5 Ph.D. Positions. Beyond-5G Systems (Germany) Deadline: Sept. 20, 2019

TU Darmstadt

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November 1, 2019


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Program Details

The Secure Mobile Networking Lab at the Department of Computer Science of the Technische Universität Darmstadt is looking for several excellent, motivated, and self-driven students to conduct research in the field of Beyond-5G Millimeter wave (mmWave) communication. The candidates will join the wireless communication group in SEEMOO lab headed by Prof.Dr. Matthias Hollick.

Description of the available topics:

  • Physical/MAC layer security in mmWave networks
  • mmWave for V2X communication
  • Resilient mmWave communication for industry 4.0
  • Joint communication and sensing for Beyond 5G networks

As the project broadly focuses on Beyond-5G mmWave cellular networks, the candidates are expected to possess at least one of the following expertise in the context of wireless communications:

  • Physical layer security
  • Applied machine learning techniques
  • Physical layer multicast
  • SDR-based wireless prototyping
  • Joint communication, sensing, and localization

Eligibility/ Requirements

Excellent track record in Master/Bachelor degree from a top university with:

  • Strong analytical and implementation skills
  • Strong programming skills (C, C++, MATLAB, Python, etc)
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Experience with software defined radio is a plus

Application Process

Only the highly qualified individuals meeting the above-mentioned requirement is encouraged to apply for the corresponding position.  Please provide the following in one PDF file:

  • A cover letter in which you explicitly state your topic of interest, the research plan, and why do you find yourself a suitable candidate for this topic (max. 800 words).
  • Resume/CV showing the applicant’s educational and research background, professional skills, a list of publications, and the name of two references
  • Transcripts for Bachelor and Master degrees

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