Information for Prospective Students

My Research Interests

  • Privacy-preserving protocols, privacy-enhancing technologies
  • Applied cryptography
  • Electronic voting
  • Usable security

For my previous research track record see:  Publications

Expressing Interest to Work with Me

If you are interested in doing a PhD with me, please send me the following by email:
- a short CV (~2 pages, including GPAs),
- your transcripts,
- your best research paper or project report, and
- the area you want to work on.

Available Scholarships

 Department Scholarships
 University Scholarships and other sources
 IGGI Scholarships to work specifically on gamification of Security and Privacy Decisions, Privacy and Security Issues in Games, Security and Robustness of Games with A Purpose (GWAP)

Current PhD Students

Sijia Tian
Current student at York, co-supervisor:  Vassilios G. Vassilakis
Philokypros Ioulianou
Current student at York, co-supervisor:  Vassilios G. Vassilakis
Lee Livsey
Current student at York, co-supervisor:  Helen Petrie

Graduated PhD Students

Ehsan Toreini, PhD 2018
Co-supervised with  Feng Hao at Newcastle University, UK
Patrick McCorry, PhD 2018
Co-supervised with  Feng Hao at Newcastle University, UK
Maryam Mehrnezhad, PhD 2017
Co-supervised with  Feng Hao at Newcastle University, UK