Call for application | Doctoral Program - Information Engineering and Computer Science
 

Call for application

Admission requirements and topics

In order to be admitted in the School, applicants must be in possession of an Academic degree title which grants access to a third level education programme (PhD) in the country it has been issued.
Applications are also accepted from students who expect to complete their degree by 31 October 2022.    

For admission requirements and application procedure please check the call in the "Downloads" area on the right. Only the Italian version of the PhD Call is legally binding.

Deadline: September 6, 2022, hrs. 04:00 PM (CEST)

The application must be completed and submitted at: https://webapps.unitn.it/Apply/en/Web/Home/dott
The application is subject to €15 non-refundable fee.

 It is strongly recommended not to wait until the last few days prior to the deadline to submit your application.
After completing and sending the application, please make sure to receive an email notification confirming the definitive completion of the application procedure.

The list below provides a short non-exhaustive summary of what to upload on the application:
♦  scanned copy of the applicant's ID or passport
♦  M.Sc/M.A. degree transcript of records and diploma
♦  Curriculum Vitae
♦  Motivation letter
♦  Research Proposal 
♦  Certificate attesting the knowledge of English language at B2 level

During the filling out of the online application, applicants must choose which research area and no more than two project-specific grants (reserved topic scholarships) within the Area they are interested to apply for. 
Applicants may also opt for additional scholarships or positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries, which will be available AFTER the publication of this call and published on the selection website.

PLEASE NOTE:
The applicants who will have the application open after the publication of additional scholarships or positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries can apply for those scholarships or positions by using the entry “Other” in the proper section of the online application.
The applicants who will have already closed and sent the application before the publication of additional scholarships opositions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries can apply for those scholarships or positions by an additional application which will be available soon after the closing of the main application. All applicants will receive all instructions about the additional application.
The total number of chosen scholarships (additional + main online application, max 2) cannot exceed 3 within the same Area.

Open positions

Area A (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Deep and Structured Machine Learning
  • Language Speech and Interaction
  • Machine Learning and Intelligent Optimization

no. 2 scholarships - University of Trento 
no. 
 5 scholarships on reserved topic - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science:

  • A1 - Adaptive Multimodal conversational agents » details 
  • A2 - Distributed machine learning for smart buildings (project HE EIC SUSTAIN, CUP: E63C22001550006) » details 
  • A3 - Efficient machine learning for embedded systems (project HE EIC SUSTAIN CUP: E63C22001550006) » details
  • A4 - Self-supervised incremental and adaptive learning (project MUR PRIN 2020, CUP E63C22000390001- Prot. 2020TA3K9N); (project UE H2020 "SPRING", CUP n. E64I19002980006) » details  
  • A12 - Climate data integration for early warning and impact analysis of drought using machine learning and deep learning techniques (project HORIZON EUROPE - INTERTWIN -CUP: E63C22001530006) » details  

no. 6 scholarships on reserved topics - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • A5 - AI-based 3D inspection for industrial quality control » details 
  • A6 - Application-oriented Speech Translation » details 
  • A7 - Deep learning for vision-based scene understanding » details
  • A8 - Self-configuring resource-aware AI-based speech processing » details
  • A9 - TinyAI for energy-efficient smart sensing in distributed IoT » details
  • A10 - Artificial Intelligence for the Earth Systems » details

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Q@TN project and 12thLevel Pty Ltd:

  • A11 - Solving Logistic Problems using NISQ devices » details 

no. 2 positions without scholarship

Area B (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded Intelligence and Robotics Systems
  • Systems and Networks

no. 1 scholarship - University of Trento 
no. 3 scholarships on reserved topics - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science:

  • B1 - Formal framework for Trustable IoT applications » details 
  • B2 - Resilient AI-Based Self-Programming (PRIN 2020 - CUP E63C22000400001; Prot. 20203FFYLK) » details
  • B3 - Security firmware for modern architectures of embedded systems » details

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • B4 - Combining automated planning and deep learning for automatic adaptation » details 

no. 1 position without scholarship

Area C (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Quantum Information and Computing
  • Social Informatics

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Q@TN Project:

  • C1 - QVNSIM - Scalable algorithms for quantum simulation on Multi-GPU systems and hybrid programming models » details 

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science:

  • C2 - Innovative Education in Computer Science » details 

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • C3 - Analysis and modeling of online communication networks » details 

Area D (Curriculum 2: Telecommunications)

  • Remote and Distributed Sensing

no. 2 scholarships on reserved topics - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science:

  • D1 - Machine learning and artificial intelligence for planetary radars (project ASI JUICE RIME - CUP F65F21000950005) » details 
  • D2 - Machine learning and artificial intelligence for the automatic analysis of optical remote sensing images » details

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - EURAC Research (Accademia Europea di Bolzano):

  • D3 - Snow cover detection and glacier mass balance estimation with machine learning methods and multi-source satellite data » details

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • D4 - Analysis of long and dense remote sensing image time series » details 

no. 1 Position reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries