PhD in Networks, Distributed systems and Algorithms

Areas of interest:

Mobile, wireless and sensor networks

Distributed systems

Social networks

Computational geometry and topology


To apply,

Deadline: May 30.

  1. Send CV and transcripts to Dr Rik Sarkar by email with subject “PhD in Networks”

  2. When instructed to do so, submit formal application at: The PhD application page for Informatics, U. Edinburgh. You can choose to apply for one of two Labs: either the laboratory for foundations of computer science or the Institute for Computing Systems Architecture.

For the formal application you will need to write a research statement describing your interests, and will have to submit contact information for 2 referees who will be asked for letters of recommendation.

Funding Full funding for 3 years is available for UK and EU students, covering tuition, plus a stipend of £1,3863 per year at the standard EPSRC rate. Partial funding is available for overseas students.

The University of Edinburgh is one of the top 20 in world in the current QS rankings. The Edinburgh School of Informatics is the largest in UK and has consistently ranked as the top in research. The historic city of Edinburgh is lively, beautiful, and a great place to live. More information for students are available at here and here