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Girish Revadigar awarded "Science and Industry Endowment Fund - Australian Academy of Science Fellowships to the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings"

Girish Revadigar has been awarded the prestigious "Science and Industry Endowment Fund - Australian Academy of Science Fellowships to the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings"

Congratulations to CySPri PhD student Girish Revadigar (supervisor:  Prof. Sanjay Jha), for being awarded the prestigious fellowship jointly offered by the Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF) and Australian Academy of Science (AAS) - " SIEF - AAC Fellowships to the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings" to support his attendance at the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) 2016. HLF will be held in Heidelberg, Germany from 18-24 Sep 2016.

Chitra Javali wins First Prize at 3MT Competition Faculty Heat

Chitra Javali, CySPri PhD student wins First Prize at 3MT Competition Faculty Heat 

News: Congratulations to  Chitra Javali, PhD student at CySPri, CSE, (supervisor:  Prof. Sanjay Jha) for winning the First Prize in the Faculty of Engineering 3 Minute Thesis Competition Heats.

The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition for PhD and Research Masters candidates. With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition forces research candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallize their research discoveries.

Chitra will represent the Faculty of Engineering in the University-wide round to be held in September 2016.

Grant award for A/Prof. Vijay Sivaraman and his team by ACCAN

A/Prof. Vijay Sivaraman has been awarded a grant from ACCAN (Australian Communications Consumer Action Network) of $50K for a project proposal entitled "Increasing Public Awareness in Australia on Security and Privacy Threats for Smart-Home IoT Devices”, together with post-doc Hassan Habibi Gharakheili, and Clinton Fernandes from UNSW Canberra. The project aims can be found at and a list of all successful grants for 2016 at the ACCAN website  (  

Girish Revadigar selected as one of the 'Top 200 Most Qualified Young Researchers' to participate in Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2016

Congratulations to Girish Revadigar, PhD student under the supervision of  Prof. Sanjay Jha, for being selected by the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) to participate in the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, taking place from September 18 to 23 in Heidelberg, Germany.  

The HLF offers all selected young researchers the great opportunity to personally interact with the laureates of the most prestigious prizes in the fields of mathematics and computer science. For one week, the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize engage in a cross-generational scientific dialogue with young researchers in Heidelberg, Germany. 

Only the top 200 most qualified young researchers are selected from all over the world and granted the opportunity to experience the Heidelberg Laureate Forum  (

Chitra Javali and Girish Revadigar have won the "Best Project Demonstration Award" at PerCom 2016

Congratulations to Chitra Javali and Girish Revadigar, PhD students under the supervision of Prof. Sanjay Jha, for winning the "Best Project Demonstration Award" for presenting their novel solution titled "Location Fingerprint Evidence and Authorisation Using WiFi Channel Characteristics" at PerCom 2016, an A* ranked top tier conference which was held at Sydney during 14-18 March 2016.

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