PhD candidates are solicited in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Alabama (UA). The positions are fully funded (stipend & tuition for up to four years) and are available immediately, once the suitable candidates pass the application requirements. Students at the B.S. or M.Sc. level with background in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Applied Mathematics are encouraged to apply. The accepted candidates will work on exciting research problems at the intersection of immersive communication, future Internet architectures, and virtual/augmented reality. We also investigate airborne networks and UAV swarms for remote sensing applications, and the integration of multi-view imaging into cyber-physical health care devices.


University of Alabama


Solid mathematical background and knowledge of programming languages and software tools (e.g., Matlab, NS-2/3) is required. Above all, the applicants must be self-motivated to learn quickly and work effectively on challenging research problems.

Educational level:

Master Degree

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