General Information

Full Name Andreas Kuster
Languages German, English, French, Chinese


  • 2022 - ongoing
    PhD Student in Computer Science
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 2022
    Master in Computer Science
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2019
    Bachelor in Computer Science
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2016
    Interstaatliche Maturitätsschule für Erwachsene , St.Gallen, Switzerland
  • 2014
    Apprenticeship as an Automation Engineer
    GBS St.Gallen / Bühler AG, St.Gallen / Uzwil, Switzerland


  • 2021 - 2022
    Research Assistant
    System Security Group, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Development of a real-time interaction Software Defined Radio FPGA platform (reactive jamming, protocol attacks, etc.) with wireless network protocols such as Wi-Fi, LTE/4G and Ultra-Wideband.
    • Prof. Dr. Srdjan Capkun
  • 2021-2022
    Yacht Sailing Instructor
    Akademischer Sportverband Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Teaching sailing courses on the "Kunnawarra", a 10-meter yacht, from beginners level up to the sailing licence preparation on the lake of Zurich.
  • 2019 - 2021
    Research Assistant
    Scalable Parallel Computing Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Development of a Python framework that efficiently ports stencil operators on structured grids to high-performance FPGAs. We partnered with MeteoSwiss and used the COSMO weather prediction model to show the practical benefit.
    • Prof. Dr. Torsten Hoefler
  • 2020
    Internship Processor Physical/Logical Design
    International Business Machines (IBM) R&D, Z Systems, Stuttgart, Germany
    • Development of a new methodology to automate the buffer tree placement for their next generation, high-reliable and resilient mainframe computing systems.
  • 2014 - 2015
    Automation Engineer / Startup Engineer
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Programming, factory startup and emergency support (software and hardware) for grain milling plants of our customers all around the globe.

Honors and Awards

  • 2022
    • Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship
  • 2021
    • GCSP Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge Winner, Coach


  • 2022 - ongoing
    Society of Women Engineers at NTU (SWE@NTU)
    • Vice President
    • SWE@NTU aims to create a community of passionate individuals at NTU who will work together to advance future women engineers. It serves as a platform for budding women engineers to connect with future employers, professionals, and academics by interfacing with other SWE affiliates in Singapore and globally.
  • 2021 - ongoing
    ETH Cyber Group Alumni
    • Vice President, Membership & Platform
    • Founding member and vice president of the professional network between industry, government and academia holding regular meetings about emerging topics in cyber.
  • 2020 - 2021
    ETH Cyber Group Student Initiative
    • Board member responsible for the 9/12 Challenge training sessions with experts from cyber policy, military, presentation coach and industry.
  • 2019
    International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM)
    • Interdisciplinary synthetic biology competition where we tackled the phage therapy adoption with the help of simulation and our prototype bio reactor system
  • 2013 - ongoing
    Solar Energy Racers (SER)
    • Electrical and software lead for the build and deployment of a high-tech solar electric race car.