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Rethinking the hardware-software interface for secure internet of things

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    Prof S Moore
    Dr R Watson
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  • Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
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About This PhD Project

Project Description

Building on our highly successful research on rethinking the hardware-software interface for application/server- class 64-bit processors (see: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/security/ctsrd/), we wish to investigate the applicability of these security techniques to 32-bit IoT processors like the ARM Cortex M series. The research could be more hardware focused, more software focused or a mixture of the two depending on the interests and abilities of the candidate. This work is in collaboration with ARM Ltd.

This funding is from EPSRC (UK funding agency), an industry linked award with ARM Ltd. EPSRC restrict full funding to UK residents or fees-only funding for EU residents. For further details, see: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/coll/icase/intro/

Applications Procedure:
Please make an informal enquiry by email to Prof Simon Moore ([Email Address Removed]) to discuss the research proposal which needs to be completed for a formal application. The deadline for informal enquiries is Friday 29 April 2016.

The formal application process will then proceed using the University of Cambridge online application system. For further details and links to the Graduate Admissions web page see: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/admissions/phd/

Ideally we are looking to start the project in October 2016 but could wait until January 2017. The deadline for receipt of complete, formal applications for this project is 31 May 2016.
The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

Complete applications, including two academic references, research proposal, transcripts and degree certificates, should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office by 31 May 2016.

Please quote reference NR08679 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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