MS/PhD Vacancy, Pusan National University (PNU), Korea – Closes July 21, 2018


IoT and Information Security Laboratory of Department of Computer Science, Pusan National University is inviting excellent candidates for MS/PhD Positions. There are two research areas: Information Security and Internet of Things (IoT) / Blockchain. Information Security areas encompass Hardware issues in Cryptomodule, System security, TLS Hardware design, Quantum cryptography and ASIC / FPGA design. While IoT / Blockchains areas cover Security & Privacy Issues in Blockchain, Issues in Blockchain for IoT applications, IoT platform, and Sensor network. 
Successful candidates will receive research scholarship (1,500~2,000 USD/month for PhD. student and 1,200 USD/month for MS student). The scholarship would cover both tuition fees and living expenses. For more information of Lab, you can visit the website:
Qualifications :
• Has Indonesian nationality
• Has graduated or will be graduated by September 2018 (either Bachelor/Master)
• Has undergraduate GPA more than 3.25/4.0 
• Has excellent programming skills
• Has good analytical thinking skills
• Has good English Proficiency (Preferably TOEFL > 500 or IELTS > 5.5 or TOEIC > 800)
• Has ability to present and report in English 
• Team oriented and target oriented person 
• Preferably intend to do PhD degree (for master) or Integrated MS-PhD degree (for bachelor)
The interested applicants need to:
• fill the registration form at
• make a formal application to Prof. Howon Kim through e-mail (, with his/her recent resume and any supporting documentes before the closing date. If you need any specific details, feel free to contact Prof. Howon Kim
• Shortlisted candidates will be invited on July 26, 2018 (the date may change and the interview place will be notified later).
Course Starts
March, 1 2019 (Spring Semester 2019)
Additional Benefits:
• PNU is an internationally renowned research program, ranked top in the South Korea 
• PNU is composed of highly qualified graduate students in Computer Engineering and Electronics 
• Our lab provides financial support to all our MS/PhD students
• Our lab hires Indonesian student who is fluent in Korean as a mentor, so that our Indonesian students can easily adapt to their new life in Korea.
• The beautiful weather of Busan City
• The safe and pleasant City of Busan 
• A nurturing environment and a serene atmosphere
• Fabulous recreation opportunities including the Heundae Beach, Geum-Jeong Mountain., and more!
Area : Information Security and IoT / Blockchain
CLOSING DATE:  July 21, 2018
The interview will be held on July 26, 2018 (tentative). You can fill the application form through this link >>
For more information please contact






Walk-in-interview contact Person
Arif Wibisono
Department of Information Systems
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia
Phone : +62 896 7748 1571 (Whatsapp Available)


or you can visit the website here.