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Internet Of Things PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for UK Students in the UK

We have 28 Internet Of Things PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for UK Students in the UK

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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OneApp: PhD Scholarship for the Development of an energy-systems control app

The PhD to start as soon as practically possible. A fully funded PhD opportunity is available at the award-winning Energy House Labs, in the School of Science, Engineering and Environments, at the University of Salford. Read more

Micro-LED transceivers for AI-enabled Digital High-Value Manufacturing

Duration. 3.5yrs. Description. The University of Strathclyde is pleased to be able to offer a highly cross-disciplinary applied-physics project on the development and systems integration of micro-light-emitting-diodes (micro-LEDs) for digital manufacturing. Read more

Using digital twins to optimise activity recognition within smart environments

  Research Group: Computing
Advances in computational power, high speed communications, artificial intelligence (AI) and low cost sensing devices are providing us with the tools and platforms that we require to assist in making a step change across a wide range of IoT application domains. Read more

School of Computer Science PhD Studentships

The School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews is offering a number of PhD studentships for 3.5 years of study in our doctoral programme. Read more

Environment Modelling: Leveraging Air Quality for Sustainable Cities

  Research Group: Computing
How do you know if your health is being harmed by pollution?. Ambient air pollution is the world’s leading environmental health risk and a pervasive threat to urban healthy living (Brook, Newby and Rajagopalan, 2017; Wells et al., 2018; Edwards et al., 2022). Read more

AI-Driven Approaches to Enhance Human Activity Recognition

  Research Group: Computing
Interested in pushing the boundaries of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning to understand human activities through sensor data? We invite you to apply for this funded PhD position, where you'll play a vital role in advancing the state-of-the-art in sensor-based Human Activity Recognition (HAR). Read more

Internet of Things (IoT) based monitoring of changing environmental conditions and their effects on soil, water and air quality

  Research Group: School of Civil Engineering
This PhD would investigate how meteorological and environmental conditions (e.g. heavy rainfall, windstorms, humidity, extreme temperatures, water level etc.) affect the soil, water and air quality. Read more

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