International Association for Cryptologic Research

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IACR News item: 12 October 2021

University of Connecticut, Computer Science and Engineering Dept.
Job Posting Job Posting
Several PhD student openings in the domains of cryptography, computer security, privacy, and blockchain-based systems, are available at the University of Connecticut (UConn), CSE dept., led by Prof. Ghada Almashaqbeh. Start date can be as early as Spring 2022 or later for Fall 2022.

The positions provide a great opportunity for students with interest in interdisciplinary projects that combine knowledge from various fields towards the design of secure systems and protocols. We target real-world timely problems and aim to provide secure and practical solutions backed by rigorous foundations and efficient implementations/thorough performance testing. We are also interested in conceptual projects that contribute in bridging the gap between theory and practice of Cryptography.

For more information about our current and previous projects please check For interested students, please send your CV to and provide any relevant information about the topics you want to work on and the skills/related background you have.

Closing date for applications:

Contact: Ghada Almashaqbeh

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