PhD position in wireless information and power transfer

Country: Belgium;

City:

Vacancy added: 19.02.2016

Employer: Université catholique de Louvain

Vacancy type: PhD position;

For whom: For researchers;

Resumes due: 01.04.2016

 

The Institute for Information and Communications Technology, Electronics and Applied Mathematics of the University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, invites applications for a position at doctoral level, in the framework of a project funded by the Belgian NSF (FRS-FNRS).

The project is managed by the DIGICOM research group, which is carrying out research in wireless and wired communications, localization and radar systems.

The successful candidate will join a strong research team lead by L. Vandendorpe and carry out research towards a PhD degree.

The topic is SWIPT: simultaneous wireless information and power transfer.

The project specifically focuses on resource allocation problems in SWIPT networks, both in centralized and decentralized scenarios.

The duties of a PhD student are: (i) to carry out research in the area of the project; (ii) to disseminate the research results by means of publications and seminar presentations; (iii) to contribute to the group life and networking activities.

More information can be obtained from L. Vandendorpe (luc.vandendorpe@uclouvain.be).

Candidates should hold an MSc degree in electrical engineering, applied mathematics or related areas.

Candidates should have experience or background in the following areas:

  • signal processing for wireless communications
  • wireless power transfer
  • radio resource management

as well as with the following theoretical frameworks:

  • optimization theory and methods
  • game theory
  • statistical signal processing.

Good written/oral communication skills in English, and ability to work in a collaborative team, are mandatory.

The position is available starting October 1, 2016, for a period of 1 year extendable to 4 years.
Both the ICTEAM institute and the DIGICOM group are exciting environments. The city of Louvain-la-Neuve, unique in Belgium, and truly international, offers very high quality working and living conditions.

Applications can be sent to L. Vandendorpe (luc.vandendorpe@uclouvain.be) and should include:

  • full CV, list of publications
  • name of three referees
  • transcripts of all modules and results from university-level courses
  • motivation letter (maximum one page).

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2016.

The project specifically focuses on resource allocation problems in SWIPT networks, both in centralized and decentralized scenarios.

The duties of a PhD student are: (i) to carry out research in the area of the project; (ii) to disseminate the research results by means of publications and seminar presentations; (iii) to contribute to the group life and networking activities

 
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