Chair of Computer Science II - Software Engineering

Thomas Prantl

Thomas Prantl, M.Sc.

Chair of Software Engineering (Informatik II)
Department of Computer Science University of Würzburg 
Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg
Informatikgebäude, 1.OG, Room A118
Email: thomas.prantl@uni-wuerzburg.de

Research Interests

  • Security
  • Blockchain
  • IoT
  • Security and Blockchain Benchmarking 

Selected Publications:

  • A Survey on Secure Group Communication Schemes with Focus on IoT Communication Prantl, Thomas; Zeck, Timo; Bauer, André; Ten, Peter; Prantl, Dominik; Ben Yahya, Ala Eddine; Iffländer, Lukas; Dmitrienko, Alexandra; Krupitzer, Christian; Kounev, Samuel; in IEEE Access (2022).
  • An Experience Report on the Suitability of a Distributed Group Encryption Scheme for an IoT Use Case Prantl, Thomas; Engel, Simon; Bauer, Andre; Ben Yahya, Ala Eddine; Herrnleben, Stefan; Iffländer, Lukas; Dmitrienko, Alexandra; Kounev, Samuel; in 2022 IEEE 95th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2022) (2022).
  • SCRAPS: Scalable Collective Remote Attestation for Pub-Sub IoT Networks with Untrusted Proxy Verifier Petzi, Lukas; Ben Yahya, Ala Eddine; Dmitrienko, Alexandra; Tsudik, Gene; Prantl, Thomas; Kounev, Samuel; (2022). (Bd. USENIX Security ’22)
  • Teaching Software Testing Using Automated Grading Beierlieb, Lukas; Iffländer, Lukas; Schneider, Tobias; Prantl, Thomas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop "Automatische Bewertung von Programmieraufgaben" (ABP 2021),virtual event, October 28-29, 2021, A. Greubel, S. Strickroth, M. Striewe (Hrsg.) (2021).
  • Measuring the Performance Impact of Branching Instructions Beierlieb, Lukas; Iffländer, Lukas; Milenkoski, Aleksandar; Prantl, Thomas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Software Performance 2021 (SSP’21) (2021).

List of all publications: Thomas Prantl


  • Provisioning of topics for "Seminar Software Engineering" and supervision of participating students 
  • Supervisions of software project in the "Softwarepraktikum" (practical course teaching students to complete software projects in a team) 
  • Coordination of the exercises on the bachelor's lecture "Softwaretechnik" by Prof. Samuel Kounev, University of Würzburg

Conference and Workshop Organisation

  • ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Evaluation (ICPE) 2022 as Web Chair
  • SPS Special Session on Cyber Resilience and Antifragility in Complex Distributed Systems (CyRA) 2021 as PC member 
  • Workshop on Self-Aware Computing (SEAC) 2020 as Publicity Chair

Selected Reviewer Activities

  • Mascots 2020
  • Mascots 2019
  • Subreviewer ICPE 2019


  • Master Informatik (Master of Computer Science)
  • 1. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt am Gymnasium (Physik/Informatik)
  • Bachelor Informatik (Bachelor of Computer Science)
  • Bachelor Naturwissenschaftliche Grundlagen (Bachelor of Natural Science Foundations)