Jan von der Assen


Contact Information:

Universität Zürich

Institut für Informatik (IFI), BIN 2.E.04

Binzmühlestrasse 14 CH-8050 Zürich

  • Phone: +41 44 635 43 75
  • Fax: +41 44 635 68 09
  • vonderassen@ifi.uzh.ch
Jan von der Assen


Short Bio:

Jan von der Assen joined the Communication Systems Group (CSG) to pursue his Doctoral Degree under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller in July 2021. Jan holds an MSc. in Software Systems from the University of Zurich. As part of his Master's project and Master's thesis, he contributed to the design and implementation of the SecGrid platform.

Research Interests:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Mining and Visualization
  • Web Technologies
  • Network Architecture

Open Thesis:

Please check here to see list of open thesis (BA,MA,MP,... )If you are interested to work on a project in the list mentioned above or any other project related to my research area feel free to contact me.



  • [Full Paper] M. Franco, J. von der Assen, L. Boillat, C. Killer, B. Rodrigues, E. John Scheid, L. Granville, B. Stiller: SecGrid: A Visual System for the Analysis and ML-Based Classification of Cyberattack Traffic; IEEE 46th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2021), Virtually, Edmonton, Canada, October 2021, pp. 1–8. (To appear)
  • [Poster] M. Franco, J. von der Assen, L. Boillat, C. Killer, B. Rodrigues, E. Scheid, L. Granville, B. Stiller, B. Rodrigues, B. Stiller: DDoSGrid: a Platform for the Post-mortem Analysis and Visualization of DDoS Attacks; IFIP Networking 2021, Virtually, Espoo, Finland, June 21-24 2021, pp. 1–3. Link