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PhD studentship opportunity in future communication networks beyond 2030

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

This PhD position will investigate radical design of networking mechanisms including but not limited to: future routing and packet forwarding techniques, new network control architectures, network support for emerging applications with emphasis on holographic and haptic based communications.

The 5G Innovation Centre hosted at the University of Surrey is the world’s first dedicated to the next generation of mobile communication systems and an international hub for telecommunication research and innovation. The Centre collaborates with key ICT service providers, network and device manufacturers and test equipment solution providers to develop innovative solutions and standards for 5G networks. This is an industry-funded studentship by Huawei as a 5GIC partner.

Entry requirements:
Candidates should hold a first or upper-second class Bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at distinction level (or equivalent experience/qualifications) in an appropriate discipline.

How to apply:
Applications can be sent through our course page Please state the studentship title and supervisor in your application.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) an outline research proposal in the targeted area; 4) contact details of two academic referees; 5) copies of acedemic transcripts and qualification certificates.

The interview of shortlisted candidates will be carried out in May 2019. It is the intention that successful applicants would commence their programme in July or October 2019.

Funding Notes

For a full award, student receives funding for studentship for 3 years (which covers the tuitition fees and a stipend of approx £13,863 p.a).


Two academic referees

Related Subjects

How good is research at University of Surrey in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 83.14

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