The School of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia is offering a full PhD scholarship to both domestic and international applicants.
The project aims to use information-theoretic approaches to analyse and derive fundamental limits for data transfer in communication networks, with a special focus on data security. The candidate will be supervised by Associate Professor Lawrence Ong.
The applicant is expected to have good knowledge of digital communications and a strong foundation in mathematics. Knowledge in information theory and coding theory is preferred. The applicant will also need to meet the minimum eligibility criteria for admission. For English language proficiency requirements, please refer to https://policies.newcastle.edu.au/download.php?associated=1&id=282&version=3
This scholarship provides a living allowance of AU$27,596 per annum (2019 rate), indexed annually. The living allowance scholarship is for 3.5 years and the tuition fee scholarship is for four years. Scholarships also include up to AU$1,500 relocation allowance and Overseas Student Health Cover at single rate, for an international candidate.
Please refer to the following website for more details on the project and the application procedure: https://www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/graduate-research/phd-scholarships/phd-scholarships/securing-data-communications-using-information-theory