Ruhr University Bochum
Psychology of Human Technology Interaction Group
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum - Germany
GAFO 04/252
Phone: +49 234 32-24082
Office hours: By arrangement via email

Salsabil Hamadache
Salsabil Hamadache
© Salsabil Hamadache

Research interests

  • Human-computer-interaction
  • Usable security
  • Reverse engineering and obfuscation
  • Neuropsychological ADHD assessment
  • Learning disorders

Research projects

  • R.Go.Sec - Human factors of secure technologies in a digital society

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2018 - PhD researcher in researcher in Human - Technology Interaction (HTI) at the Ruhr University Bochum
    • Topic: „Investigation of learning and problem solving within the development of secure technology”
  • 2017 – 2018 - Training towards BVL-certified dyslexia and dyscalculia therapist
  • 2015 – 2017 - Master of Science Psychology at the University of Maastricht
    • Specialization Neuropsychology
    • Master thesis: “A validation study of the QbMini as an ADHD diagnostic instrument for preschool children”
  • 2012 – 2015 - Bachelor of Science Computer Science at the RWTH Aachen
    • Bachelor thesis: “LumiCAD: Interactive Organic Generative Design for Personal Photonics with OLEDs”


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Here you can find the Google Scholar Profil of Salsabil Hamadache.

  • Hamadache S., Elson M. (2020) Creative Manual Code Obfuscation as a Countermeasure Against Software Reverse Engineering. In: Corradini I., Nardelli E., Ahram T. (eds) Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity. AHFE 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1219. Springer, Cham. 
  • Hamadache, S., Günther, T., Hoberg, K., & Zaplana Labarga, S. (2020). Is the QbMini a Valid Instrument for ADHD Assessment? Journal of Attention Disorders. 
  • Labarga, S. Z., Hoberg, K., Hamadache, S., & Günther, T. (2019). Validierung des QbMini Tests zur Diagnose der Aufmerksamkeitsdefizit-/Hyperaktivitätsstörung ADHS) bei fünfjährigen Kindern. Zeitschrift Für Neuropsychologie, 30(3), 149–156. 

My spirit animal


My pet peeve

bad synchronisation in good movies

Psychologist I would nominate as a tag team partner in a wrestling match against robots

Mamie Phipps Clark or Leta Stetter Hollingworth