Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bert Arnrich

Bjarne Pfitzner

Research Assistant, PhD Candidate

Phone: +49-(0)331 5509-1374

Room: G-2.1.12

Email: bjarne.pfitzner(at)hpi.de

Personal Information

  • 2014 - 2018: Computing (M.Eng.) at Imperial College, London (Integrated Master's Degree)
  • 2017: Software Engineering Intern at Accenture, Bonn

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
    • Federated Learning
    • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Data Privacy
  • Data Security



  • Tangle Ledger for Decentralized Learning.Schmid, R.; Pfitzner, B.; Beilharz, J.; Arnrich, B.; Polze, A. (2020). 852-859.
  • Federated Learning in a Medical Context: A Systematic Literature Review.Pfitzner, Bjarne; Steckhan, Nico; Arnrich, Bert in ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT) Special Issue on Security and Privacy of Medical Data for Smart Healthcare (2020).


  • Poisoning Attacks with Generative Adversarial NetsMuñoz-González, Luis; Pfitzner, Bjarne; Russo, Matteo; Carnerero-Cano, Javier; Lupu, Emil C (2019).
  • Unobtrusive Measurement of Blood Pressure During Lifestyle Interventions.Morassi Sasso, Ariane; Datta, Suparno; Pfitzner, Bjarne; Zhou, Lin; Steckhan, Nico; Boettinger, Erwin; Arnrich, Bert (2019).