Ewa Syta

Computer Science Department
Trinity College

Honors and Awards


  • Winner of the Yale Computer Science Department Graduate Teaching Award for the 2014-2015 academic year (November, 2015)
  • Selected to participate in the 2015 Rising Stars in EECS: An Academic Career Workshop for Women at MIT (November, 2015)
  • Received a student travel award to attend the 2015 Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS) (July, 2015)
  • Invited and attended the 3rd Censorship Measurement Workshop (November, 2014)
  • Selected to attend and awarded a travel grant for the Women in Theory Workshop (May, 2014)
  • Invited and attended the DIMACS Working Group on Measuring Anonymity (May, 2013)
  • Received a student travel award to attend the 2013 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (November, 2013)
  • Selected to attend and awarded a travel grant for the 1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Germany (September, 2013)
  • Received a student travel grant to attend the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (May, 2012)
  • Selected to attend and awarded a travel grant for the GREPSEC Workshop endorsed by IEEE Computer Society and sponsored by NSF, CRA-W/CDC and Microsoft Research (May, 2013)
  • Nominated for the 2013 Heidelberg Laureate Forum
  • Nominated for the 2013 Google US/Canada Ph.D. Fellowship
  • Invited and attended the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum 2013: Shaping tomorrow's innovators: Leveraging science, technology, innovation and culture for todays youth
  • Received a student travel award to attend Crypto'12 (August, 2012)
  • Received the 2011/2012 Yale University Sheffield Scholarship
  • Received the Frederick W. Vanderbilt Fellowship
  • My paper "Continuous RFID-based Authentication and its Privacy Implications", presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society: Social Implications of Emerging Technologies was chosen for publication by the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine featuring five best papers from that conference
  • Defended my master's thesis with distinction
  • Invited to present my master's thesis at the Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences