Christian Eichenmüller

Dr. phil. Christian Eichenmüller

Department of Computer Science
Chair of Computer Science 1 (IT Security Infrastructures)

Room: Room 12.133
Martensstr. 3
91058 Erlangen

Curriculum Vitae

October 2016 to September 2019 scholarship fellow of Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

Since February 2020 research fellow at the IT Security Infrastructures Lab

Research Interests

  • Digital Geographies
  • Smart Cities
  • Critical Geographies
  • Geospatial IT security


  • Bumiller, F., Eichenmüller, C., & Benenson, Z. (2023): “You’re not smart enough for it. You can’t do it anyway.”- Experiences and Coping Strategies of Female System Administrators. In: Extended Abstracts of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems,
  • Weinberger, L., Eichenmüller, C., & Benenson, Z. (2023): Interplay of Security, Privacy and Usability in Videoconferencing. In: Extended Abstracts of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems,
  • Dammann, F., Eichenmüller, C., & Glasze, G. (2022): Geographies of “digital governmentality”: Platform-based governing through adaptive environments. In: Digital Geography and Society, 3,
  • Eichenmüller, C. (2022): The Coloniality of Smart Cities: Developmentalist Agendas and the Production of Legibility in India’s Smart Cities Mission. Doctoral dissertation, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Eichenmüller, C., Münßinger, M., & Glasze, G. (2021): Das Gehirn der Smart City: Das Fortleben kybernetischer Logiken im command and control center: das Beispiel Indien. In: sub\urban. zeitschrift für kritische stadtforschung, 9(1/2), 51-71,
  • Eichenmüller, C., & Michel, B. (2018): Smart Cities in Indien: Fortschreibung einer Geschichte modernistischer Stadtplanung. In: Smart City-Kritische Perspektiven auf die Digitalisierung in Städten (pp. 99-108). transcript Verlag.
  • Kayanan, C. M., Eichenmüller, C., & Chambers, J. (2018): Silicon slipways and slippery slopes: techno-rationality and the reinvigoration of neoliberal logics in the Dublin Docklands. In: Space and Polity, 22(1), 50-66,