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UoE Informatics

Do you enjoy tinkering, hacking, taking things apart, and understanding how things work? Do you enjoy thinking and learning new things? Do you want to know what happens when Moore's Law ends? We do too!! Our group does exciting research at the cross-roads of computer architecture, operating systems, and networking. We focus on tough problems in the age of Big Data and post-Moore computing. We are looking for like-minded individuals who like to work hard, dig deep, and ultimately influence tomorrow's computing technology. To apply, send an email to with your CV and reasons for why you want to pursue a PhD with us.



Applicants must, at a minimum, have a BSc degree in computer science, electrical or computer engineering with a solid academic record. A strong programming background, basic knowledge of computer architecture, and a passion for computer systems is essential. Ideal candidates will have experience working on a simulator, operating system, VMM, FPGA, and/or other system components.


Why study here?
Informatics Forum The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is one of the top-ranked centers for computer science research world-wide. The School is comprised of six different institutes, covering AI, theory, linguistics, robotics, and systems. These are all housed in a state-of-the-art facility that provides a fertile environment for research and collaboration. The School is located in the very center of Edinburgh, a vibrant multinational city renown for its architecture, culture, and food.

Edinburgh Informatics Forum