Jascha Kolberg

Jascha Kolberg, M.Sc.

Position: Ph.D. Student Member
Office: D19 room 2.01
Email: jascha.kolberg -at- h-da.de
Telephone: +49 6151 16 30045


Jascha Kolberg received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in IT-Security / Information Technology from Ruhr-University Bochum in 2014 and 2017, respectively. Since 2017 he is a Ph.D. Student Member of da/sec at the Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP). His current research focuses on biometric template protection and presentation attack detection for fingerprint recognition sensors.

Research Interests

  • Biometrics
  • Fingerprint
  • Presentation Attack Detection
  • Biometric Template Protection


  • Pascal Keilbach, Jascha Kolberg, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, Hanno Langweg, „Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection using Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging“, in BIOSIG, 2018.
  • Ruben Tolosana, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Aythami Morales, Christoph Busch, Javier Ortega-Garcia, „Towards Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection Based on Convolutional Neural Networks and Short Wave Infrared Imaging“, in BIOSIG, 2018.
  • Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Christoph Busch, „Towards Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection Based on Short Wave Infrared Imaging and Spectral Signatures“, in NISK, 2018.
  • Andreas Nautsch, Sergey Isadskiy, Jascha Kolberg, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, „Homomorphic Encryption for Speaker Recognition: Protection of Biometric Templates and Vendor Model Parameters“, in Proceedings Speaker Odyssey, 2018. [PDF]


  • M.Sc. „Efficient Homomorphic Encryption to Protect Iris Codes for Biometric Authentication“, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2017.
  • B.Sc. „A Comparison of PRIDE to Other Block Ciphers on Microcontrollers“, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2014.