Up to 6 fully funded PhD studentships available in the Department of Electronics at the University of York for October 2016
The Department of Electronics at the University of York undertakes world-leading research in a number of areas of electronic and computer engineering. The most recent Research Excellence Framework results judged that 87% of our research was World Leading or Internationally Excellent. Following appointments and funding initiatives the Department has available up to 6 fully funded PhD studentships starting in the 2016/17 academic year. The studentships will cover the tuition fee at the home/EU rate (Â£4,165 in 2016/17) and a stipend at the standard research council rate for a period of 3 years (Â£14,057 in 2015/16).
These studentships will be focused in the following areas:
- Evolutionary optimization of streaming applications on many-core systems
- Hybrid bioelectronic devices
- Improvements in 3-D audio height reproduction over loudspeakers using motion tracked transaural methods
- Intelligent medium access control for underwater acoustic communication networks
- Self-assembly for microrobot manufacturing
To be considered, applicants should hold (or expect to be awarded) at least an upper second class honours degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Molecular Biology or Surface Chemistry or a related subject.
For further details on these studentships and how to apply, please visit the Department of Electronics website at:
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 18 March 2016