Fall-2019 PhD Position at UC Irvine EECS (system security focus)
Dr. Zhou Li is looking for self-motivated students who are interested in pursuing Ph.D. degree with a focus on system security, starting in Fall 2019. Full financial support (RA) will be provided to students admitted into the Ph.D. program of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) of UC Irvine.
Prospective students are expected to have solid backgrounds in computer science and engineering. The focused areas of research of the lab would be data-driven security, side-channel analysis and IoT security. Prior experience in system security, computer architecture, embedded system, data analysis and machine learning is preferred.
If interested, please send your CV and other supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for online applications and supporting documents/scores is Jan 15th, 2019.
About Professor Li:
Dr. Zhou Li joined the EECS department at UCI in Fall 2018. Previously he had been a Principal Research Scientist at RSA Labs from 2013 to 2018, working on a variety of research topics in system security. He has published over 30 papers and over a dozen of them are in top-tier security conferences (http://s3.eurecom.fr/~balzarot/notes/top4/authors.html). His research has been reported by many news media, like The New York Times. Please find more information of Dr. Zhou Li in the website (http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/zhouli/).
About UC Irvine and Henry Samueli School of Engineering：
The University of California, Irvine (UCI, UC Irvine, or Irvine), is a public research university located in Irvine, California (https://uci.edu/). It is one of the 10 campuses in the University of California (UC) system. It’s ranked #33 in USA universities (ranked #7 in public universities) by US News.
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering (HSSoE) is the academic unit of the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) that oversees academic research and teaching in disciplines of the field of engineering (http://engineering.uci.edu/). It’s ranked #35 in US News best engineering schools.
UCI has the best diversity ethnically, with 32.7% students Asian (https://www.forbes.com/colleges/university-of-california-irvine/). The community is very friendly to students from abroad. There are many Chinese restaurants and Asian shopping malls in Irvine and it has the best beach in California. Trust me, you’ll have a lot of fun in UCI:)