ARM-ECS iCase PhD Studentship1st October 2014
The ARM-ECS Research Centre at the University of Southampton is offering a 3.5 year fully-funded PhD Studentship. The PhD student will be based in ARM, Cambridge, and supervised by researchers at both ARM and the University of Southampton. Interested candidates must be available to start their studies no later than 01 October 2015. Applications must be received by the end of June 2015; however, you are encouraged to apply early, as we will award the scholarship as soon as a suitable candidate has been found).
Southampton's ARM-ECS Research Centre
Candidates with an excellent qualification in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics or a related discipline are encouraged to apply. You are encouraged in the first instance to send me your CV and a short (1-page max) description of your academic achievements, expertise and interests in the design and engineering of embedded systems. The proposed topic is Modelling and Design of Energy-Efficient Consumer and Enterprise Systems, but candidates who are intelligent, enthusiastic and have an interest in embedded systems are encouraged to apply.
The 3.5yr studentship offered include tuitions fees (UK and EU students) and provides an annual tax-free stipend of at least £17000 pa to cover living costs (EU students may be eligible, see the eligibility rules).
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Invited Talk at ACROSS Workshop 20132nd October 2013
I have been invited to give a talk at the 1st ACROSS Workshop on Cooperative Networked Embedded Systems, in Zagreb. The workshop, which will take place in November 2013, is funded by the EU FP7 Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS) project. My talk, titled "From sensors to networks: harvesting and utilising environmental energy", will discuss the role of energy harvesting in sensor nodes and sensor networks.
Abstract: With new computing paradigms on the horiz... [more]
Awarded Prestigious Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award25th July 2011
I was recently awarded a Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award for my work on incorporating online learning into ELEC1032: Engineering Challenges. This module is delivered to all first-year Electronic, Electrical and Electromechanical undergraduates in ECS (in 2010/11, 139 students). It is primarily skills-based and, in previous years, disengagement has been witnessed as the semester progresses. This year, I introduced the delivery of lecture material online with an aim to improve the learning experi... [more]