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Supervisors: Professor Ryan Ko, Dr Guangdong Bai, Dr Naipeng Dong, Dr Siqi Ma
Five PhD positions are available in 2020 and 2021 in total. Two positions for 2020 and three positions for 2021. We are looking for passionate PhD researchers who are interested in Cybersecurity.
Students can choose the research topic from two perspectives: agriculture supply chain and automation. Within the automation research topic, four subtopics are provided. Detailed research topics are listed below:
A working knowledge of programming languages (e.g., C/C++, Java, Python) and some basic knowledge about software engineering, information security and machine learning would be of benefit to someone working on this project.
Successful applicants will enrol through the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.
To be eligible to apply, you must also meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ. Applications will be judged on a competitive basis taking into account the applicant’s previous academic record, publication record, honours and awards, and employment history.
The applicant will demonstrate academic achievement in the field/s of computer science and the potential for scholastic success.
A background or knowledge of software engineering, hardware/software security, web security, reverse engineering and formal analysis of security is highly desirable.
The 2021 Research Training Program (RTP) living allowance stipend rate is AUD$28,597 per annum (indexed annually), which is tax-free for three years with one possible extension of up to 6 months each in approved circumstances (condition apply)
For further information, please contact Dr Siqi Ma (email@example.com)
To apply for admission and scholarship, follow this link. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.
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When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:
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