Research Opportunities

PhD Student Hiring

Now hiring PhD students for Fall 2024. Hiring for Fall 2024 has concluded.

Read the student expectations in our lab, before looking at opportunities or applying.

Projects

At a minimum applications should have the following:

  • The drive to produce top-tier research publications
  • Very strong programming skills
  • Command-line fluency

Software Supply Chain Security

Requirements:

  • Strong programming ability
  • Good knowledge of Boolean logic and discrete math
  • Strong GNU/Linux system skills: command-line usage, software installation, system configuration, and general system administrator skills
  • Some software security experience a plus

Safe and Secure Software Configuration

Requirements:

  • Strong programming ability
  • Research or educational background in programming languages, compilers, or related areas.
  • Strong GNU/Linux system skills: command-line usage, software installation, system configuration, and general system administrator skills
  • Familiarity with Boolean logic and discrete math

Corporate Entity Tracking Automation

  • Strong programming ability and development practices
  • Good understanding of data analysis
  • Some interest in legal entities

Funding

Graduate research or teaching assistantships may be available, which include tuition, stipend, and fringe benefits, which are contingent on continued progress in the program.

Cyber Security and Privacy Fellowships may be available for highly-qualified students and include an increased stipend, additional mentorship, and more. Please ask for application instructions during the interview.

Application Instructions

Apply to UCF if not already a student and set up an interview. When emailing, please use the subject line “[PhD Application] project: PROJECT(s)”, substituting PROJECT(s) with the title(s) of project(s) you are interested in (as a comma-delimited list if there are multiple). No reply is guarantee and emails without this subject line will very likely receive no reply.

Contact for an Interview

Application Information