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Wireless Sensor Networks for Localisation in Indoor and Outdoor Environments

   Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

About the Project

The aim of this project is to develop scalable and efficient techniques and algorithms for localisation in different environments, based on data in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). The problem of localisation (finding the coordinates) of a moving object has been intensively studied during the last decades. This problem arises in many applications: e-Health monitoring, surveillance, rescuing operations, to name a few. WSNs are prone to sensor failures, lack of line-of-sight and other obscurations. The project will focus on different methods for localisation that can provide efficient solutions both indoor and outdoor and are able to overcome some of the challenges that existing methods face.

Funding Notes

This is a self-funded research project.
We require applicants to have either an undergraduate honours degree (1st) or MSc (Merit or Distinction) in a relevant science or engineering subject from a reputable institution.
Prospective candidates for this project should have an MSc, MMath or MEng in mathematics, statistics, physics, aerospace engineering, signal processing, electrical engineering or a related subject.
Full details of how to apply can be found at the following link:
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Applicants can apply for a Scholarship from the University of Sheffield but should note that competition for these Scholarships is highly competitive: View Website

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