PhD Studentship in Cyber-Physical Systems

PhD Studentship in Cyber-Physical Systems

Imperial College London – Dyson School of Design Engineering

Location: London
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: XXXXXXX
Hours: Full Time
Closes: 1 October 2019

Applications are invited for a research studentship in the broad areas of cyber physical systems, sensing, privacy and applied machine learning leading to the award of a PhD degree and starting in October 2019 or soon after.

* Research Area: The studentship is in the general area of privacy-preserving analytics, sensing, and machine-earning in resource-constrained edge devices (see This includes on-device analytics in smartphones and home gateways, to IoT privacy and security. For information on our broader range of activates in the lab, visit:

* Funding: The post is supported by full fees and stipend (at the UK/EU student rate).

* Research environment: You will Join the Systems and Algorithms Laboratory (SysAl), in the newly refurbished facilities of the Dyson School of Design Engineering ( You will also be part of the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research have extensive interactions with research collaborators from industry labs and research institutions across the world.

* Required skills: We are seeking candidates with aFirst Class (Distinction)Degree or equivalent at Masters' level in **Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, Mathematics, or a related subject. ** ** Our minimum entrance requirement is a good Upper Second Degree at Masters' level. Strong quantitative research skills and familiarity with advanced systems programming (mobile, TEEs, virtualisation) and advanced data analysis skills are essential.**A passion for user-centred systems and Human-Data Interaction (fairness, transparency, privacy, legibility) with ML models, demonstrated by extra-curricular activities or industrial experience, is desirable. Good team-working and communication skills are essential.

Informal inquiries should be sent to Dr. Hamed Haddadi: along with a CV.