I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Secure Energy Informatics at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. I received the Ph.D. (Dr. techn.) degree from the University of Salzburg at the Department of Computer Sciences.


Research and Publications

My research interest is on privacy and security in the smart grid, privacy-enhancing technologies and blockchain.



I am teaching Signals and Systems (UB), Cryptography (LB) and the summer school on Software Development and Operating Systems at the school of Information Technologies and Systems Management (ITS) at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences.

Course Material

Contact me if you are an ITS Master’s student and interested in writing your thesis in the field of privacy and security.


Dr. Fabian Knirsch
Fachhochschule Salzburg GmbH
Urstein Süd 1
5412 Puch/Salzburg

Tel: +43-(0)50-2211-1314
E-Mail: fabian.knirsch at en-trust dot at