Dominik Wermke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the North Carolina State University. Prior to NC State, he worked as a researcher at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security and was part of the TeamUSEC research group for human-centered security. He received his Dr. rer. nat. (PhD equivalent) in computer science from Leibniz University Hannover in 2023 and both a M.Sc. and B.Sc. from Saarland University in 2016 and 2015 respectively.
Wermke’s research areas of interest include usable security, supporting software experts in designing secure and user-friendly systems, enhancing transparency and trust in the software supply chain, and supporting collaboration and security in the open source ecosystem.
His work has appeared in the top-tier security venues such as IEEE S&P, USENIX Security, and ACM CCS, as well as field-specific venues such as SOUPS and ACSAC.