Department of Computer Science

We are an active department within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, proud of our reputation as a friendly and supportive environment for our students.



Verification of security and privacy in modern communication protocols

Funding information:
A stipend of £16,000 per annum, tax-free, subject to nationality and residence status. Fees are covered for UK/EU students. Additional fees for international applicants are not covered, but top up funding may be obtained by applying to Surrey University for the Overseas Research Student Awards Scheme studentships (ORS).

Satellite Systems Security

Funding information:
The appointed candidate will receive a tax-free PhD stipend of GBP 20,000 per year for 3.5 years of PhD studies within which the candidate is expected to submit their PhD thesis. This stipend is significantly higher than an average PhD stipend in the UK. Additional funding is available to support conference travel, participation in PhD summer schools and engagement with NCC Group.

Intelligent transport systems

Funding information:
This is a 3 year Studentship, covering UK/EU University fees only, with a Stipend/living allowance of £16,000 per annum. UK/EU university fees are also covered by the studentship. 

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Jinguang Han presents @ESORICS 2018 our paper "Anonymous Single-Sign-On for n Designated Services with Traceability…
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Surrey CS PhD student presented work at DisCoTec 2017 workshop ICE

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Surrey CS PhD student presented research at IEEE SSCI 2016 in Greece

Author: Andreas Antoniades (PhD student) The 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence...