Wednesday, January 21, 2015

[DMANET] Helsinki ICT network: 20 doctoral student positions

The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and
Communications Technology (HICT) is a joint initiative by Aalto
University and the University of Helsinki, the two leading universities
within this area in Finland. The network involves at present 55
professors and over 200 doctoral students, and the participating units
graduate altogether more than 40 new doctors each year.

The activities of HICT are structured along six research area specific
- Algorithms and machine learning
- Creative technologies
- Life science informatics
- Networks, networked systems and services
- Software and service engineering and systems
- User centered information technology

The participating units of HICT have currently 20 fully funded positions
available for exceptional doctoral students. In this call you can either
apply to a research group in general, or/and to a specific research
project. The group descriptions can be found through the list of HICT
supervisors at "", and the call-specific
projects are:

1. EMERGENT (Excellent Mobile Experience through Flexible Access), Prof.
Heikki Hämmäinen
2. RIFE (architectuRe for an Internet For Everybody, EU project), Prof.
Heikki Hämmäinen
3. Interaction Design, creative developer in Ubiquitous Computing for
the Home, Prof. Giulio Jacucci
4. Advanced constraint solver technology for intelligent systems, Docent
Tomi Janhunen and Docent Tommi Junttila
5. Constraint Reasoning and Optimization, Docent Matti Järvisalo
6. Finnish Center of Excellence in Computational Inference Research,
COIN, Prof. Samuel Kaski, Prof. Petri Myllymäki, Docent Tomi Janhunen
7. Algorithms and complexity for self-assembly and self-organisation,
Prof. Pekka Orponen
8. Computational User Interface Design, Prof. Antti Oulasvirta
9. Adaptive mobile multimedia systems, Prof. Antti Ylä-Jääski
10. Mobile crowdsensing and cloud computing, Prof. Antti Ylä-Jääski
11. Protocols for bacterial nanonetworks, Prof. Antti Ylä-Jääski

For more information on the projects, go to
"". The call closes on February 15, 2015 at
23:59. For more information and application instructions, see
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