Dominik Šišejković


Thesis & Student Jobs

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Student Assistants:

Bachelor Students:

Past Students:

  • Tobias Röhmel (HiWi)
  • Max Marnitz (HiWi, Master)



Dominik Šišejković received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in computing from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 2014 and 2016 respectively. In September 2016, he started working as a Ph.D. student and research assistant at the Institute for Communication Technologies and Embedded Systems. Since September 2017, he is working as the Technical Project Officer of the EU-funded project TETRAMAX.  From October 2018, he is the Chief Engineer of the Chair for Software for Systems on Silicon.

Research Interest

  • Hardware Security
  • Secure Processor Design
  • Hardware-assisted Security
  • Embedded Systems


Šišejković, D.Merchant, F.Leupers, R.Ascheid, G. and Kiefer, V.: A Critical Evaluation of the Paradigm Shift in the Design of Logic Encryption Algorithms, In 2019 International Symposium on VLSI Design, Automation and Test Apr/2019 , accepted for publication

Đumić, M., Šišejković, D., Čorić , R. and Jakobović, D.: Evolving Priority Rules for the Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problem with Genetic Programming, In Future Generation Computer Systems Vol. 86 , p.p. 211 - 221 Sep/2018 ,

Šišejković, D.Leupers, R.Ascheid, G. and Metzner, S.: A Unifying Logic Encryption Security Metric, in International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling and Simulation (SAMOS) Jul/2018 , accepted for publication ,

Picek, S., Šišejković, D. and Jakobović, D.: Immunological Algorithms Paradigm for Construction of Boolean Functions with Good Cryptographic Properties, In Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Vol. 62 , p.p. 320 - 330 Jun/2017

Picek, S., Šišejković, D., Jakobović, D., Batina, L., Yang, B., Sijacic, D. and Mentens, N.: Extreme Pipelining Towards the Best Area-Performance Trade-Off in Hardware, In International Conference on Cryptology in Africa (AFRICACRYPT) , p.p. 147-166 Apr/2016 ,\_8

Picek, S., Šišejković, D., Rozic, V., Yang, B., Jakobović, D. and Mentens, N.: Evolving Cryptographic Pseudorandom Number Generators, In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN) , p.p. 613--622 2016 ,\_57

Batina, L., Jakobović, D., Picek, S., de la Piedra, A. and Šišejković, D.: S-box Pipelining Using Genetic Algorithms for High-Throughput AES Implementations: How Fast Can We Go?, In International Conference on Cryptology in India (Indocrypt) , p.p. 322--337 2014 ,\_19