Latest News & Events

  • Dr Halak Won the Prestigious Vice-Chancellor's Award

    Dr Halak has recieved the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for his commitment to enhancing students experience through the delivery of high quality teaching on various topics in electronics engineering contribution. To see an interview with Dr Halak click here

  • IoT Security Special Session.

    Dr Halak is hosting a special session during DATE 2018 on Lightweight Security for Resources-Constrained Internet-of-Things Applications. For full details click here

  • A New Book on Physically Unclonable Functions.

    Dr Halak has published a new book on Physically Unclonable Functions (PUFs), one of the primary enabling technologies for building secure hardware systems, especially these which have limited resources such as IoT devices. This is the first text book on this topic, it gives the readers a comprehensive tutorial on the design principles of PUFs and how they can be used for hardware security applications. For full details click here

Prespective PhD Students

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) is the leading university department of its kind in the UK, with an international reputation for world-leading research across computer science, electronics, and electrical engineering. I have a number of vacancies available for highly motivated students with a first-class degree. All PhD applications need to be processed via our Postgraduate Admissions Office. In application, please propose a topic for your PhD (you can see what my research interests are on this website) and explain why you want to do a PhD here at Southampton under my supervision. I will also be happy to discuss your application before you apply, you can email me explaining your motivations and the area you are interested in and I will arrange to discuss this with you accordingly, but please do not send me generic emails containing your CV.