We are seeking one PhD student with a strong background and interest in
Mathematics, Optimization, Machine Learning, and Wireless Networks. The
following research directions will be investigated:
Artificial Intelligence for wireless networking.
The PhD project is sponsored by the research project SSF AICOM – Artificial
Intelligence for Wireless Communications, a recent major research project that
involves leading Swedish universities and scholars. The PhD project will
consider Internet of things, smart cars or smart homes, augmented and virtual
reality and the metaverse as application domains.
Third-cycle subject: Computer Science
Supervision: Professor Carlo Fischione and Professor Gabor Fodor
What we offer
The possibility to study in a dynamic and international research
environment in collaboration with industries and prominent universities
from all over the world.Read more
A workplace with many employee benefits and monthly salary according to
KTH's Doctoral student salary agreement.
A postgraduate education at an institution that is active and supportive
in matters pertaining to working conditions, gender equality and diversity
as well as study environment.
Work and study in Stockholm, close to nature and the water.
Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH.
To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher
Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance
with either of the following:
passed a second cycle degree (for example a master's degree), or
completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of
which at least 60 second-cycle higher education credits, or
acquired, in some other way within or outside the country, substantially
In addition to the above, there is also a mandatory requirement for English
equivalent to English B/6, read more here
In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented
and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be
assessed upon their ability to:
independently pursue his or her work
collaborate with others,
have a professional approach and
analyse and work with complex issues.
show previous exposure to optimization theory or machine learning
fundamentals, and wireless communications. The exposure has to be
documented by courses at least at master level; candidates without such
previous exposure will not be considered.
The candidates are expected to hold or to shortly receive an MSc degree in
Mathematics, Engineering Physics, Electrical engineering, Computer Science or
similar fields. The candidates should have excellent grades (especially on
the theoretical subjects such as optimization theory or statistical signal
processing or machine learning), very good skills in oral and written
communication, and well developed analytical and problem-solving skills. The
candidates must be strongly interested into applied mathematical research
(machine learning, optimization theory) for future wireless networks.
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on
Target degree: Doctoral degree
Information regarding admission and employment
Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral
student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what
corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ' time. An employed
doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain
tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a
doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be
renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.
Contact information KTH's website.
Doctoral section (Students' union on KTH Royal Institute of
Contact information section's website.
Apply for the position and admission through KTH's recruitment system. It is
the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the application is complete in
accordance with the instructions in the advertisement.
Applications must be received at the last closing date at midnight, CET/CEST
(Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).
Applications must include:
CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
Application letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue
research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they
relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
Copies of diplomas and grades from previous university studies and
certificates of fulfilled language requirements (see above).
Translations into English or Swedish if the original document is not
issued in one of these languages.Copies of originals must be certified.
Representative publications or technical reports. For longer documents,
please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.
Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a
question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.
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