Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in Artificial Intelligence and Optimization of Satellite Communications
Valid from 03 / 01 / 2022 to 07 / 03 / 2022)
Language : English (UK)
Country : Luxembourg
Organisation Interdisciplinary Centre of Security, Reliability and Trust
Job Number : UOL04647
Contract Fixed Term Contract
Type : Duration 36 Month
Work Hours Hours per Week
Expected 01 / 06 / 2022
Start Date : About the SnT
About the SnT
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from highly motivated PhD candidates in the general area of
wireless communication and network optimization 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. For further information, you may
refer to / >
The SIGCOM research group is headed by Prof. Symeon Chatzinotas and Prof. Björn Ottersten. The team focuses on signal processing for satellite / wireless
communications / networking and radar applications. The research on communications focuses on the formulation, modelling, design, and analysis of future
communication networks (beyond 5G) that are capable of supporting new services in a cost efficient manner. In the B5G domain, SIGCOM addresses large
antenna systems, multiuser MIMO systems, Non orthogonal Multiple Access, radio resource management, mmWave beamforming, physical layer security, full
duplex systems, wireless power transfer, software defined networking and network automation. In the satellite domain, SIGCOM addresses transceiver
design, onboard processing, active antennas, multi-beam processing, optical communications, localization, spectrum monitoring and network performance
optimization. The analysis is based on traditional statistical and optimization methods, as well as learning-assisted approaches for offline training and
operational system monitoring / control. The communication activities are supported by CommLab, which exploits Software Defined Radios for fast prototyping
and demonstration. For further information, you may refer to / >
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
The PhD position is related to a new national project entitled SmartSpace (collaboration with SES (communications, with a focus on (i) large scale time-consuming optimization problems, (ii) estimation of unknown or inaccurate models / variables, (iii)
proactively react to congestion scenarios. The activity is led by Dr. Eva Lagunas.
The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks :
Qualification : The candidate should possess a Master degree.
Experience : The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and experience in a number of the following topics :
Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
some of the brightest ICT researchers, giving you solid guidance
or help make autonomous vehicles even better
45 industry partners
activities and more
But wait, there’s more!
Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and
The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR (full time)
Applications should be submitted online and include :
date) of graduation. Include the title and short summary of your final (Bachelor / Master) Thesis if you did one.
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to
gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
About the University of Luxembourg
University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was
founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary
centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial
Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data
Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its
international outlook, #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.
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