Biometric Systems, Vein Pattern Recognition, Privacy Protection (Template Protection)
Since 2008 Daniel Hartung is researching in NISlab (www.nislab.no), the Norwegian Information Security Laboratory at Gjøvik University College (Norway, www.hig.no), as a PhD student.
He graduated from Technical University Darmstadt (Germany) in 2007 with a MSc.-equivalent degree in computer science, covering additional lectures in two out of four possible directions of study (theoretical as well as applied computer science) and a certification "IT-security" from the Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED, former Darmstädter Zentrum für IT-Sicherheit (DZI)).
After the final thesis with the title "Template Protection for PCA-LDA-based 3D Face Recognition System" he continued to work in the Competence Center "Identification and Biometrics" at Fraunhofer IGD (www.igd.fraunhofer.de) as a research assistant before he got granted a scholarship from the INI-GraphicsNet foundation in 2008 to conduct research on "3D watermarking security technologies in CAD systems" in an international research project in Seoul (South Korea).
In 2009 Daniel Hartung was guest scholarship holder of the Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED). He published scientific papers in international conferences and magazines, and is also reviewer for conferences and journals. He supervised multiple master thesises (all with very good results) and was teaching assistant in the MSc.-level courses IMT4541 (Foundations of Information Security) and IMT4561 (Applied Information Security).
In 2010 he was on research exchange with the University Group for Identification Technologies GUTI (guti.uc3m.es) at Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain, www.uc3m.es), currently he is also working on the FP7 EU-projects TURBINE (www.turbine-project.eu) and BEST (www.best-nw.eu).