Two full 3-year PhD Studentships in 6G wireless communications

These PhD studentships are working in the newly launched 6GIC at University of Surrey and focus on cutting edge B5G and 6G technologies.

Start date
4 years.
Application deadline


Applications are invited for two full 3-year PhD studentships in 6G especially on satellite communications/antennas.

The role will include both theoretical and applied research in the well-equipped 6GIC/ICS at University of Surrey, UK. Space-air-ground integrated network is the future communication network and is the key solution for mobile network coverage and massive machine type communications. The integration of satellite communications and B5G/6G plays the key role in the development of future space information integrated network.

These projects have the potential to collaborate extensively with both internal and external partners including Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, particularly, but not exclusively in the following areas: 

Eligibility criteria

Candidates should have a first-class honours degree or equivalent, or a good MSc degree, in computer science, electronic engineering or mathematics.

Candidates must be confident in FPGA programming and communication systems design or antenna engineering and EM modelling tools. Previous experience in mm-wave antennas or systems or NI USRP, or sparse signal processing will be a key advantage.

IELTS requirements: IELTS academic 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing, or equivalent.

How to apply

Please apply online via the Information and Communication Systems PhD programme page.

Clearly state the studentship title and supervisor on your application. Applications must include a research proposal, up-to-date CV, master’s and bachelor’s degree certificates and transcripts and a copy of your passport. Two references are required before an offer can be made.

Contact details

Yue Gao
06 CII 02
Telephone: +44 (0)1483 689858

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