Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
PhD student, Post-Doc, and Short-term Intern in Cryptography
The HKUST Computer Science and Engineering department invites applications for PhD students, Post-doctoral fellows, and short-term visiting interns in the topic of theory and applications of cryptography. Applicants should have a background/interest in the topics of: zero-knowledge arguments, secure multi-party computation, searchable encryption, oblivious algorithms, or homomorphic encryption.
PhD applicants should have a bachelor/master degree in computer science or engineering, information security, mathematics, or a relevant area. Excellent analytical and mathematical skills are necessary, as well as good organization skills and the ability to work independently. A strong background in coding and software engineering is a great plus for successful applicants.
Short-term internship positions are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students with an interest in the above topics.
HKUST offers competitive stipends and a creative environment that is ideal for excellent research. Our CSE department was ranked 14th in the world in 2018 by QS World University Rankings and our graduates consistently staff world-class institutions.
Interested applicants please send your CV and a short research statement to Prof. Dimitrios Papadopoulos.
Contact: dipapado (at) cse.ust.hk
Closing Date for Application: 2019-04-30
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