Funded PhD Opportunity PhD opportunity in Artificial Intelligence
Subject: Computer Science and Informatics
There is an opportunity for PhD research within the theme of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the School of Computing, Ulster University, Jordanstown Campus. The list below is a selection of key areas of AI where the School of Computing has substantial expertise in. Specific projects in these areas will be defined based on the interest of the student and the supervisor. Prospective students should feel free to contact Professor Hui Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss their own interests.
Internet of Things: tools to facilitate the collection, processing, inference, visualisation, sharing and security of data from IoT devices.
Computer vision and image processing: face recognition, video retrieval, imaging spectrometry, medical image analysis.
Natural language processing and text mining: text classification, text summarisation, question answering, information retrieval.
Knowledge engineering: logic and combinatorics, explainable decision making, theorem proving, and ontology.
Machine learning and deep learning: mathematical modelling and Bayesian optimisation; supervised/unsupervised/reinforcement learning; biomedical informatics, and geoinformatics.
- Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) Degree or equivalent from a UK institution (or overseas award deemed to be equivalent via UK NARIC)
If the University receives a large number of applicants for the project, the following desirable criteria may be applied to shortlist applicants for interview.
- First Class Honours (1st) Degree
- Masters at 70%
- Sound understanding of subject area as evidenced by a comprehensive research proposal
The scholarship will cover tuition fees at the Home rate and a maintenance allowance of £15,009 per annum for three years. EU applicants will only be eligible for the fees component of the studentship (no maintenance award is provided). For Non EU nationals the candidate must be "settled" in the UK.
Number of awards: One
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