Graduate Assistants in Areas of National Need

Multiple 3-year fellowships available for PhD students interested in computer systems security

  • Up to $34,000 in stipend support (depending on financial need)
  • In addition to full tuition waiver and health insurance
  • Focused program on academic career development
  • Open to PhD students working in the area of computer systems security
  • Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident

Relevant Departments

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Research Areas

  • Hardware security
  • Physical unclonable functions
  • Secure processor architectures
  • Counterfeit detection and prevention
  • Supply chain security
  • Anti-reverse engineering and tampering
  • Side-channel analysis
  • Nano-tags for authentication
  • Cyber-physical system security
  • Security for mobile devices
  • Voting system security
  • Data storage security
  • Cloud computing security
  • Network security
  • Malware detection
  • Authentication and access control
  • Biometric authentication
  • Optimization-based security
  • Quantum cryptography
  • Cryptography

Contact Dr. John Chandy at 860-486-5047 or for more information.