Doctoral Candidate

Matthias Babel

Doctoral Candidate
Phone  +49 921 55 – 4718
Room  Room: 3.16,
Wittelsbacherring 10,
95444 Bayreuth

Matthias Babel completed his high school graduation in 2015 in Windsbach, Bavaria. There he spent eight years as a singer in the Windsbach Boys Choir. From 2015 to 2021 he studied computer science (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) at the University of Bayreuth. During his studies, he gained practical experience in the digitization of land registry management in a German tax office and at the IBM Deutschland GmbH. He also successfully participated in various hackathons, including the MOBI Grand Challenge, and received the career award of the DZ Bank AG for his bachelor thesis. He joined the Research Center Finance & Information Management as a studen research assistant in 2017 and joined Prof. Dr. Jens Strüker as a Doctoral Candidate in September 2021.

With his research activities, Mr. Babel focues on evaluating the development of self-sovereign digital identities, distributed ledger technology, and general advanced methods of modern cryptography, such as zero-knowledge proofs. Furthermore, he focuses on their application in digitalization, especially digital energy management.

Designing a Central Bank Digital Currency with Support for Cash-like Privacy
in: SSRN, 2021
Groß, Jonas
Sedlmeir, Johannes
Babel, Matthias
Bechtel, Alexander
Schellinger, Benjamin
Digitalisierung in der Justiz : Vertrauen in digitale Dokumente durch Blockchain-Technologie
in: Wirtschaftsinformatik & Management, 2020
Babel, Matthias
Danniger, Nadja
Ehresmann, Andreas
Guggenberger, Tobias
Urbach, Nils
Völter, Fabiane
Wachter, Martin