PhD positions


We are seeking PhD students who are interested in working in the following areas:

  • Post-quantum key encapsulation mechanisms (KEM) and digital signature schemes (DSS) for end-to-end and multicast encryption, zero-knowledge proofs based DSS
  • Blockchain privacy using verifiable computation, multiparty computation and fully homomorphic encryption
  • Machine learning and blockchain enabled security and privacy for Internet of Things (IoT)
  • cryptanalysis and lightweight cryptography with minimized multiplicative complexity for embedded systems

Prerequisites for PhD positions

  • An excellent Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related area
  • A strong background in mathematics, wireless communication systems, and a solid background in cryptography; programming and experimental skills are very welcome

Procedure and closing date

  • Applicants are kindly requested to send their applications (a curriculum vitae, transcripts, research statement, names and contact addresses of references) by email in PDF-format to Prof. Guang Gong
  • Review of applications will begin immediately according to the deadlines of the ECE Department and will continue until the positions are filled