The Vernam Lab at WPI in Worcester, MA has *two* open PhD positions in applied cryptography:

  1. Side channel analysis and countermeasures.
  2. Cache-based Cross-VM attacks; analysis and countermeasures.
  3. Secure and efficient cryptographic implementations.

Candidates should have a degree in electronics, computer science or applied mathematics with strong interest in algorithms and signal processing. Prior experience in side channel analysis and embedded software or hardware design is an asset. We offer a competitive salary and an international cutting-edge research program in an attractive working environment.

WPI is one of the highest-ranked technical colleges in the US. Located in the greater Boston area, it maintains close interaction with many of the nearby universities and companies.

For more information, please contact Prof. Thomas Eisenbarth.