastian Jänich
  • BSc Locating n-day vulnerabilities in IoT firmware with static analysis Sebastian Jänich
  • MSc Automated black-box adversarial prompting for large language models for Code Johannes Kinder
  • MSc Robust Anomaly Detection in Logs for Industrial Control Systems Johannes Kinder
  • BSc Malware detection in open-source packages using locality-sensitive hashing Matías Gobbi
  • BSc Classifying code modifications in npm packages Matías Gobbi
  • BSc Measuring CodeQL performance against obfuscation techniques Matías Gobbi
  • MSc Detecting malicious code modifications in browser extensions Matías Gobbi
  • MSc Monitoring of the Node Package Manager Matías Gobbi
  • BSc Monitoring of the Chrome Web Store Matías Gobbi
  • BSc Software diversity as dataset augmentation for learning representations of binary code Moritz Dannehl
  • BSc Creating Rich Labels For Binary Functions Using Source Information Moritz Dannehl
  • BSc Re-Evaluation of BinShot Moritz Dannehl
  • MSc Using Classical Machine Learning for Binary Analysis Moritz Dannehl
  • BSc Devising attacks against spectral analysis for clone detection Tristan Benoit
  • BSc Incorporating machine learning into spectral analysis for program clone detection Tristan Benoit
  • BSc Exploring possible functions names normalization for XFL Tristan Benoit
  • MSc Exploring possible features and architectures for DEXTER binary code embedding Tristan Benoit


Last update 16 July 2024