Faculty of Engineering
Applications are invited for fully funded PhD studentships on fundamental and applied aspects of communication system analysis and design, to begin in September 2013.
The present research programme follows a long and successful collaboration between the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd., Telecommunications Research Laboratory. The successful candidates will focus on one of the following research topics:
- Highly efficient power amplifiers for future wireless broadcast/cellular systems;
- Cloud computing as observed from the perspective of evolutionary networks;
- Connectivity and capacity properties of confined wireless networks;
- Advanced network coding/decoding for machine-to-machine wireless networks.
Funding This scholarship is open to UK/EU applicants and covers full UK/EU PhD tuition fees, a tax-free stipend of Â£15,000 p.a., bench fees, travel funds and IT equipment provided by our industrial partner Toshiba for duration of 3.5 years.
Candidate requirements Minimum of 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in electrical and electronic engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics from a reputable institution
Given the broad nature of this call, candidates from many backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Â In general, however, successful candidates will hold first-class degrees in electrical and electronic engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics from a reputable institution.
If the studentship is funded by an EPSRC CASE Award, candidates are required to meet the general rules for eligibility set by EPSRC.
Scholarship Details The studentships will be sponsored by the Toshiba Research Europe Ltd., Telecommunications Research Laboratory.
Studentship covers full UK/EU PhD tuition fees, a tax-free stipend of Â£15,000 p.a., bench fees, travel funds and IT equipment provided by our industrial partner Toshiba.Â
Informal enquiries If you wish to discuss any details of the project informally, please contact Professor Andrew Nix, Head of Department, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1UB, UK, Email: [email protected].
Please include âRef: PhD Toshibaâ in the subject line.
For general enquiries, please email [email protected]
To apply for this studentship submit a PhD application using our online application system
Applicants should include a letter of motivation as well as a full CV.Â Â
Please select âElectrical and Electronic Engineering (PhD) in the Programme Choice section of the form and ensure that in the Funding section you tick âI would like to be considered for a funding award from the Departmentâ and specify the title of the scholarship in the âotherâ box below. Please also enter details of the studentship, when prompted, in the Research Details section.