Derian Boer, M.Sc.

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Institut für Informatik
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz, Germany

Room: 03-112


Research Interests

  • Knowledge graphs for integration of background knowledge in data driven prediction
  • Machine learning applications in life sciences and environment protection
  • Neural network architectures
  • Secure multi-party computing

current research project: curATime - curATech


Short Scientific CV

since 07/2023          Research associate at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz
10/2019 - 12/2020   Research associate at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz
10/2016 - 07/2018   Computer Science (M.Sc.) at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz
10/2013 - 09/2016   Business Informatics (B.Sc.) at Rhine-Main University of Corporative Education in Rödermark



  • Assistant in Computational Logics (ST 2020)
  • Assistant in Software Engineering (WT 2019/2020)
  • Supervision of several student theses in Data Mining Seminar (ST 2020), Machine Learning Seminar (WT 2020, WT 2023) and Masterseminar (2023)
  • Lecturer in Basiskurs: Python (zur Datenanalyse) (Studium Generale, 2020)



Boer, D., & Kramer, S. (2020). Secure sum outperforms homomorphic encryption in (current) collaborative deep learning.

Boer, D., Ahmadi, Z., & Kramer, S. (2019). Privacy preserving client/vertical-servers classification. In ECML PKDD 2018 Workshops: MIDAS 2018 and PAP 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10-14, 2018, Proceedings 3 (pp. 125-140). Springer International Publishing.