Sebastian started his research in Cyber Security during his undergraduate studies in Computer Science at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany. Due to his interests in the security of cars, he completed his bachelor's degree with a dissertation at the research and development centre of the Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. Before his doctorate, he received a master's degree in Computing & Security and got awarded the prize for the best overall performance on the MSc in Computing & Security for the academic year 2017/18 from King's College London.
As a doctoral researcher in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at the University of Oxford, he focuses on automotive and embedded systems security. Currently, he is researching possible attacks against the communication between an electric vehicle and the charging station.