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PhD Scholarship in Post-Quantum Cryptography
University of Wollongong, Australia
The cryptography research group at the Institute of Cybersecurity and Cryptology (iC2), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia, is recruiting a PhD candidate for a joint research project between UOW and CSIRO/Data61. The candidate will be granted a full scholarship, including full tuition fee (AUD $32K/year) and attractive stipends (up to AUD $32K/year). The candidate will be supervised by Prof Willy Susilo, Dr Khoa Nguyen and a Data61 scientist. The candidate’s research will be closely related to Post-Quantum Cryptography, an important and trendy research area aiming to build robust cryptographic systems that remain secure in the long-term future. The research group at iC2, UOW is one of the largest research hubs in cryptography in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. The group regularly publishes cutting-edge results at top conferences and journals on cryptography and cybersecurity. Applicants need to have a Master’s degree and English proficiency (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent). Solid knowledge of mathematics, computer science and cryptography will be encouraged. Female candidates are preferred.
Contact: For more information and/or to submit CVs, please contact Prof Willy Susilo (, and Dr Khoa Nguyen (,
Last updated: 2022-06-03 posted on 2022-06-02