REU Program in Data-driven Security

In summer 2021 the Department of Computer Science at Boise State University will host a nine-week interdisciplinary undergraduate research program, Data-driven Security, focusing on applying data science and artificial intelligence to mitigate cyberattacks and other security risks and threats. Applications from current undergraduate students who have a strong interest in computer science, mathematics, or engineering are welcomed. This intensive program will expose up to ten undergraduate students to topics in cybersecurity (intrusion and threat detection, lightweight cryptography, side-channel attacks), misbehavior detection, national security (e.g., counter-terrorism), and misinformation mitigation. The program aims to immerse undergraduate students of diverse backgrounds in all facets of research in computer science and mathematics in a culture of close and daily collaboration with faculty.  

Opportunity URL: https://datadrivensecurity.boisestate.edu/UndergraduateResearch

Undergraduate Position

Qualifications

Students who are also members of groups underrepresented in STEM fields or who are enrolled in a minority-, women’s-, or non-doctoral institution are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Compensation

$7,800 stipend

Open Date

11/23/2020

Closing Date

12/31/2020

Contact Name

Dr. Francesca Spezzano

Contact Phone

(208)-426-2491

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