Sustainable smart scheduling in Industry 4.0
Dr M Janardhanan, Dr I Patel
21 January 2019
Over the last few years, manufacturing industries have witnessed the emergence of fourth generation industrial revolution (I4.0), which has shifted paradigm of manufacturing process based on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) to monitor physical processes, and make decentralized decisions by autonomous components connected via internet of things (IoT).
Scheduling and Data Flow Problems in Special-purpose Networks
Dr L Nagel, Dr A Trehan
15 February 2019
This fully funded PhD project deals with scheduling and data flow problems for future networks. The successful candidate will work within the Theoretical Computer Science research theme in the Department of Computer Science with renowned experts in the field.
DYVERSE Networks: pushing the boundaries of formal verification
Dr E Navarro-Lopez
Applications accepted all year round
The controlled motion of swarm satellites; the cooperation of several robotic systems to meet a common goal; the operation of large-scale electrical power networks with renewable generation sources; the automation of public transport scheduling systems in metropolitan areas; the synchronisation patterns of beta-cells in your pancreas; the self-organisation of cells.
(MERI) Irrigation poverty traps in the Eastern Gangetic Plains
Molecular Environmental Sciences
Dr T Foster, Prof D Polya
6 February 2019
Agriculture is central to the livelihoods of millions of rural households across South Asia. For the majority of smallholder farmers in this region, the dominant source of irrigation water supply is groundwater.