Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ghafari

Institute for Software and Systems Engineering

Secure IT Systems

Office Hours:
By appointment only (online and in-person)

Research Group:



04.2022-present       Professor for Secure IT Systems, Technical University of Clausthal, Germany

2020-2022                 Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland, New Zealand

2016-2020                 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Bern, Switzerland

2012-2015                 PhD student and Research Assistant, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Secure Software Engineering, Usable Security, Empirical Studies




Professional Services (selected):

Program Committee Member, The 17th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2023)

Program Committee Member, The 30th edition of the IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER 2023)

Conference organizer, Program Co-chair of the 22nd IEEE International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (SCAM 2022)

Vice president of CHOOSE, the Swiss Informatics Society (SI) special interest group for innovative Software Engineering topics (2019-2020)


Clausthal University of Technology
Institute for Software and Systems Engineering
Building E4
Wallstra├če 6
38640 Goslar