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).
For more information, click here.
Alex and Davide Present at IET WSS 201219th June 2012
Today Alex and Davide presented their research at the IET conference on Wireless Sensing Systems (WSS). Alex's presentation was recorded, and his slides and a video of the presentation can be watched on the IET website by clicking here.
Alex's paper was on the topic of "Adaptive Sampling in Context-Aware Systems: A Machine Learning Approach", and is a method he is researching to attempt to maximise the usefullness of images captured by the DejaView system, while minimising energy consumptio... [more]
Davide's Hunt for Cicadas in Slovenia20th June 2012
The New Forest Cicada is an insect native to the UK in great danger of becoming extinct. Several entomologists have searched for it in the past few years, but no sighting has been confirmed for over a decade. However, the area where the cicada could be found is vast, extending to the entire New Forest. This cicada makes a high-pitched call that is difficult for humans to hear.
Davide's research is investigating whether pervasive sensing technology can leverage the smartphones of visitors to t... [more]