M.Sc. Thomas Hutzelmann

Technical University of Munich

Informatics 4 - Chair of Software & Systems Engineering (Prof. Pretschner)

Postal address

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching b. München


About Me

A nerd having fun in Computer Science, especially with Security in the Automotive Domain.


Main organization and exercise
  • Lecture: Practical IT-Security [Elite Study Program Software Engineering] (WS 16+17+18+19+20+21+22)
  • Lab: Hacking Automotive Networks (SS 19)
  • Seminar: Automotive Software Engineering (SS 19)
  • Lecture: Modelling of Distributed Systems (SS 19)
  • Lecture: Foundations of Program- and System-Development (WS 17+18+19)
  • Lecture: Ring Lecture Digitalization (SS 17+18+19+21+22)
Guest contributions and inputs
  • Lecture: Security Engineering (SS 20+21+22)
  • Lecture: Safety and Security (WS 20)
  • Lecture: Automotive Software Engineering (SS 17)
  • Lab: Secure Coding (SS 17)

Thesis Supervision

  • Systematic Security Analysis of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Master's Thesis WS 23)
  • Qualitative Quality Assessment of Intrusion Detection Systems for the Controller Area Network (Master's Thesis SS 21)
  • A Systematc Assessment of Machine Learning-Based Intrusion Detection Systems for the Automotive Domain (Bachelor's Thesis SS 21)
  • Systematic Evaluation and Refinement of Automotive Intrusion Detection Systems (Master's Thesis WS 20)
  • Systematic Development of Automotive Intrusion Detection Systems (Master's Thesis WS 20)
  • Intrusion Detection on the CAN Bus—A Systematic Literature Study (Final Thesis WS19)
  • Application of a Methodology for Systematic Evaluation of Intrusion Detection Systems (Guided Research WS19)
  • Compromising Autonomous Driving through Low Level Vulnerabilities (Master's Thesis WS 19)
  • Data Trace Collection from Moving Cars (Bachelor's Thesis WS 18)
  • Automated Security Analysis of E/E Architectures (Master's Thesis WS 18)
  • CAN Bus Intrusion Detection (Master's Thesis WS 18)
  • Real-Time Remote Intrusion Detection (Master's Thesis SS 18)


  • Hutzelmann, Thomas; Mauksch, Dominik; Petrovska, Ana; Pretschner, Alexander: Generation of Tailored and Confined Datasets for IDS Evaluation in Cyber-Physical Systems. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 2023, 1-15 mehr… Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Petrovska, Ana; Kugele, Stefan; Hutzelmann, Thomas; Beffart, Theo; Bergemann, Sebastian; Pretschner, Alexander: Defining adaptivity and logical architecture for engineering (smart) self-adaptive cyber-physical systems. Information and Software Technology, 2022, 106866 mehr… Volltext ( DOI )
  • Lipp, Stephan; Elsner, Daniel; Hutzelmann, Thomas; Banescu, Sebastian; Pretschner, Alexander; Böhme, Marcel: FuzzTastic: A Fine-grained, Fuzzer-agnostic Coverage Analyzer. 44th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (ICSE '22 Companion), May 21--29, 2022, Pittsburgh, PA, USA , 2022accepted for publication mehr… Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Hutzelmann, Thomas; Mauksch, Dominik; Pretschner, Alexander: How to Conduct Experiments with a Real Car? Experiences and Practical Guidelines. In: Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer International Publishing, 2020 mehr… Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Hutzelmann, Thomas; Banescu, Sebastian; Pretschner, Alexander: A Comprehensive Attack and Defense Model for the Automotive Domain. SAE International Journal of Transportation Cybersecurity and Privacy 2 (1), 2019 mehr… Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Zieglmeier, Valentin; Kacianka, Severin; Hutzelmann, Thomas; Pretschner, Alexander: A real-time remote IDS testbed for connected vehicles. Proceedings of the 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), ACM, 2019, 1898–1905 mehr… Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ognawala, Saahil; Hutzelmann, Thomas; Psallida, Eirini; Pretschner, Alexander: Improving Function Coverage with Munch: A Hybrid Fuzzing and Directed Symbolic Execution Approach. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - SAC '18, ACM Press, 2018 mehr… Volltext ( DOI )
  • Schüle, Maximilian E.; Schliski, Pascal M. N.; Hutzelmann, Thomas; Rosenberger, Tobias; Leis, Viktor; Vorona, Dimitri; Kemper, Alfons; Neumann, Thomas: Monopedia. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 10 (12), 2017, 1921-1924 mehr… Volltext ( DOI )
  • Hutzelmann, Thomas: Compositional Analysis for Exposing Vulnerabilities – A Symbolic Execution Approach. Masterarbeit, 2016 mehr… Volltext (mediaTUM)