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Third-cycle subject: Electrical Engineering
We are currently looking for 1-3 doctoral students with a very strong background and interest in control theory, mathematics, and machine learning. The successful candidates will work projects on networked control systems focusing on reliability, cyber-security, and learning. We will develop new theory and methods for machine learning in safe and cyber-secure control of critical infrastructures, such as water distribution, building management systems, transport systems, and smart electrical grids. The PhD program in Electrical Engineering provides world class quality education, including a large list of graduate courses ensuring an in-depth development of relevant competences and skills.
Supervision: The doctoral student will be supervised by: Henrik Sandberg and Karl Henrik Johansson
What we offer
To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:
The successful applicant is expected to hold, or to be about to receive, an MSc degree in engineering physics, electrical engineering, computer science, or similar. A specialization in control systems, mathematics, or machine learning is an asset.
Good command of English orally and in writing is required to publish and present results at international conferences and in international journals.
In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assed upon their ability to:
The successful applicant should have an outstanding academic track record, and very well developed analytical and problem solving skills. We are looking for a strongly motivated person, who is able to work independently.
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.
Target degree: Doctoral degree
Information regarding admission and employment
Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ' time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.
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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
|Title||Doctoral student in Reliable Networked Control and Learning Systems|
|Employer||KTH Royal Institute of Technology|
|Job location||Valhallavägen 79, 100 44 Stockholm|
|Published||February 14, 2020|
|Application deadline||April 21, 2020|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Computer Communications (Networks),   Control Systems Engineering,   Electrical Engineering,   Machine Learning  |