About the SnT
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from highly motivated PhD candidates in the general area of dynamic spectrum management in wireless networks within its SIGCOM research group.
SnT carries out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.
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The SIGCOM research group, headed by Prof. Björn Ottersten and Prof. Symeon Chatzinotas, carries out research activities in the areas of signal processing for wireless communication systems including satellite communications and radar systems, and is rapidly expanding its research areas to various enabling technologies for beyond 5G / 6G wireless networks including the next generation of satellite communication systems.
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We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!
This is a fully funded position for 3 years (extendable to an additional 4th year) within a large, national research project (INSTRUCT - IN tegrated S atellite- T e R restrial Systems for U biquitous Beyond 5G C ommunica T ions).
The project is run in close cooperation with our industrial partner SES (). Therefore, the objectives of the PhD project are defined in accordance to the project directions, and also aligned with the research interest of SES towards their next-generation of satellite systems.
More precisely, the PhD project aims at investigating hybrid satellite-terrestrial techniques / architectures to provide resource-efficient and reliable connectivity to the massive number of resource-constrained and heterogeneous Internet of Things (IoT) / Machine Type Communications MTC) devices.
The successful candidate will work with an academic supervisor from the University of Luxembourg and with an industrial supervisor from SES, and join a strong and motivated research team lead by Prof.
Björn Ottersten and Prof. Symeon Chatzinotas. The candidate is also expected to spend 25% of his / her time at the SES headquarters in Betzdorf, Luxembourg.
The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks :
Qualification : The candidate should possess an , signal processing, satellite communications or a closely related field in Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The candidate should have some knowledge and experience in some of the following topics :
and be familiar with the principles of :
Programming skills : MATLAB, Python or C++.
Language Skills : Fluentwritten and verbal communication skills in English are required.
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
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Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.
Applications should be submitted online and include :
Include the title and short summary of your final (Bachelor / Master) Thesis if you did oneList of publications (if any)Name, affiliation and contact details of three referees
All qualified individuals are encouraged