PhD Positions


We seek for Ph.D students who will work in the following areas:
  • Cryptanalysis and lightweight cryptography for constrained devices and and embedded systems.
  • Security and privacy for wireless communication and network systems including mobile ad-hoc networks, cloud computing, big data, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Prerequisites for Ph.D. Positions

  • An excellent Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related area.
  • A strong background in mathematics, wireless communication systems, and a solid background in cryptography; programming and experimental skills are very welcome.

Procedure and Closing Date

  • Applicants are kindly requested to send their applications (a curriculum vitae, transcripts, research statement, names and contact addresses of references) by email in PDF-format to Dr. Kalikinkar Mandal (kmandal at
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.