CISL Directors

CISL Members

  • Itzael Jimenez Aranda


  • Basma Chandid


  • Tyler Despatie

    Honours Project

  • Anis Ghazvinian


  • Hemant Gupta


  • Ali Jahromi


  • Nilofar Mansourzadeh


  • Arghavan Moradi


  • Vidhi Shah


  • Corentin Thomasset



We work closely with Prof. Paul van Oorschot, Prof. Lianying (Viau) Zhao, and members of Carleton Computer Security Lab (CCSL), with free movement between the two labs (CISL and CCSL). We also work with other Security Researchers at Carleton University, including:

Joining CISL

If you are passionate about Internet security research, and you believe you have what it takes to joining our group as a graduate student, we have open M.Sc. and PhD positions.

Before contacting us, please ensure that you satisfy the admission requirements of the program you are applying to. You should be able to find relevant information under each program, including deadlines and how to apply. If you are an international applicant, you will find useful resources in the International Students page of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs (FGPA).

To apply as an international student, email any of the directors all of the following:

  • Your CV.
  • Your undergraduate (Bachelor's) transcripts.
  • English scores (TOEFL or IELTS).
  • Your plan to fund your studies at Carleton (e.g., scholarships).
  • For PhD students:
    • Prospective research projects you would like to work on.
    • Your graduate (Master's) transcripts.
    • (optional) Sample publications, if applicable.
Note that due to the large volume of emails we receive from prospective students, we are unlikely to respond if you fail to attach any of the above documents.