Helen Möllering M.Sc.

Doctoral Researcher


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I am a doctoral researcher and member of the Cryptography and Privacy Engineering Group (ENCRYPTO) at the Department of Computer Science of Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.

Honors and Awards

Work Experience


  • 2017-2019 M.Sc. in Computer Science (with honors), University of Twente, Netherlands and M.Sc. in Digital Security (with honors), Eurecom, France within the EIT Digital Master School
  • 2013-2016 B.Sc. in Computer Science (with honors), University of Münster, Germany


CORE A/A* ranked venues marked in bold.


Thien Duc Nguyen, Phillip Rieger, Hossein Yalame, Helen Möllering, Hossein Fereidooni, Samuel Marchal, Markus Miettinen, Azalia Mirhoseini, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Thomas Schneider, and Shaza Zeitouni. FLGUARD: Secure and private federated learning, Jan 6, 2021.


Marco Holz, Benjamin Judkewitz, Helen Möllering, Benny Pinkas, and Thomas Schneider. PEM: Privacy-preserving Epidemiological Modeling. Cryptology ePrint Archive, Report 2020/1546, December 11, 2020.

Sébastien Andreina, Giorgia Azzurra Marson, Helen Möllering, and Ghassan Karame. Baffle: Backdoor detection via feedback-based federated learning, November 4, 2020. [ arXiv ]


Helen Möllering. Thwarting semantic backdoor attacks in privacy preserving federated learning. Master's thesis, Eurecom, France & University of Twente, Netherlands, August 28, 2019.


Helen Möllering. Vergleich der Methoden zur Applikationsentwicklung für mobile Endgeräte mit einem Fallbeispiel unter iOS. Bachelor's thesis, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, November 19, 2016.