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Development, evaluation and comparison of algorithms for LiDAR and Radar automotive sensing in bad weather

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  • Full or part time
    Prof A M Wallace
    Prof G Buller
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round

Project Description

We will consider students with a good undergraduate or postgraduate background in Electrical or Software Engineering, or Physics, although an ability to develop, implement and evaluate algorithms and conduct experiments is essential.

Heriot-Watt’s Institutes of Signals, Sensors and Systems, and Photonics and Quantum Sciences offer a thriving environment for PhD research, with over 100 active academics and researchers in each institute. Heriot-Watt is based in a modern environment on the outskirts of Edinburgh, with excellent transport links to the centre of one of Europe’s most exciting cities. For further information about our many and varied research programmes please refer to

Further Information
For further information about the JLR/EPSRC initiative and the project portfolio, see

For informal enquires about the position, please contact [email protected] in the first instance.

Funding Notes

All tuition fees are paid and we offer an enhanced stipend for 3.5 years.


Please supply academic transcripts and 2 reference letters or 2 reference contact names. If applying for this position online, please ensure that you provide a reference to this position.

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