Latest News & Events

  • Dr Halak awarded a prestigious UK National Teaching Fellowship(NTF)

    The NTF scheme celebrates individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. Professor Mark E Smith, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton said: “I would like to warmly congratulate Dr Halak on winning this National Teaching Fellowship, which follows his success in 2016 of winning a Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award. He can be very proud of this national recognition.

  • A New Collaboration with ARM on Hardware Security

    Dr Halak awarded a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering industrial felowship supported by ARM , a global leader in the semiconductor industry, to inverstigate the use of AI technology in developing secure Hardware for safety critical applications.

  • A New Book on a Authentication of Embedded Devices(Coming soon!)

    The book provides deep insight into the security threats undermining existing integrated circuit authentication techniques and Offers a comprehensive summary of existing authentication protocols and their limitations.

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.