- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
- Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schneider
- Prof. Dr. Michael Waidner
Schedule and Location:
- April 12, 2011 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Building S4|14 Room 3.1.01)
- May 30, 2011 (2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Building S4|14 Room 4.3.01)
- June 14, 2011 (2 p.m. – 5 p.m., Bulding S4|14 Room 3.1.01)
- July 26, 2011 (2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Bulding S4|14 Room 5.3.17)
- next dates tba
Participants: max. 16 (see prerequisites below)
Forum: PhD Seminar Forum
Students interested in doing a PhD in IT Security & Cryptography in industries and/or academia learn background information, required skills, goals, and best practices for a successful PhD.
Note: The seminar is not intended to be a replacement for general soft-skill trainings, but is tailored to the special aspects of research in the areas of IT Security & Cryptography.
What is “Research”?
Obtaining a PhD
How to do research
- Getting Ideas
- Scientific Writing
- Scientific Publishing
- Scientific Presentation
Do it yourself & Feedback
Invited Talks (speakers to be announced)
April 12, 2011: PhD = Training in Research
May 30, 2011: Presentation and Getting Ideas (UPDATED)
June 14, 2011: Scientific Publishing and Writing
July 26, 2011: Abstract & Intro
- Who can participate? The seminar is primarily intended for PhD students at the Fraunhofer SIT, but also open to other CASED members. As the seminar will be highly interactive, the number of participants is restricted to no more than 16.
- The deadline for application is over, but you can still apply to be included in the backup list.
- Letter of Motivation: If you would like to participate in the seminar, please send a letter of motivation (about 1 page) to phdseminar(a-t)trust.cased.de.
You should answer the following questions:
- Who are you? (field of studies, languages spoken, current affiliation and project)
- Why do you want to do a PhD?
- What do you expect to take home from the PhD seminar?
Thanks to all who contributed to the following collection of links: Hans Löhr, Steffen Schulz, Marcel Winandy.
Motivations for/against PhD
- Advice for Undergraduates Considering Graduate School (by Phil Agre)
- Decision Diagram: Are you ready for PhD? Part 1, Part 2(by Gene Tsudik)
- How to Succeed in Graduate School: A Guide for Students and Advisors
- Networking on the Network: A Guide to Professional Skills for PhD Students(by Phil Agre)
- A graduate school survival guide: “So long, and thanks for the Ph.D.!”
- How to Write Up a Ph.D. Dissertation
- How Theses Get Written: Some Cool Tips
- PhD Comics
- How to write a great research paper (computer science, describes structure of paper)
- How to write a Security Paper (security, work in progress)
- How to write a good systems paper (systems)
- Writing Clear Conference Submissions (applied crypto)
- How to write a paper (theoretical crypto)
- Practical Advice for Writing Your Dissertation, Book, or Article
Security/Crypto Conference Rankings
Other Helpful Link Lists