Pre-doc Assistant Position

There will be soon an open position for a pre-doc assistant at the University of Klagenfurt.

  • Open/close data for application 6/10/21-27/10/21
  • Start date mid November 2021
  • 4 years contract

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD in a lively and international environment, and you have the ambition to contribute to science, you are quite welcome to contact me.

We address interdisciplinary research questions in several application domains: 6G networks, smart grids, IoT, electro mobility, and aerial robotics.
For this post, research will be in one of the following domains (depending on the successful applicant’s background and interest):
A) Machine learning for information theory and communications beyond 5G
  • Channel learning and modeling
  • Neural information estimation
  • Coding, decoding and autolearning
  • Reinforcement learning for resource allocation
  • Neural radio localization

B)  Intelligent reflecting surfaces

  • Technology modeling and design
  • Metamaterials and controllable electronics
  • System level modeling and control
  • EM information theory and performance analysis
  • Prototyping, measurements and applications

C) Drones for communications and communications for drones

  • Drone-to-drone and drone-to-ground channel modeling
  • Control and navigation in multi drones assisted networks
  • Media access mechanisms and resource allocation
  • Path planning
  • Drone assisted radio localization

D) Signal and data processing for energy grids

  • Smart grid and transactive energy modeling/optimization
  • Grid diagnostics for predictive maintenance
  • Power line communications

The successful candidate shall have:

  • A master degree in electrical or computer engineering with high marks.
  • Solid background in mathematics for engineering, statistical signal processing and communication theory.
  • Proved background, depending on the specific research area above, in machine learning, or EM fields theory and RF electronics, or control theory.
  • High analytic skills.
  • Desire to engage in teaching activities.
  • High communication and writing skills in English.
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