15 PhD Fellowships in Computer Science at the University of Pisa

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15 PhD fellowships in Computer Science at the University of Pisa, covering three years: Nov 2020 – Oct 2023

15 PhD fellowships in Computer Science at the University of Pisa, covering three years: Nov 2020 – Oct 2023

Our PhD program is a joint collaboration between the University of Pisa and the Universities of Florence and Siena. Among the 15 fellowships: one is specifically devoted to researches on Cyber-security, one on the theme of Big Data, one on the theme “Human-Robot Interaction”, and one on “AI for edge-computing”. The other fellowships cover the general theme “Computer Science”, thus including Cloud/HPC, AI and Machine Learning, IoT and cyber-physical systems, Smart Communities and Social Networks, FinTech and Industry 4.0, BioInformatics and Smart Health, etc.. 

We also have 5 more positions without fellowships.

Fellowships are increased by 50% for periods of research visits abroad.  Extra funding is available to PhD students for their participation to international conferences, schools, workshops, and short research visits. The language of the PhD program is English.

The deadline for applications is 10 July 2020 (hr 13:00, Italian time), but students can obtain their Master Degree by 31st October 2020.

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 Since 1982, when it was established, our PhD in Computer Science aims to train researchers and innovators in Information Science and Technology, so our PhD students are involved since the beginning in research activities of our Faculties and research groups, they are invited to attend monographic courses and international PhD schools, as well as to spend study and research periods in academic and industrial research centers in Italy and abroad. Our PhD offers strong relationships for research projects, internships and job placements with prestigious ICT companies worldwide in the area of Big Data and Web, Cyber-security, Data Compression, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Smart Communities and Social Networks, FinTech and Industry 4.0, BioInformatics and Smart Health, etc. Special attention is in offering opportunities to internships in startups and innovative companies with an international visibility.

At the end of the PhD, our students will be able to contribute to the definition of new models and theories for computation and information processing; foundations, algorithms and SW/HW platforms for the organization, storage and analysis of (Big) data; new languages and tools to support emerging programming paradigms, such as the ones required or designed in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and Fog computing, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Networking, Programming paradigms and methodologies, etc..

For more information about the PhD program, please look at:  https://www.di.unipi.it/it/phd or contact Prof. Paolo Ferragina at paolo.ferragina@unipi.it .

         

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