IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it) has opened the call for 12 PhD positions within the Computer Science and Engineering Program.
The doctoral program aims at preparing researchers and professionals with a wide knowledge about the foundations of informatics and information engineering, and about their application to a variety of systems in many different domains. The program introduces new perspectives in formulating and solving technical challenges that are currently a target of very active research areas. The research activity focuses on key aspects of informatics and information engineering such as open-endedness, dynamics and control, autonomy, security, concurrency, cost-effectiveness, quality of services, dependability, optimization, and is concerned especially with the application to networked and large-scale systems with high degrees of interaction.
More information can be found on our website.
Applications are accepted (http://www.imtlucca.it/phd_programs/call_for_applications/index.php) until September 28th 2011.