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, 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, 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

Available Theses

Abbreviation: B - Bachelor Thesis, M - Master Thesis

TopicType of workMentor
Implementation of Scheduling Algorithms in the HotSniper Simulator (PDF) B / MGonzalez, Jeferson / Bauer, Lars
Ongoing Projects
NameType of workTitleMentor
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