The PhD work can be on cryptography, network security or critical infrastructures.
A talented graduate with at least an upper second class honours degree (first class honours preferred), or equivalent, in computer science, information security or similar is being sought.
Students with a strong background in mathematics (in particular algebra, combinatorics, discrete mathematics and number theory) and/or algorithms are encouraged to apply.
The studentship is for three years and covers payment of tuition fees at either the UK/EU or overseas rate plus an annual stipend of £14,622.
Candidates should indicate on the application form under ‘UCL Department' - Adastral Park, and ‘Programme of Study' - the name of the supervisor, Professor Y Desmedt.
Two complete sets of the application should be sent, one to UCL Registry in London (as indicated on the website) and the other to:
Mrs C Churcher,
UCL Adastral Park Postgraduate Campus,
Ross Building PP3, Adastral Park,
Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, IP5 3RE, UK, or
to c.churcher[at]adastral.ucl.ac.uk (to whom informal enquiries may also be directed, telephone 01473-663723).
For further details, and application materials, contact: PhD Scholarship at University College London
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