Future-IP based networking

This PhD position will investigate radical design of networking mechanisms on flexible and intelligent segment routing, service chaining and orchestration based on the future IP paradigm.

Duration
3 years and 6 months
Application deadline
Funding information

For a full award, student receives funding for studentship for 3 years (which covers the tuition fees and a stipend of approx £13,863 p.a).

Funding source
Directly funded project (students worldwide)
Supervised by

About

This PhD position will investigate radical design of networking mechanisms on flexible/intelligent segment routing, service chaining and orchestration based on the future IP paradigm. The technical focus will be on one or the combination of the following requirements: system scalability, flexibility, performance optimality and security.

The 5G Innovation Centre hosted at the University of Surrey is the world's first dedicated to the next generation of mobile communication systems and an international hub for telecommunication research and innovation. The Centre collaborates with key ICT service providers, network and device manufacturers and test equipment solution providers to develop innovative solutions and standards for 5G networks. This is an industry-funded studentship by Huawei as a 5GIC partner.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants are expected to hold a first or upper-second class degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent overseas qualification), or a lower second plus a good Masters degree (distinction normally required).

Non-native speakers of English will normally be required to have IELTS of 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual component.

Open to Students worldwide.

How to apply

Candidates should hold a first or upper-second class Bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at distinction level (or equivalent experience/qualifications) in an appropriate discipline.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) an outline research proposal in the targeted area;  4) contact details of two academic referees; 5) copies of acedemic transcripts and qualification certificates.

Closing date for applications is: 31st of May 2018 and the interview of shortlisted candidates will be carried out in June 2018. It is the intention that successful applicants would commence their programme in October 2018.

Formal applications must be made through our programme page .

For enquiries please contact to Dr. Ning Wang (n.wang@surrey.ac.uk).

We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity.

The deadline for applications is 31st May 2018.

Contact details

Ning Wang
10 CII 01
Telephone: +44 (0)1483 686005
E-mail: N.Wang@surrey.ac.uk

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