Jeferson Gonzalez

  • Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7
    Bldg. 07.21
    76131 Karlsruhe

Short Bio

Jeferson Gonzalez received the M.Sc. degree in electronics engineering with a major on embedded systems from the Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC) in 2016. He joined the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in October 2020. He is currently a researcher and Ph.D. student at Chair for Embedded Systems. His research interests include security and resource management for embedded and multi-/manycore systems.


Jeferson Gonzalez-Gomez, Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel
Cache-based Side-Channel Attack Mitigation for Many-core Distributed Systems via Dynamic Task Migration
in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, DOI, PDF, Apr 2023.
Jeferson Gonzalez-Gomez, Mohammed Bakr Sikal, Heba Khdr, Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel
Smart Detection of Obfuscated Thermal Covert Channel Attacks in Many-core Processors
in 60th Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, Jul 9-13 (accepted) 2023.
Jeferson Gonzalez-Gomez, Kevin Cordero-Zuñiga, Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel
The First Concept and Real-world Deployment of a GPU-based Thermal Covert Channel: Attack and Countermeasures
in 26th Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'23), Antwerp, Belgium, DOI, PDF, Apr 17-19 2023.
Jeferson González-Gómez, Steven Ávila-Ardón, Jonathan Rojas-González, Andres Stephen-Cantillano, Jorge Castro-Godínez, Carlos Salazar-García, Muhammad Shafique, Jörg Henkel
TailoredCore: Generating Application-Specific RISC-V-based Cores
in IEEE 12th Latin America Symposium on Circuits and System (LASCAS), DOI, PDF, Feb 21-24 2021.
Books / Book Chapter
Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel, Timo Hönig, Wolfgang Schröder-Preikschat, Christian Eichler, Jeferson Gonzalez, Benedict Herzog,Tobias Langer, Sebastian Maier, Jonas Rabenstein, Phillip Raffeck, Florian Schmaus
Invasive Run-Time Support System (iRTSS)
Chapter in Invasive Computing (Editors: Jürgen Teich, Jörg Henkel, Andreas Herkersdorf) FAU University Press, DOI, PDF, Aug 2022.

Student Theses

Ongoing Projects
NameType of workTitleMentor
Abels, Raphael LeonardBachelor thesisCovert Channel ImplementationGonzalez, Jeferson
Hany, IslamBachelor thesisDemonstrator for GPU-based Thermal Covert Channel on an Embedded PlatformGonzalez, Jeferson
Finished Projects
NameType of workTitleMentorCompletion date
Batur, Mustafa EnesBachelor thesisTrusted Storage Isolation Between Identified Callers Using ARM TrustZone with OPTEEGonzalez, Jeferson2022-10-22
Batur, Mustafa EnesHiwiSupport for Global Demonstrator 1 in the InvasIC ProjectGonzalez, Jeferson2022-10-05