SECAN-Lab conducts internationally competitive fundamental and applied research in computer networking, privacy, and security, namely in the areas of privacy by distribution, network and system security, SCADA and cyber security, IoT, vehicular communication and multimodal traffic management, and wireless networks and mobile security. Headed by Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel, SECAN-Lab is composed of a balanced team of established high-level research associates, doctoral candidates and research management professionals spanning across a variety of fields, and with many contributing with a significant industry expertise gained at both national and international levels.

SECAN-Lab is an integral part of FSTC as one of its core Research Groups, establishing leading international research and innovation in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. Its innovative projects are embedded in national and European policies, most notably in its efforts to contribute to Luxembourg’s successful economic diversification. Its projects are funded by highly competitive EU programmes (H2020, FP7) and the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). SECAN-Lab also enjoys long-term cooperation with industry partners, including SES, POST, CREOS, TELINDUS, where a majority of SECAN-Lab alumni are employed today.



The Secan-Lab ERASMUS+ project Hiedtec (2019-2022) comes to an end now in November 2022.


Luxembourg Wort Interview Prof. Engel: 5G and its relevance to Luxembourg - 5G-Drive and 5G-Mobix, 2 EU financed research projects within Secan-Lab