Dr. Carina Wiesen

Research Scientist
Pädagogische Psychologie und Bildungstechnologie
Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft
Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­tät Bo­chum
Uni­ver­si­täts­stra­ße 150
D - 44801 Bo­chum
GA 1/143
Tel.: 0234 32 - 24890


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Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Degrees:
    • Master of Science, Applied Cognitive Science and Media Science, University Duisburg-Essen, 2015
    • Bachelor of Science, Applied Cognitive Science and Media Science, University Duisburg-Essen, 2013
  • Position: Research Scientist/ Ph.D. Student

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Focus of Research
  • Problem Solving in IT Security
  • Learning in IT Security


Selected Publications

Becker, S., Wiesen, C., Albartus, N., Rummel, N., & Paar, C. (2020). An Exploratory Study of Hardware Reverse Engineering – Technical and Cognitive Processes. Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020), Conference Paper.

Becker, S., Wiesen, C., Paar, C., & Rummel, N. (2019). Wie arbeiten Reverse Engineers?. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit-DuD, 43(11), 686-690.

Wiesen, C.; Becker, S., Paar, C., & Rummel, N. (2019). Promoting Skill Acquisition in Hardware Reverse Engineering. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE Fron­tiers in Edu­ca­ti­on Con­fe­rence (FIE), Cin­cin­na­ti, OH, USA, 2019.

Wiesen, C., Albartus, N., Hoffmann, M., Becker, S., Wallat, S., Fyrbiak, M., Rummel, N., & Paar, C. (2019). Towards cognitive obfuscation: impeding hardware reverse engineering based on psychological insights. In Proceedings of the 24th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (pp. 104-111). ACM. (Invited Paper)

Wiesen, C., Becker, S., Fyrbiak, M., Albartus, N., Elson, M., Rummel, N., & Paar, C. (2018, December). Teaching Hardware Reverse Engineering: Educational Guidelines and Practical Insights. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE) (pp. 438-445). IEEE.

Conference Contributions

Becker, S., & Wiesen, C. (2020). Towards Cognitive Obfuscation. RuhrSec IT Security Conference, Ruhr University Bochum, May, 2020.

Wiesen, C. (2019). Towards Cognitive Obfuscation: Analyzing Human Factors to Impede Hardware Reverse Engineering. Talk at the International Workshop on Cryptography, Robustness, and Provably Secure Schemes for Female Young Researchers (CrossFyre) at TU Darmstadt (co-located to Eurocrypt 2019), May 2019.

Wiesen, C.; Becker, S., Paar, C., & Rummel, N. (2019). Acquisition of Hardware Reverse Engineering Competency in IT Security – An Explorative Field Study. Paper presented at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) in Aachen, Germany, August 2019.

Becker, S., Wiesen, C., Albartus, N., Wallat, S., Rummel, N., & Paar, C. (2019). Poster presented at IACR Tran­sac­tions on Cryp­to­gra­phic Hard­ware and Em­bed­ded Sys­tems, CHES 2019, Atlanta, USA, August 26 – 28, 2019).

Wiesen, C.., Elson, M., Fyrbiak, M., Becker, S., Paar, C., & Rummel, N. (2018). Hardware Reverse Engineering als eine spezielle Art des Problemlösens. Vortrag auf dem 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), 15.09.-20.09.2018, Frankfurt am Main.

Full List of Publications (PDF)