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Research Interests

Securing embedded systems against network and local attacks. This covers the field of physical unclonable functions and their quality assessment, sources of randomness and software protection.

Former interests lay within power electronics, with a focus on renewable energy.



  • Frisch, Christoph and Wilde, Florian and Holzner, Thomas and Pehl, Michael: A Practical Approach to Estimate the Min-Entropy in PUFs. Journal of Hardware and Systems Security, 2023 more… BibTeX


  • Florian Wilde and Christoph Frisch and Michael Pehl: Efficient Bound for Conditional Min-Entropy of Physical Unclonable Functions Beyond IID. International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security 2019 (WIFS), 2019Delft, Netherlands, 1-6 more… BibTeX
  • Wilde, Florian and Pehl, Michael: On the Confidence in Bit-Alias Measurement of Physical Unclonable Functions. 17th IEEE International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS), 2019München more… BibTeX


  • Hesselbarth, Robert and Wilde, Florian and Gu, Chongyan and Neil, Hanley: Large Scale RO PUF Analysis over Slice Type, Evaluation Time and Temperature on 28nm Xilinx FPGAs. IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST), 2018Washington, USA more… BibTeX
  • Wilde, Florian and Gammel, Berndt M. and Pehl, Michael: Spatial Correlation Analysis on Physical Unclonable Functions. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 13 (6), 2018, 1468-1480 more… BibTeX


  • Florian Wilde: Large Scale Characterization of SRAM on Infineon XMC Microcontrollers as PUF. 4th Workshop on Cryptography and Security in Computing Systems (CS2 2017) HIPEAC17 , 2017Stockholm, Sweden more… BibTeX
  • Nisha Jacob and Jakob Wittmann and Johann Heyszl and Robert Hesselbarth and Florian Wilde and Michael Pehl and Georg Sigl and Kai Fisher: Securing FPGA SoC Configurations Independent of Their Manufacturers. 30th IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference SOCC, 2017Munich, Germany more… BibTeX


  • Wilde, Florian and Gammel, Berndt and Pehl, Michael: Spatial Correlations in Physical Unclonable Functions. Final Conference on Trustworthy Manufacturing and Utilization of Secure Devices (TRUDEVICE 2016), 2016Barcelona, Spain more… BibTeX


  • Pehl, Michael and Wilde, Florian and Gammel, Berndt and Sigl, Georg: Qualitätsevaluierung von Physical Unclonable Functions als Schlüsselspeicher. 14. Deutscher IT-Sicherheitskongress, 2015Bonn, Deutschland more… BibTeX


  • Wilde, Florian and Hiller, Matthias and Pehl, Michael: Statistic-based Security Analysis of Ring Oscillator PUFs. International Symposium on Integrated Circuits (ISIC), 2014Singapore more… BibTeX


Embedded Systems and Security from WS14/15 to WS18/19

Guest lecture in Physical Unclonable Functions from SS18 to SS19

Supervised Theses

Martin Radev: Evaluation of Physical Unclonable Functions using Modern Compression Algorithms, Interdisciplinary Project, May 2020

Florian Daxer: Implementation of a Built-in Self Test for PUFs, Bachelor's Thesis, November 2019

Iheb Maddouri: Design and Implementation of a Heating Controller for an FPGA Evaluation Board, Bachelor's Thesis, November 2019

Friederike Groschupp: Development of a PUF-based KEY-Storage module on ARM-Microcontroller, Interdisciplinary Project, June 2019 (together with Michael Pehl)

Shaofeng Yu: Evaluation of Compression Algorithms for Unpredictability Testing of PUFs, Forschungspraxis, May 2019

Sebastian Englbrecht: Design of a Custom PCB for Large-Scale PUF Experiments, Master's Thesis, March 2019

Christian Dietz: Sensitivitätsanalyse zu PUF Metriken, Ingenieurpraxis für Mathematiker, October 2018

Robert Sander: Large-Scale Analysis of a Novel Bit-Extraction Scheme for Ring-Oscillator PUFs, Bachelor's Thesis, March 2018

Bettina Weinholtz: A Julia Testing Framework for Applying Randomness Tests on Physically Uncloneable Functions, Interdisciplinary Project, March 2018

Catarina Falcao: Empowering SensorTags for PUF Behaviour, Bachelor's Thesis, September 2017 (together with Johanna Sepulveda)

Tang Jie Choong: Lattice FPGAs for PUF Applications, Bachelor's Thesis, December 2016

Alexander Dehos: A Novel Bit Extractor for Ring-Oscillator PUFs, Bachelor's Thesis, September 2016

Mohammad El-Khozondar: Analysis of the Influence of FPGA-configurations on Physical Unclonable Functions, Master's Thesis, September 2016 (together with Michael Pehl)

Marco Falke: Applying NIST Tests on PUFs, Forschungspraxis, June 2016 (together with Michael Pehl)

Raimund Zille: Implementation of a PUF quality assessment tool, Bachelor's Thesis, October 2015

Bradigto Goh li du: Framework for automated read-out of SRAM start-up values on a Cortex-M4 evaluation board, Bachelor's Thesis, June 2015

Open Topics

I currently do no accept any new supervision responsibilities.