Security and Safety issues in AI & Big Data technologies

Research assistant

Research focus: Automation and Robotics, Industrial Automation, Machine Learning, Service Robotics and Mobile Manipulation, Safety and Security
Courses of study: Electrical Engineering, Informatics, Information Engineering, Information Management

Job Description

The "Fourth Industrial Revolution" is characterised by the networking of production facilities and the evaluation of extensive, even incomplete and inconsistent data. The aim of networking production is to achieve adaptability and resource optimisation on a broad basis. This can all be realised by incorporating new emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data analysis. On the other hand the basic requirements for every manufacturing process are physical security for workers and plants as well as IT security (cyber security). Here we deal with the issue of how can security still be guaranteed, while using this new technologies.

Your Responsibilities

  • Paper research for the latest state of art in this field
  • Developing various tools for detecting and visualising AI security issues
  • Implementation of the developed tools in real “hands on” demonstrators and robots

Our Offer

  • an interdisciplinary working environment with partners from science, industry and society
  • a working environment and organisation close to business
  • a pleasant working atmosphere
  • constructive teamwork

Your Profile

  • basic knowledge of C++ or Python, as well as machine learning concepts
  • self-reliant thinking and working
  • fluent in German or English
  • motivation and commitment


Please send your application containing the following documents to Mr Atanas Tanev,

  • current transcript of records
  • curriculum vitae in tabular form

Job Description

  • Start: as soon as possible
  • Project-Homepage:
  • Supervising institute at KIT: IAR - Institut für Anthropomatik und Robotik | Prof., Rüdiger, Dillmann