International Association for Cryptologic Research

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M.S. and Ph.D. in Information Security
National Sun Yat-sen University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Applications are invited for the M.S. and Ph.D. positions in Information Security at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Successful candidates will work at CANSEC Lab on various topics in Applied Cryptology under the supervision of Arijit Karati. Expertise in post-quantum cryptography, secure vehicle communication, edge computing, satellite communication, and 6G security may be beneficial. We are seeking students dedicated to their research and are highly motivated. There are currently 05 openings (03 for M.S. and 02 are Ph.D.).

Aside from academic work, students must participate in various activities, either in a group or individually, including (but not limited to):
  • Security protocol design and implementation.
  • Assessment of the security and performance metric.
  • On a regular basis, meet with supervisor and share study findings.
  • Maintain the lab's ethics and rules.

  • Requirements:
    Students must meet the following major requirements in addition to the university's fundamental admission policies (
  • Strong motivation on applied cryptology and cybersecurity.
  • Understanding of technological advancements.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics for cryptography.
  • Knowledge of at least two programming languages, such as Python/Java/C/C++.

  • Scholarship:
  • Under the university policy.
  • Project funding (based on students' performance).

  • Method to join CANSEC:
  • Send recent CV to
  • Two rounds of interview (optional based on CV)
    Candidates must apply properly through the ONLINE portal after satisfying the prerequisites.

  • Contact: Arijit Karati (
    Last updated: 2022-01-24 posted on 2022-01-22