About us

Main organizers

Lect. Dr. –Ing. Andrei CRISAN (UPT, CES)



  • Structural engineer with a passion for automotive

  • Project manger for Automotive ECUs with extensive knowledge in numerical simulations

  • Anyone can know, the point is to understand (A. Einstein)

Christian Muhm (CES)

  • 15+ years’ experience in the automotive industry

  • Leader of cyber security team of experts in CES

  • Focused on OEMs cyber security needs 

  • Hobby: making sure our future cars are engineered in a secure way

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rahamatullah KHONDOKER (THM)


  • IT & Automotive Security, Digitalization Professor

  • Work with National/International OEMs

  • Like to Work with International Colleagues and Students

  • Love to Take New Challenges

  • Like to Travel & Attend Conferences/Workshops

Lect. Dr. –ing. Cristina STOLOJESCU – CRISAN (UPT)


  • Lecturer within Faculty of ETC

  • Extensive knowledge in the field of telecommunication and network security

  • Hobby: IoT-based home automations

Lect. Dr. –ing. Septimiu LICA (UPT)


  • Software Developer / System Architect

  • Extensive knowledge in the field of hardware development and embedded systems



  • Politehnica University of Timisoara, Erasmus+ Office


Dr. Michael von Wenckstern (Continental Engineering Services)
Cyber security expert at CES

Lect. Dr.-Ing. Bernardo Portela (U.Porto)
Lecturer within University of Porto

Thomas Hornoff (Continental Engineering Services)
Software engineer at CES

Assoc. Prof. Dr. -Ing. Daniel ZINCA (TUCN)
Associated Professor at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Lect. Dr. -Ing. Iustin IVANCIU (TUCN)
Lecturer at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Prof. Dr. Christoph Krauß (h_da)
Professor at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Hof (THI)
Professor at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt

Dr. Mathias DEHM (Continental)
Chief Product Security & Privacy Officer

Florin Anton (Continental)
Engineer at Continental Automotive Romania

Victor MEGHEREA (Continental Engineering Services)
Cyber security tester at CES XTO VV (Continental Automotive Romania)

Dr. Yi (Estelle) WANG (Continental)
Senior Manager Security & Privacy at Continental Singapore

Special thanks to

  • Dr. -Ing. Christian von Albrichsfeld (Country Head Romania, General Manager, R&D Head - Continental Automotive Romania)

  • Dr. -Ing. Sorin IARCA (Head of Continental Engineering Services Romania · Continental Automotive Romania)

  • Oana Elena Minescu (Employer Branding Coordinator - Continental Automotive Romania)

  • Thorsten Guenther (Head of Business Center Systems Engineering - Continental Engineering Services)

  • Stephan Groitzsch (Director Cross Technology Operations - Continental Engineering Services)