Multiple PhD positions in Cryptography and Blockchains are available at School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney in Australia.
Group of Sushmita Ruj have multiple PhD positions in Applied Cryptography, Post Quantum Cryptography and Blockchains. Topics include (but not limited to) Layer-2 scalability and interoperability of blockchains, decentralised storage, verifiable computation, post quantum cryptography for blockchains.
Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline or in their final year of study are welcome to apply. Prospective students should have a strong mathematical inclination and excellent understanding of data structures, discrete mathematics and algorithms. Candidates with demonstrated knowledge of cryptography will be preferred.
The school accepts applications in multiple rounds, but it is good to contact early to avail some of the scholarships.
How to apply
First of all you need to contact the group leader (email and name is provided above). Send an email with cover letter and a detailed CV (with all of your research experience and publications). Click here to download an amazing CV template in MS word form. Click here to get amazing template of cover letter for emails. After being accepted from supervisor, you’ll need to apply on online application portal of New South Wales University in Australia. Good luck!