Ph.D. Scholarship in “Automotive Cybersecurity” @ Coventry University, UK

PhD Scholarships for UK/EU Students

Transportation and Mobility Research Centre
Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom

Eligibility: UK/EU Students
Award Details: Tuition Fees + Bursary £13863 per year (tax-free)
Duration: Full-Time – 3 years fixed term
Application deadline: January 23rd 2015
Interview dates: to be confirmed to shortlisted candidates

Potential candidates are invited to submit applications in the following areas

1) Model-based testing for automotive systems
– Software Testing/Integration Testing
– Embedded system security
– Empirical modelling

2) Attack surface modelling for automotive communication interfaces
– Logical and Data Modelling
– Communication protocols
– Threat assessment

3) Run-time (security) verification for software modules in
(automotive) embedded systems
– Formal Verification
– Hardware Modelling
– Secure software engineering

4) Secure architectures for Over-The-Air (OTA) Updates for automotive
and transport applications
– Security protocols
– Software patch management
– Privacy Implications

More Details:


Informal Enquiries to:

Dr. Siraj A. Shaikh
Reader in Cyber Security
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Coventry University
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 7939 233 995

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