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Internet Of Things PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 71 Internet Of Things PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vast network of physical objects that exchange data with over devices over the internet. These include everything from household items like fitness trackers and thermostats to industrial technologies such as power grids and digital supply chains.

PhD candidates in the IoT might study how to expand of improve the Internet of Things or explore its applications and effects.

What’s it like to study a PhD in the Internet of Things?

As a PhD candidate studying the IoT, you’ll work with the guidance of an expert supervisor to complete a thesis will make an original contribution to the field. Your research will likely be largely lab-based, though certain projects may involve fieldwork.

Possible research areas include:

  • Smart cities
  • Privacy preservation and personal data
  • Assisted living technologies
  • Cyber security
  • Health monitoring and diagnostics
  • Artificial intelligence and robotics

Besides independent research, you may have the opportunity to connect with the wider academic community through attending conferences, publishing papers and teaching. You may also be provided with training in core research skills.

Entry requirements for a PhD in the Internet of Things

The minimum entry requirement for a PhD in the IoT is usually a 2:1 undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related subject, though a Masters may sometimes be required.

PhD in the Internet of Things funding options

The main body funding PhDs in the IoT in the UK is the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Projects will almost always have funding attached, meaning that successful applicants will automatically be awarded coverage of tuition fees, a living cost stipend, and often an extra research grant.

It may be possible to self-fund a PhD in the IoT, but this is uncommon. Students who self-fund an Engineering or Computer Science PhD generally do so through combining the UK’s doctoral loan with additional sources of funding such as support from their university or from a charity or trust.

PhD in the Internet of Things careers

As the IoT expands, career opportunities in the domain continue to grow. Experts are needed in many areas including data analysis, security, user interface, networking structure and artificial intelligence. You may choose to apply your skills in the many industries that are now part of the IoT, or to advance your academic career by researching new ways to improve and maintain the IoT.

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Causal Machine Learning in Aerospace PhD

This PhD project will investigate the recent field of study of Causal Machine Learning, which aims to modify and augment Machine Learning by using Causal Analysis techniques as a way to solve its limitations. Read more

Harnessing waste-heat from challenging environments with flexible electronics, sponsored by BAE Systems

Supervisory Team. Dr Katrina Morgan, Dr Ioannis Zeimpekis, Prof Nick Harris, Prof Steve Beeby. Project description. This PhD is a sought after industrial Cooperative Award in Science and Techology (iCASE), with sponsorship from BAE Systems Ltd. Read more

Edge intelligence for Internet of Things

  Research Group: School of Computing
Edge intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT) presents a revolutionary solution to the limitations of existing approaches to data processing and decision-making. Read more

Ionogel Based Self-Powered Wearables for Energy Efficient e-health Monitoring

The Postgraduate Research Programme MedAgriTech AI eXcellence (MATX) offers 12 PhD research scholarships to commence in 2024. Each project will include an enterprise placement of minimum 12 weeks duration. Read more

Integration of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Flame Monitoring and Safety Enhancement in Industrial Settings

This research project presents an exceptional opportunity for individuals interested in harnessing the power of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance flame monitoring and safety protocols in industrial environments. Read more

Determining Cyber Attacks by Using Machine Learning to Detect Message Anomalies

We are interested in finding ways to determine internal and external attacks on cyber systems such as IoT devices, wireless sensor networks (WSN), car electronic components, or connected computer systems. Read more
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Remote patient monitoring using wearable devices and AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has permeated various aspects of modern life, significantly influencing the healthcare sector. Fuelled by this momentum, remote patient monitoring facilitated by mobile sensing technology is on the way to changing how patients are monitored and treated. Read more

Privacy risks and countermeasures for IoT devices

IoT devices, such as smart plugs and switches, smart lightbulbs, doorbells and door locks, motion sensors, smart watches, operate within a networked home environment in frequent interaction with the user. Read more

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