Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Department of Network Engineering (Spain, Barcelona)
The SISCOM Research Group (https://siscom.upc.edu/en) within the Department of Network Engineering (https://entel.upc.edu/en) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) (https://www.upc.edu/en/) welcomes and encourages applications for a PhD position in the area of database privacy to start in fall 2020.DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The PhD position has a duration of 3 years and is made available through the research project “Big Data Anonymization” funded by “la Caixa”, a top Spanish financial institution. The main objectives of this project are to pioneer advance beyond state of the art on the design of anonymization algorithms and to develop a comprehensive understanding of privacy in a context of big data. The ultimate aim is to contribute to making big data compatible with the right to privacy. For the scholarship, we are looking for a candidate who is qualified to undertake supervised independent research in the area of database anonymization, in particular in the protection of dynamic data under popular syntactic models (e.g., l-diversity, t-closeness) and differential privacy.QUALIFICATIONS
We seek a highly motivated PhD student
- who has completed or is about to complete by summer 2020 a Master's degree in mathematics, computer science, or telecom engineering;
- with excellent academic record;
- good analytical skills;
- strong oral and written communication skills.
Candidates should send to Prof. Jordi Forné (firstname.lastname@example.org) the following information:
- their CV (including list of publications, if any);
- their academic record (with marks);
- a certificate of English (TOEFL, Cambridge or similar).
September 15, 2020.
Last updated: 2020-07-10 posted on 2020-07-10