MAC/Physical layer security of mmWave networks

Location
TU Darmstadt, Germany
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 11, 2019
Ref
ESR11
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
Desirable skills/interests: Physical layer security, SDR-based wireless prototyping, Strong mathematical background (the applicant shouldbe proficient in at least one or two of the skills)

Objectives:

To develop mechanisms for enhancing the security of mmWave-specific procedures, including beamforming and beam tracking;

To protect control frames from attacks via low-overhead authentication schemes;

To design physical layer security mechanisms to prevent eavesdropping and associated attacks via randomization (beam hopping, side-lobe gain modulation, etc.).