Who is Dominik?
Dominik Meyer is a principal investigator at the computer engineering group of the
Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg. He also
fullfills the position of the lead software architect for one of the groups
research projects. He is a cybersecurity researcher, part time hacker, FPGA
hardware developer, and rowing coach.
His main research interests are:
- Application Specific Processors (ASP),
- hardware based security,
- resilient systems,
- reconfigurable hardware
Dominik finished his Diploma Thesis 2008 at the Christian Albrechts Universität zu Kiel. The title of his thesis has been "Digitale Signaturen in der Prüfungsorganisation" (Digital Signatures in Exam Organization).
2015 Dominik finished his PhD at the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg with the title "Multicore Reconfiguration Platform - A Research and Evaluation FPGA Framework for Runtime Reconfigurable Systems".
Dominik started his work life during the .com boom in Germany at an Internet Service Provider (ISP). He was responsible for all the required servers for services like:
- Email (SMTP, IMAP, POP3),
- ISDN Dial-In
From 2003 - 2009 Dominik was responsible for the webhosting infrastructure of a network centric company. He was also the lead system architect for Linux based firewall and groupware solutions.
2009 Dominik switched to computer science research and has been working at the computer engineering group of the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg. His research responsibilites has been:
- reconfigurable systems,
- network on chips,
- partial reconfiguration,
Since his PhD 2015 Dominik has been working as a principal investigator at the same computer engineering group. He is responsible for a cooperation project with the german navy evaluating communication structures for integrated air and missile defence within the Maritime Theatre Missile Defence (MTMD Forum). This project also includes international standardization. His research responsibilites switched to:
- FPGA4GPC (FPGA for General Purpose Computing),
- Computer Networks,
- Hardware Based Cybersecurity
Favourite Programming Languages
- Helene Lange Gymnasium Ruderclub e.V.
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Industrial Electronics Society (IES)
- Gesellschaft für Informatik, Fachgruppe APS
- AG Secure Platform