Friday, May 17, 2019

[DMANET] 18 Ph.D. positions available at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication of the University of Milano - Bicocca

The Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication (DISCo) of the
University of Milano – Bicocca (*
<>*) has opened 18 Ph.D.
positions covering the following areas:


Foundations of Computer Science, Computational Life Sciences and
Bioinformatics, including security, formal methods, computational modeling,
theory, simulation;

Software Engineering and Architecture, including software testing and
analysis, software evolution, reverse engineering, multimodal
architectures, cloud and mobile computing;

Web and Information Systems, including big data and data science,
information retrieval, human-computer interaction, distributed information
systems, and semantic information systems;

Intelligent Sensing, including robotics, internet of things, autonomous
driving, real-time systems, computer vision, and signal processing;

Artificial Intelligence and Decision Systems, including machine
learning, data analytics, optimization techniques, complex systems, and
Bayesian methods.

The program grants a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and lasts three
years. The official language of the Ph.D. program is English. Fellowships
are increased by 50% for periods of research visits abroad. Extra funding
is available to Ph.D. students for their participation to conferences,
schools, workshops, and short research visits.

The department includes more than 50 faculty members and almost the same
number of post-docs and Ph.D. students. The department is very active in
both basic and applied research, this is why several of the Ph.D. positions
are available in the context of European and National projects, as well as
in the context of industrial projects. The detailed set of positions
available this year and instructions for the application can be found
at *
<>*. The deadline
for the applications is June 13th, 2019 (12.00pm). Eligible candidates must
obtain their Master's degree by October 2019. The University of Milano -
Bicocca offers to its Ph.D. students affordable and close to the Campus

The selected students will work in an exciting international environment
and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a
dynamic and growing department. The learning path offered to students
includes both a series of specialized courses that deal with advanced
topics in the different fields of Computer Science and a series of
interdisciplinary courses that deal with language and communication skills,
research management, funding systems, intellectual property and related

Milano is a wonderful and lively city, able to combine the traditional
Italian life style with a superb economical environment, and with the
dynamism of modern European cities. Indeed it is an ideal place for young
students interested in creating their career in academia or industry.

For more information about the program or the positions, please contact the
director of the Ph.D. program prof. Leonardo Mariani
<>*) or the deputy director prof. Gianluca Della
Vedova (* <>*).

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