Benjamin Leiding

Dr. Benjamin Leiding
Goldschmidtstr. 7
37077 Göttingen

Tel. +49 551 39 172027
Fax. +49 551 39 14403


My research focuses on self-organizing networks, the Machine-to-Everything (M2X) Economy, blockchain technology and (decentralized) identity solutions.


  • The M2X Economy - Concepts for Business Interactions,Transactions and Collaborations Among Autonomous Smart Devices. Benjamin Leiding. Dissertation of University of Göttingen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, 2019.

  • Automated Sensor-Fusion Based Emergency Rescue for Remote and Extreme Sport Activities. Benjamin Leiding, Arne Bochem, and Luca Hernandez Acosta. In IWCMC 2019 Wireless Sensor Symposium (IWCMC-Wireless Sensors 2019), Tangier, Morocco, 2019. IEEE.

  • Safeguarding a Formalized Blockchain-Enabled Identity-Authentication Protocol by Applying Security Risk-Oriented Patterns. Alex Norta, Raimundas Matulevičius, and Benjamin Leiding. Computers & Security, 86:253 -- 269, 2019.

  • Lowering Financial Inclusion Barriers with a Blockchain-Based Capital Transfer System. Alex Norta, Benjamin Leiding, and Alexi Lane. In IEEE INFOCOM 2019-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), pages 319--324. IEEE, 2019.

  • Blogchain -- Disruptives Publizieren auf der Blockchain. Clemens H. Cap and Benjamin Leiding. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, October 2018.

  • Enabling the Vehicle Economy Using a Blockchain-Based Value Transaction Layer Protocol for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks. Benjamin Leiding and William V. Vorobev. In The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems - MCIS 2018, Corfu, Greece, September 2018.

  • Unchained Identities: Putting a Price on Sybil Nodes in Mobile Ad hoc Networks. Arne Bochem, Benjamin Leiding, and Dieter Hogrefe. In Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm 2018), Singapore, Singapore, August 2018.

  • Ensuring Resource Trust and Integrity in Web Browsers using Blockchain Technology. Clemens H. Cap and Benjamin Leiding. In 1st Workshop on Blockchains for Inter-Organizational Collaboration (BIOC’18), Tallinn, Estonia, June 2018.

  • Mapping Requirements Specifications into a Formalized Blockchain-Enabled Authentication Protocol for Secured Personal Identity Assurance. Benjamin Leiding and Alex Norta. In 4th International Conference on Future Data and Security Engineering (FDSE2017), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 2017.

  • Dead Letters to Alice - Reachability of E-Mail Addresses in the PGP Web of Trust. Benjamin Leiding and Andreas Dähn. In Baltic Young PhD Conference (BaSoTI 2016), Estonia, EE, August 2016.

  • Authcoin: Validation and Authentication in Decentralized Networks. Benjamin Leiding, Clemens H. Cap, Thomas Mundt, and Samaneh Rashidibajgan. In The 10th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems - MCIS 2016, Cyprus, CY, September 2016.

  • Poster: Self-managed and Blockchain-based Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks. Benjamin Leiding, Parisa Memarmoshrefi, and Dieter Hogrefe. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Germany, DE, September 2016.

  • Exploring Classroom Response Systems in Practical Scenarios. Benjamin Leiding, Jonas Vetterick, and Clemens H. Cap. In Baltic Young PhD Conference (BaSoTI 2014), Riga, LV, August 2014.