Research Opportunities

PhD Student Hiring

Now hiring PhD students for Fall 2022. At a minimum applications should have the following:

  • A drive to produce top-tier research publications
  • Very strong programming skills
  • Facility with the *nix command-line

Projects

Corporate Entity Tracking Automation

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

Persistent Memory

Requirements:

  • Strong systems programming skills, e.g., C, C++, Rust, etc.
  • An interest in systems, architecture, compilers, or a related area.

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

Analysis of Configurable Software

Requirements:

  • Research or educational experience building langauge tools (compilers, interpreters, transformers, etc.)
    • Experience with clang internals a plus
  • Good discrete math ability
  • Experience with the C language

Funding

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

Cyber Security and Privacy Fellowships are 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 titles of project(s) you are interested in (as a comma-delimited list if there are multiple). Emails without this subject line will likely receive no reply.

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Application Information

Undergraduate Research

Take a look at the research page to see if any active projects are interesting to you.

Qualifications

  • Interest in academic research
  • Strong programming skills
  • Comfort with the *nix command-line

Contact Instructions

When emailing, please prefix your subject line with “[Undergraduate Research] “. Emails without this subject line may receive no reply.

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