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PhD student in Electronics with focus on Image processing

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    Assoc Prof JT Thim
    Prof M O'Nils
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  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
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About This PhD Project

Project Description

Mid Sweden University, The Department of Electronics Design

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

Faculty of Science, Technology and Media

The Department of Electronics Design is situated at Campus Sundsvall. In addition to its research activities, it offers courses and programmes in the subjects Electronics, Electrical engineering and Sound production. The research of the department is conducted at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate,

Position description: The position focuses on studying machine learning (Deep learning) for object recognition in images. Emphasis will be on evaluating and developing object recognition methods. Additionally, study methods for efficient implementation of the deep learning methods.

For more information, contact Prof. Mattias O’Nils ([Email Address Removed])

Entry requirements:
To meet the basic entry requirements for doctoral programmes applicants must have a second-cycle degree or have completed studies for at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle, or have equivalent qualifications. Specific eligibility requires at least 90 credits in electrical engineering, computer engineering or subjects closely related to them or in some other way in Sweden or abroad has acquired largely equivalent knowledge.

Selection criteria:
Apart from the formal competence the selection will also be based on other work (i.e thesis work), courses and on interviews of the applicant. Prior experience in design and programming of embedded systems and configurable computational platforms is seen as an advantage. Personal qualities like teamwork skills, spirit of initiative, and suitability for Ph.D studies will be weighted together with the formal subject knowledge. A short description of the applicants’ visions and goals should be included in the application.

The post graduate employment is intended to be an employment equivalent to two years fulltime research studies and aims to lead to a Licentiate degree. The appointment may be extended up to the doctorate degree, provided that additional funding is obtained. Starting date is determined after selection.

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