ECIT PhD Opportunities for 2017

How can we secure, process and transmit the information created by citizens, enterprise and government? How can we accelerate the adoption of innovation to deliver economic impact? At The Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) they are researching and developing technologies for a future digital society.

ECIT is host to the Queen’s Anniversary Prize winning UK Innovation & Knowledge Centre for cyber security, The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). In addition ECIT is also putting significant investment into two closely integrated Centres – The Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) and The Centre for Data Science and Scalable Computing (DSSC).

As a PhD student at ECIT you will be working alongside:

Professor Sir John V McCanny – John’s many honours and awards include a Knighthood, Regius Professorship, CBE, a UK Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal, an IEEE Millennium Medal, the Royal Dublin Society/Irish Times Boyle medal, the IET’s Faraday medal (its highest honour) and the Royal Irish Academy’s Cunningham medal (its highest honour).

Professor Vincent Fusco – Vincent is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Irish Academy of Engineering, IET, IEEE, and IAE. In 2012 he was awarded the IET senior achievement award the Mountbatten medal.

Professor Dimitrios Nikolopoulos – Dimitrios is currently holder of the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award.

Professor William Scanlon – William received the 2010 IEEE H. A. Wheeler Prize Paper Award and he delivered the 2012 NATO International Lecture Series on Next Generation Communications and he is co-founder of ActivWireless an ECIT spin-out focused on the Internet of Things.

Professor Máire O’Neill – Máire has previously held an EPSRC Leadership Fellowship, was awarded the 2014 Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal and was the 2007 British Female Inventor of the Year.

They are currently seeking applications for the commencement in 2017 of a variety of research projects. For more information on the topics and available funding, please visit the following CSIT link.