Friday, May 22, 2009

PhD Studentship Signal Processing and Communications

PhD studentship available with the Digital Signal Processing and Communications group at ECIT, Queen’s University Belfast, UK to work on the EU funded project CROWN, please see Specifically, we are looking a PhD student to work on one of the following topics.

1) Signal processing and information-theoretic study of Cognitive radio

2) Application of random matrix theory to signal processing and communications

3) Signal processing and information-theoretic study of cooperative communications

This project demands that the research student already possesses exceptional knowledge in advanced signal processing and communication together with very high mathematical ability and programming skills. In particular the PhD student needs to have prior knowledge in applied mathematics, multivariate statistical analysis, information theory and should be familiar with various wireless communication techniques.

The awards cover approved fees and a tax-free maintenance allowance of £13,290 per annum and are available to UK, EU and overseas citizens. Applicants interested in applying for the above studentship please contact Dr Tharm Ratnarajah at and should apply electronically through the Queen’s online application portal at as soon as possible.

The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 25th May 2009.

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