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 Ph.D. 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 diverse topics in Applied Cryptology.

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

    Requirements: Apart from the university's basic admission policies (, students are desired to have the 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 students).

    What students can expect:
  • Cooperation from the supervisor and lab mates.
  • 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.

  • Contact: Dr. Arijit Karati (
    Last updated: 2023-08-21 posted on 2023-08-17