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ERCIM WG STM Best Ph.D. Thesis Award

Best Ph.D. Thesis 2016

Title: Security and Privacy Aspects of Mobile Platforms and Applications.
Awardee: Alexandra Dmitrienko
University: TU Darmstadt
Advisors: Michael Waidner and Srdjan Capkun


Best Ph.D. Thesis 2015

Title: Preserving Privacy in Data Release
Awardee: Giovanni Livraga
University: University of Milan
Advisors: Prof. Pierangela Samarati, Prof. Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Dr. Sara Foresti


Best Ph.D. Thesis 2014

Title: On the Insecurity of XML Security
Awardee: Juraj Somorovsky
University: Ruhr-University Bochum
Advisors: Prof. Dr. J'org Schwenk, Prof. Dr. Kenneth G. Paterson.


Best Ph.D. Thesis 2013

Pouyan Sepehrdad, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, supervisor Serge Vaudenay, is the winner of the sixth edition, with a thesis titled: Statistical and Algebraic Cryptanalysis of Lightweight and Ultra-lightweight Symmetric Primitives e-link. The ceremony for the award will be held during STM13.

 

Best Ph.D. Thesis 2012

Carmela Troncoso, KU Leuven, supervisors Claudia Diaz and Bart Preneel, is the winner of the fifth edition, with a thesis titled Design and analysis methods for privacy technologies.

 

Best Ph.D. Thesis 2011

Georg Fuchsbauer, University of Bristol, supervisor David Pointcheval (ENS, Paris), is the winner of the fourth edition, with a thesis titled "Automorphic Signatures and Applications" (e-link).


Best Ph.D. Thesis 2010

Sara Foresti, University of Milan, supervisor Pierangela Samarati, is the winner of the third edition, with a thesis titled "Preserving Privacy in Data Outsourcing" (e-link).


Best Ph.D. Thesis 2009

Claudio Agostino Ardagna, University of Milan, supervisor Pierangela Samarati, is the winner of the second edition, with a thesis titled "Privacy and Security in Distributed and Pervasive Systems" (e-link).


Best Ph.D. Thesis 2008

Steven J. Murdoch, University of Cambridge, supervisor Ross Anderson, is the winner of the first edition, with a thesis titled "Covert channel vulnerabilities in anonymity systems" (e-link).