Postgraduate Scholarships in Wireless Networking and Intelligent Transport Systems
Two full-time postgraduate scholarships funded by National ICT Australia (Data 61) is available for suitably qualified candidates with a good honours degree or equivalent in engineering to undertake research studies leading to PhD in wireless networking or intelligent transport systems at the University of Technology Sydney.
The successful candidates will be supervised by Prof Guoqiang Mao, Director of Centre for Real-time Information Networks, the University of Technology Sydney and conduct research in one of the following topic areas:
* Next generation mobile communication systems
* Urban sensing
* Intelligent transport systems
* Vehicular networks
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants should have solid mathematical, telecommunications, electrical or civil engineering (transportation) background, and a particular interest in applying sophisticated mathematical skills to study complex real-world problems in telecommunications and transportation. The scholarship is only for PhD candidates. Successful applicants should meet the admission requirements for PhD and are expected to start their enrolment at the University of Technology Sydney in Semester 1, 2017 or Semester 2, 2016. Preference may be given to candidates who can start early.
AMOUNT AWARDED: The scholarship is valued at A$26,288 per annum (tax exempt) and may be awarded for three years with a possible extension of six months, subject to satisfactory progress. Successful applicants from overseas may also be awarded a tuition fee waiver scholarship.
APPLICATION GUIDE: Further information can be obtained from Professor Guoqiang Mao, Director of Centre for Real-time Information Networks, University of Technology Sydney (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications should be sent directly to Prof Mao at the above address and should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, a research proposal in the above mentioned areas, and the names and contact details of at least two referees. For overseas students, English test results, e.g. IELTS or TOFEL, should be included.
Applicants should get familiar with the procedure to apply for PhD admission at UTS: http://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/future-researchers/applying-uts/how-apply/international-students
CLOSING DATE: Applications can be submitted at any time and will be assessed on a first-come-first-serve basis until the positions are filled. No application will be accepted after July 15, 2016.