[CITASA] 6 PhD positions - Erasmus Mundus Doctorate in Interactive and Cognitive Environments (ICE)
EMJD ICE PhD
icephd at dibe.unige.it
Fri Dec 27 06:03:57 EST 2013
*6 PhD positions - Erasmus Mundus Doctorate in Interactive and Cognitive
Research areas of interest:
Assistive technologies: Human-Computer Interaction, Pervasive
Computing, Multimedia systems & simulation environments;
Network-embedded systems: Pervasive Computing, Distributed Mobile
systems, Multimedia Networks;
People-inspired technologies: Human Computer Interaction, Artificial
Intelligence and Cognitive Systems, Data Mining;
Design for social interaction: Adaptive systems, Autonomous systems,
Multi-sensor surveillance: Cognitive Data Fusion, Machine Learning,
Digital Signal Processing.
*The Erasmus Mundus Joint/Double Doctorate in Interactive and Cognitive
Environments*(*EMJD ICE*) fourth *Call for Application *is now open,
*with expected deadline in January 13, 2013*, offering _*6 granted PhD
The programme give the PhD candidates the opportunity to enjoy the
meaningful experience of an *education programme*in the field of
*research related to computer science, electronic and telecommunication
engineering, and industrial design*.
The attraction of the ICE doctorate is mainly referable to the chance,
guaranteed to any wishful applicant interested in the programme, to
acquire and to formalize the *knowledge in specific advanced domains*,
achieved through the active participation in lectures and seminars;
furthermore, they are constantly stimulated to be in strict touch with
*leading research groups*that have proven experiences in research
activities in basic disciplines necessary for the PhD course *in the
five partner universities involved in the project (Università degli
Studi di Genova/UniGe -- Technische Universiteit Eindhoven/TU/e -- Queen
Mary University of London/QMUL -- Universitat Politècnica de
Catalunya/UPC -- Technische Universitet Klagenfurt/UNIKLU*). And "last
but not least", the ICE programme involves *actual industry/academy
joint research activities on projects in cooperation with leading ICT
companies*, typically under international institutional umbrellas, such
as the European Research Frameworks. *26 partners worldwide*, coming
both from the industrial and the academic sector, *have already
expressed their support to EMJD ICE demonstrating the international
relevance of the course*.
The selected candidates will be in receipt of a *scholarship of €2,800
as gross monthly salary*for living expenses financed by the EACEA
(European Community) through the ICE Consortium; additionally, Cat. A
students will receive *€7,500 for travel expenses*.
The selected candidates will be provided a *structured mobility
scheme*that foresees a stay in two of the five partner universities. In
this frame, they will be also offered to participate actively in some
noteworthy events, such as the *yearly ICE Summer School*that is held,
year by year on a rotating basis, in one of the hosting institutions.
Aspecific provision of trainingfocused on the acquisitionof*targeted
skills*is guaranteed by the programme. A key role is played by the
*project supervisors*(two at least are assigned in both the hosting
institutions), since they take care of the study progress of the PhD
candidates and help them to improve their research capabilities.
The medium of instruction is English; nevertheless, the PhD studentswill
be offered*language courses*that will allowthem to improve theirability
to interact withvarious subjectsin the most commonsituationsof everyday
life. At the same time, the candidates will be provided *assistance**in
legal and administrative procedures*.
It can be surely told that the ICE programme mainly aims at *enforcing
the PhD candidates' intellectual and academic**capability*, on one hand,
and at *promoting*, on the other, *a tangible integration in the
society*through *ad-hoc courses*and *university staff support*.
Visit *our official website at**http://www.icephd.org*in order to be
fully informed about the selection and admission procedures!
...we are looking for you....
The ICE Coordinating Team
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