PhD Candidate in information theory for cyber physical systems and 6G
|Workplace||Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden|
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School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTHKTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.
Project descriptionThe interdisciplinary research project SUCCESS will develop software-defined solutions for the digitalization of society, with focus on creating tight integration of 6G wireless connectivity and society-wide 6G applications. The project has received funding from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research and is spearheaded by five distinguished KTH professors: Emil Bjornson, Karl H. Johansson, Mikael Skoglund, Elena Troubitsyna, and Elena Fersman. This is the first project that approaches 6G challenges by combining world-leading expertise on wireless communications, information theory, autonomous systems, computer science, and machine learning. We are now looking for ambitious doctoral students who want to work at KTH with different aspects of the project.
The broad research topic is theoretical understanding of the fundamental challenges and opportunities of future systems. The applicant should have an interest for theoretical research with a background in electrical engineering, engineering physics or applied mathematics.
Third-cycle subject: Electrical engineering
Supervision: The position is tied to Mikael Skoglund’s research group with the Division for Information Science and Engineering.
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Admission requirementsTo be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:
In addition to the above, there is also a mandatory requirement for English equivalent to English B/6,
SelectionIn order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assessed upon their ability to:
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.
Target degree: Doctoral degree
Information regarding admission and employmentOnly those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ’ time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.
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ApplicationApply for the position and admission through KTH’s recruitment system. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement.
Applications must be received at the last closing date at midnight, CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).
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