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TGI offering 35 PhD Studentships tenable at Participating Universities and ITs: Minimal Energy Internet Protocols & Architecture, Service Management: adaptation for social connectivity, Self-Organizing Wireless Networks,Novel Optical Network Architectures

In all, TGI will offer 35 PhD studentships tenable at participating Universities and ITs. Each studentship is for 4 years and carries a tax-free stipend of €16,000 per year as well as an allowance towards student fees of €5,000 per annum.  In the table below, we have listed the research topic areas, the number of studentships available and a link offering further details on how to apply for studentships at that institution. Students who wish to apply should first consult the TGI website. This carries details of the studentships on offer, the research topics of interest, industry links and the institution at which they are tenable. Following a selection process undertaken by the potential supervisor, you will be guided through the admission process for your host institution.
Eligibility: Applications are welcome from students with a background in Engineering, Computer Science a related discipline. High calibre candidates holding, or expecting to receive a degree at first or upper second class level are encouraged to

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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Three PhD positions in Computer Communication, Sweden

The PhD positions are within the Communication Research group at the department of Information Technology. The group is doing research within mobile and wireless computer communication, wireless security, and Ad hoc, Opportunistic, Wireless Sensor Networks. Our research approach is mainly experimental and we build prototypes and demonstrators.

One position is on parallel Internet protocols and implementations for multicore computers. The position is within the UPMARC center of Excellence.

One or two positions are within the Uppsala WISENET Center of Excellence on wireless sensor networks. The PhD students may do research in one or several fields: participatory sensing, macro programming of sensors or sensor monitoring of environments, such as flood areas or energy consumption in buildings.

The candidates are expected to have an interest in programming of computer systems. A PhD student position requires a Master of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent in a field that is relevant for the topic Computer Communication. Candidates of all nationalities may apply. The position is for a maximum of five years and includes departmental duties at a level of at most 20% (typically teaching). The candidates should be able to start during the Spring semester of 2011.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 February, 2011

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