PhD funding for work on crypto financial markets

Gjovik University College (and from 1st of January 2016, part of the largest University in Norway) has a strong tradition in network security, cyber-security and forensics. The school is funding a number of PhD positions for the next 3-4 years, and among them there is one for crypto-currencies enthusiasts. Please apply if you want to work with big data analysis and crypto financial markets:


PhD candidate #4

Big Data Forensics: Large Scale Financial Data Analysis

The PhD candidates will focus on the design and proof of concept implementation of advanced computational models to detect and analyse fraud, scams and marked manipulations. The study will primarily focus on financial and crypto currency markets. The main objective is to develop a unified conceptualization for the assessment, aggregation and linkage of quantifiers that represent pieces of evidence in formal follow-up investigations.


  • Masters Degree in Computer Science
  • Background in machine learning & pattern recognition
  • Data analysis and uncertainty modelling skills
  • Interest in forensics, fraud detection and financial data
  • Interest in crypto currencies, crypto markets, Bitcoin blockchain.


Contact information:

For further questions please contact Associate Professor Mariusz Nowostawski — mariusz.nowostawski at



Application deadline, interview and starting date

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until 15.06.2015.

Selected candidates will be invited to GUC for interviews on August 10th and 11th 2015.

Desired starting date for the positions is as soon as possible after 01.09.2015.



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