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Chitra Javali wins 2016 Google PhD Fellowship in Computer Science

Chitra Javali, PhD student at NetSyS and CySPri Lab, School of CSE, has been awarded the highly competitive '2016 Google PhD Fellowship in Computer Science - Privacy and Security'. Chitra is pursuing PhD under the supervision of Prof. Sanjay Jha. 

Google offers the PhD fellowship to outstanding students doing exceptional research. This year Google awarded four fellowships throughout Australia in Computer Science, with only one in Privacy and Security category.

"Our PhD Fellows represent some the best and brightest young researchers around the globe in Computer Science and it is our ongoing goal to support them as they make their mark on the world" - Google.

For more details please visit:

https://research.googleblog.com/2016/09/announcing-first-annual-global-phd.html

Arash Shaghaghi wins ACM CCS 2016 Student Travel Grant

Congratulations to Arash Shaghaghi, PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Sanjay Jha and Prof. Mohamed Ali (Dali) Kaafar, for winning the competitive ACM CCS 2016 Student Travel Grant to attend the conference and present his paper at Managing Insider Threat (MIST) 2016. CCS is is the flagship annual conference on computer security ranked A*.

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 http://accan.org.au/grants/current-grants/1255-iot-threats and a list of all successful grants for 2016 at the ACCAN website  (http://accan.org.au/grants/current-grants).  

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