Dominik Wermke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the North Carolina State University. Prior to NC State, he worked as a researcher at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security and was part of the TeamUSEC research group for human-centered security. He received his Dr. rer. nat. (PhD equivalent) in computer science from Leibniz University Hannover in 2023 and both a M.Sc. and B.Sc. from Saarland University in 2016 and 2015 respectively.

Research areas of interest include usable security, supporting software experts, the software supply chain, and the open source ecosystem. Designing secure and user-friendly systems, developing tools to assist software professionals, enhancing transparency and trust in the software supply chain, and improving collaboration and security in open source communities.

Office Hours

Flexible appointments via scheduling links on the individual course pages (or alternatively by email request).


  • Dr. rer. nat. in Computer Science (PhD equiv.), Leibniz University Hannover, Germany, 2023.
    • Thesis: Security Considerations in the Open Source Software Ecosystem

CSC Spring Courses

  • CSC 791-002 LEC Advncd Topics CSC - Human-Centered Security   TTh 8:30am-9:45am   Room: 1220 Engineering Building 2