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Fully (UK Home) Funded PhD Positions

Several fully funded PhD scholarships for UK applicants are available in the Security and Trust of Advanced Systems Group (Prof. Achim Brucker and Dr. Diego Marmsoler) at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Exeter, UK.

We are looking for enthusiastic and outstanding Computer Science or Mathematics students with a strong background in at least one of the following topics:

  • safety or security of (software) systems,
  • formal modelling or formal reasoning/verification,
  • program analysis or program verification,
  • language-based security
  • semantics of programming languages,
  • theorem proving, model checking,
  • cryptographic protocols,
  • distributed systems (e.g., blockchain),
  • specification-based testing, and
  • design and implementation of security architectures.

This award provides annual funding to cover UK tuition fees and a tax-free stipend. For students who pay UK tuition fees the award will cover the tuition fees in full, plus at least £15,009 per year tax-free stipend. The studentship will be awarded on the basis of merit for 3.5 years of full-time study.

Interested candidates should contact the potential supervisors Prof. Achim Brucker or Dr. Diego Marmsoler to discuss their application.

For more details, please consult the official advertisements:

The closing date for applications is midnight on the 24th of January 2022.