Aalborg University, Denmark invites online Application for number of Fully Funded PhD Degree at various Departments. We are providing a list of Fully Funded PhD Programs available at Aalborg University, Denmark.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH IN INTEGRATION OF 5G AND NON-TERRESTRIAL NETWORKS FOR EXTENDING BROADBAND CONNECTIVITY IN RURAL AND REMOTE AREAS
Over the last years, the importance and need for broadband and high-speed connectivity has constantly increased. The COVID-19 pandemic has even accelerated this process towards a more connected society. But this holds mainly true for urban communities. In Europe, lack access still persists concerning, mainly, the most rural and remote areas. Those are the most challenging to address since they are the least commercially attractive.
Within this context, the PhD study will explore connectivity solutions aimed at bridging the digital divide, by providing robust, reliable, and secure broadband access for all in rural, agricultural, and remote areas, integrating Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN) with terrestrial 5G cellular networks and low-cost Internet of Things (IoT). In particular, the PhD work will focus on the design, developm
Deadline : 15/06/2022
(02) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: TWO PHD SCHOLARSHIPS IN HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION / HUMAN-CENTRED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (16-22002)
In this project, we will establish a thorough understanding of the needs of citizens in making sense of explanations on algorithmic-driven decisions and contribute a software platform that supports this aim. As such, the project leans heavily on interdisciplinarity, which is expected to be reflected in the profiles of the PhD students in the team. Concretely, we are interested in candidates with profiles ranging from (i) a user-centred focus, including experience in conducting user studies and analysing their results, (ii) a technical focus, including the development of interactive applications and possible experience with artificial intelligence more broadly.
Deadline : 01/06/2022
(03) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN CYBER SECURITY PRESERVING OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHMS (8-22018)
The PhD project aims to develop methods for detecting whether a cyber-attack takes place and pinpointing (isolating) the attack’s exact location. The anticipated approach leans upon fault detection techniques and safety verification methods known in control engineering.
In short, the idea is to use a physical model that predicts the expected evolution and compare it with the measurements. If a fault occurs, the discrepancy between the prediction and the actual situation is observed. The nominal distribution is compared with the distribution extracted from the measurements. The discrepancy between these two is a metric of how severe the attack is. We compute the probability of the attack and intend to use classification techniques known in machine learning to determine the software code under attack. We will use three types of information in the detection algorithm: sensor data, dynamical models (hydraulic, mechanical, electrical), and network traffic data. The detection algorithms will be implemented using a cyber-secure protocol, e.g., multiparty computation.
Deadline : 01/06/2022
(04) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: ONE OR MORE PHD STIPENDS IN ACOUSTIC SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR HEARING ASSISTIVE DEVICES (8-22017)
One or more fully funded PhD stipends are available in the Centre for Acoustic Signal Processing Research (CASPR). CASPR is anchored in the Section for Artificial Intelligence and Sound (AIS), Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University, Denmark.
CASPR performs research and education in advanced signal processing for hearing assistive devices including hearing aids, headphones, and headsets. http://caspr.es.aau.dk
The potential topics of the PhD stipends are:
- Self supervised learning for signal processing in hearing assistive devices such as speech enhancement, acoustic scene analysis, etc.
- Energy reduced DNNs using Bayesian learning and approximate computing such as finite precision arithmetic, deterministic and stochastic computing, etc.
- Multimodal signal processing for hearing assistive devices such as users EEG, eye-gaze as well as audio-visual inputs, etc.
- Advanced speech enhancement including voice conversion, person conditioned DNN, binaural enhancement, etc.
(05) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN SELF-SUPERVISED LEARNING FOR DECODING OF COMPLEX SIGNALS (8-22010)
This PhD stipend is funded by the Pioneer Centre for Artificial Intelligence’s collaboratory, Signals and Decoding. The Pioneer Centre for AI is located at the University of Copenhagen, with partners at Aarhus University, Aalborg University, The Technical University of Denmark, and the IT University of Copenhagen. There will be a cohort of PhD students starting during the fall of 2022 across the partner universities. PhD students at the Pioneer Centre for AI will have extraordinary access computing resources, to international researchers across many disciplines within computer sciences and other academic areas, as well as courses and events at the centre, and meaningful collaboration with industry, the public sector, and the start-up ecosystem. Centre website: Aicentre.dk.
Deadline : 15/05/2022
(06) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN BIOFUELS PRODUCTION FROM WASTE BIOMASS (14-22016)
The PhD project will include optimization of the fermentation process through cultivation techniques and genetic engineering by heterologous expression of carbohydrate active enzymes. Furthermore, the project will include chemical characterization (HPLC, GC-MS, ICP-MS, Dumas Flash, ect.) of the biomass feedstocks and process streams. The biomass will be converted using physio-chemical pre-treatment followed by enzymatic hydrolysis of the biomass to yield fermentable sugars. Two different microbial systems using fungus and larvae will be explored to convert the biomass sugars lipids and then biofuels.
Deadline : 04/05/2022
(07) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN EXPERIMENTAL CARBON CAPTURE AND UTILIZATION AND ENERGY SYSTEM INTEGRATION (14-22015)
The Danish government has set an ambitious target of 70 % reduction in GHG emissions in Denmark by 2030, and net-zero emissions by 2050 compared to 1990 emission levels. To achieve these targets, limiting CO2 emissions from fossil fuels combustion is not sufficient by itself. While carbon capture and storage (CCS) is seen as the foundation to reach short term targets (in 2025 and 2030), carbon capture and utilization (CCU) together with P2X technologies are considered the key players to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 and negative emissions on the longer term. In a near future, captured CO2 will represent a carbon supply to the society and will be used as raw material to produce green fuels, chemicals, and materials such as plastics and fertilizers. A successful deployment of carbon capture and P2X technologies requires an integrated systemic approach, where integration with the existing energy infrastructure is pivotal.
Deadline : 02/05/2022
(08) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN PBL AND EMPLOYABILITY IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION (20-22011)
The project is expected to contribute to the field of engineering education research with regards to firstly new conceptual understanding of engineering employability for undergraduate education in a post-pandemic era, and secondly empirical evidence of how engineering knowledge and professional skills/competences are progressively developed through ecological curricula arrangements, meaningful pedagogical support, and consistent assessment in PBL. The prospective project shall also provide insights on how current engineering programs may improve to provide a competent and sustainable connections to engineering profession.The PhD project is part of the UCPBL and is funded by internal strategic funding.
Deadline : 01/05/2022
(09) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN DIGITALISATION OF PBL (20-22014)
This PhD project will investigate how engineering schools are moving from emergency remote instruction to digital native forms of PBL. It will explore trends such as asynchronous, personalised and fine-grained learning experiences, and their impact upon organisational structure and culture for both students and teachers. It will investigate how the affordances of digital native delivery, such as embedded learning analytics, allow for new capabilities in the support and management of the engineering student cohort.
Deadline : 01/05/2022
(10) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD SCHOLARSHIP WITHIN THE RESEARCH PROJECT EDUCATING NEWCOMERS TO THE WELFARE STATE (2022-224-04524)
The overall aim of the PhD-project is to study the organisational history of asylum reception since the early 1980s based on archival research and oral history interviews. Specifically, the PhD-project should explore the establishment and development of educational practices within asylum reception and the broader influence of these practices on central policy by means of advanced qualitative methods.
Deadline : 22/04/2022
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(11) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PHD STIPEND IN CYBERSECURITY IN IOT-EDGE SYSTEMS (8-21091G)
We seek a PhD in Cybersecurity for IoT at hardware level in IoTalentum infrastructure. The objective of the position is to advance the research in the area of IoT acceleration at the edge, with focus on AI operations and consideration about privacy and security issues. In this aspect, the PhD must identify and analyse security challenges at the hardware level in IoTalentum ecosystem providing an in-depth technical analysis of different available and upcoming hardware security technologies, such as secure boot and ARM TrustZone®, relevant for IoT devices and applications. Based on these, to develop a secure IoT-Edge acceleration architecture that encompasses the devices and the network infrastructure elements.
Deadline : 19/04/2022
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Aalborg University (AAU) is a Danish public university with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen founded in 1974. The university awards bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and PhD degrees in a wide variety of subjects within humanities, social sciences, information technology, design, engineering, exact sciences, and medicine.
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