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    CryptoWorks21 thesis award winner’s research is out of this world

    CryptoWorks21 alumnus Nigar Sultana has been awarded the RBC Outstanding Thesis Award in Cybersecurity in the Quantum Era for her PhD Thesis.

    This award is given annually to recognize an outstanding thesis on quantum-resistant cybersecurity from graduates of the CryptoWorks21 program. Sultana completed her PhD ...

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    Cybersecurity research scholarship awarded for 2020

    CryptoWorks21 participant and Masters student in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization Philip Hodges has been awarded the RBC Graduate Scholarship valued at $20,000 over three terms.

    The scholarship is awarded to a graduate student conducting research in topics aligned with quantum-safe cryptography and ...

  • Summer Workshop Schedule 2019

    Cryptoworks21 Summer Workshop Schedule 2019

    To register, or for any questions, please email Kaitlyn McDonell at kmcdonel@uwaterloo.ca

    Professional Skills

    • Management and Communications
      • Date & time: May 30, June 6, 13, 20, & 27, 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: E7 2317

    • Intellectual property protection and management workshop
      • Date & time: July 10-11, 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: E7 2317

    • Commercialization and entrepreneurship workshop
      • Date & time: July 16-17, 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: E7 2317

    • Advanced workshop to integrate professional skills
      • Date & time: July 19, 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: QNC 1201

    • Standards and certification workshop
      • Date & time: July 23-24 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: QNC 4104

    Technical Skills

    • Post-quantum cryptography
      • Date & time: July 30-31 & August 1-2, 3-4:30 pm
      • Location: QNC 1201

    • Information and network security
      • Date & time: August 6-7, 10:30 am - 12 pm & 1-2:30 pm
      • Location: QNC 1201

    • Quantum cryptography tools part 1
      • Date & time: August 7-8, 3-4:30 pm
      • Location: QNC 1201

    • Quantum cryptography tools part 2
      • Date & time: August 19-23, 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: QNC 0101

    • Fundamentals of cryptography
      • Date & time: August 19, 9 am - 12 pm
      • Location: QNC 0101

    • Quantum communication devices
      • Date & time: August 19-23, 9 am - 5 pm
      • Location: QNC 0101

    Tutorial

    • Quantum computing for cryptography students
      • Date & time: July 31 & August 1, 10:30 am - 12 pm & 1-2:30 pm
      • Location: QNC 1201

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