Jascha Kolberg

Jascha Kolberg, Dr.

Position: Senior Researcher
Office: D19 room 2.01
Email: jascha.kolberg -at- h-da.de
Telephone: +49 6151 16 30045

 

Dr. Jascha Kolberg is a senior researcher within the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE) and working with da/sec at the Faculty of Computer Science, Hochschule Darmstadt, where his current research focuses on fairness for biometric systems. In 2021, he received his Ph.D. working on the topics of biometric information protection and presentation attack detection for fingerprint recognition. Before, Jascha Kolberg received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in IT-Security / Information Technology from Ruhr-University Bochum in 2014 and 2017, respectively.

 

Research Interests

  • Biometrics
  • Fairness of Biometric Systems
  • Presentation Attack Detection
  • Biometric Information Protection
  • Homomorphic Encryption

Offerings

  • Ph.D. Position in Fairness for Biometric Systems
  • Student Asistant Job in Biometric Research
  • Bachelor/Master Thesis in Fairness for Biometric Systems
  • Bachelor/Master Thesis in Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection
  • Bachelor/Master Thesis in Biometric Information Protection

Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in my topics.

 

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Pia Bauspieß, Jascha Kolberg, Pawel Drozdowski, Christian Rathgeb, Christoph Busch, “Privacy-Preserving Preselection for Protected Biometric Identification Using Public-Key Encryption with Keyword Search”, in TII, 2022. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Daniel Gläsner, Ralph Breithaupt, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jörg Reinhold, Arndt von Twickel, Christoph Busch,On the Effectiveness of Impedance-Based Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection“, in Sensors, 2021. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, “On the Generalisation Capabilities of Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection Methods in the Short Wave Infrared Domain”, in IET Biometrics, 2021. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Marcel Grimmer, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, “Anomaly Detection with Convolutional Autoencoders for Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection”, in T-BIOM, 2021. [PDF]
  • Lazaro Janier Gonzalez-Soler, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Leonardo Chang, Airel Perez-Suarez, and Christoph Busch, “Local Feature Encoding for Unknown Presentation Attack Detection: An Analysis of Different Local Feature Descriptors”, in IET Biometrics, 2021. [PDF]
  • Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Christoph Busch, “Erkennung von Präsentationsangriffen auf Fingerabdruck Systemen”, in Datenschutz und Datensicherheit – DuD, Springer, 2020. [PDF]
  • Amos Treiber, Andreas Nautsch, Jascha Kolberg, Thomas Schneider, Christoph Busch, “Privacy-Preserving PLDA Speaker Verification using Outsourced Secure Computation”, in SPECOM, 2019. [PDF]
  • Andreas Nautsch, Abelino Jimérez, Amos Treiber, Jascha Kolberg, Catherine Jasserand, et al., “Preserving Privacy in Speaker and Speech Characterisation”, in CSL, 2019. [PDF]

Book Chapters

Conference and Workshop Papers

  • Jascha Kolberg, Jannis Priesnitz, Christian Rathgeb, and Christoph Busch, “COLFISPOOF: A new Database for Contactless Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection Research”, in WAVC, 2023.
  • Jascha Kolberg, Christian Rathgeb, Christoph Busch, “The Influence of Gender and Skin Colour on the Watchlist Imbalance Effect in Facial Identification Scenarios”, in ICPR, 2022.
  • Pia Bauspieß, Jonas Olafsson, Jascha Kolberg, Pawel Drozdowski, Christian Rathgeb, Christoph Busch, “Improved Homomorphically Encrypted Biometric Identification Using Coefficient Packing”, in IWBF, 2022. [PDF]
  • Pia Bauspieß, Jascha Kolberg, Daniel Demmler, Juliane Krämer, Christoph Busch, “Post-Quantum Secure Two-Party Computation for Iris Biometric Template Protection”, in WIFS, 2020. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Alexandru-Cosmin Vasile, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, “Analysing the Performance of LSTMs and CNNs on 1310 nm Laser Data for Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection”, in IJCB, 2020. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Pawel Drozdowski, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christian Rathgeb, Christoph Busch, “Efficiency Analysis of Post-quantum-secure Face Template Protection Schemes based on Homomorphic Encryption”, in BIOSIG, 2020. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Pia Bauspieß, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christian Rathgeb, Markus Dürmuth, Christoph Busch, “Template Protection based on Homomorphic Encryption: Computationally Efficient Application to Iris-Biometric Verification and Identification”, in WIFS, 2019. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, “Multi-algorithm Benchmark for Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection with Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging”, in BIOSIG, 2019. [PDF]
  • Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Christoph Busch, “Multi-Modal Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection: Looking at the Surface and the Inside”, in ICB, 2019. [PDF]
  • Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Christoph Busch, “Towards Multi-Modal Finger Presentation Attack Detection”, in SITIS, 2018. [PDF]
  • Pascal Keilbach, Jascha Kolberg, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christoph Busch, Hanno Langweg, “Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection using Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging”, in BIOSIG, 2018. [PDF]
  • 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. [PDF]
  • Marta Gomez-Barrero, Jascha Kolberg, Christoph Busch, “Towards Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection Based on Short Wave Infrared Imaging and Spectral Signatures”, in NISK, 2018. [PDF]
  • 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 Speaker Odyssey, 2018. [PDF]

Technical Reports

  • Tobias Rohrer, Jascha Kolberg, “GAN pretraining for deep convolutional autoencoders applied to Software-based Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection”, in Arxiv, 2021. [PDF]

Theses

  • Ph.D. “Security Enhancement and Privacy Protection for Biometric Systems”, Hochschule Darmstadt, 2021. [PDF] (news entries: dasec | h_da | impact)
  • M.Sc. “Efficient Homomorphic Encryption to Protect Iris Codes for Biometric Authentication”, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2017. (dasec news entry)
  • B.Sc. “A Comparison of PRIDE to Other Block Ciphers on Microcontrollers”, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2014.