International Association for Cryptologic Research

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MS and PhD Positions in Applied Cryptography
National Sun Yat-sen University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Applications are invited for the MS and PhD positions in Information Security at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of Dr. Arijit Karati on the diverse topics in Applied Cryptology. Candidates must comprehend formal security analysis, secure coding, and effective security integration in the application domains.

Responsibilities: Apart from academic work, student must involve in several activities in a group or individually, such as (not limited to):
  • Design and implementation of security protocol.
  • Assesment of the security and performance metric.
  • Research meeting with the supervisor.

    Requirements: Apart from the university's basic admission policies (, students are desired to have following key requirements:
  • Strong motivation on information security.
  • Knowledge of modern technology.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics for cryptography.
  • Knowledge of at least two programming languages, such as Python/Java/C/C++.

  • Under the university policy.
  • Project funding (based on availability for master's Ph.D. students).

    What students can expect:
  • Cooperation from the supervisor and labmates.
  • The rich culture in research and related activities.
  • Flexibility in communication, e.g., English.

    What the supervisor can expect: Apart from academic and research works, students are expected to have
  • Good moral character.
  • Hardworking and dedication.

    Deadline: Until September 2022 (for spring semester) and March 2023 (for fall semester)

  • Contact: Arijit Karati (
    Last updated: 2022-09-04 posted on 2022-09-03