Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College will offer 10 studentships to the well qualified applicants.  In the table below, you will find a list of some of the research areas together with the proposed supervisor of that work.  If you are interested in a particular topic and would like to discuss it further, please contact the supervisor directly.

If you would like to be considered for one of these positions, we invite you to apply through the centralized Postgraduate Application Centre – use course code TRB21 to indicate that you wish to be considered for a TGI studentship at TCD.  This system allows you to input everything you will need for us to consider your application including: academic record to date, references etc

After the closing date of May 30th, 2011[Closing date extended : now August 31st, 2011,  we will begin the evaluation process for students entering in September/October 2011.

The Studentships on offer are as follows:

Studentship Topics Supervisor
Minimal Energy Internet Protocols & Architecture for Cloud Computing Donal O’Mahony
Self-Organizing Wireless Networks Luiz DaSilva/Vinny Cahill
Service Management: adaptation for social connectivity (3 positions) Vincent Wade, Declan O’Sullivan, Dave Lewis
Novel optical Internet architectures Marco Ruffini
Information-Centric Networking (ICN)/Content-Centric Networking (CCN) Opportunistic, Protocol-Agnostic Communication in Emergent Networks Stefan Weber
Topic 2 Supervisor 2
Topic 2 Supervisor 2

Note: Applications are only accepted from students who have been awarded a first or upper second-class honours degree from a reputable institution.  Students applying from outside the European Union should note that fee support under this programme is limited to €5,000 per annum.

The Schools of Engineering and of Computer Science and Statistics  have an international reputation as centres of excellence in networks and distributed systems. The cradle of such successful companies as IONA Technologies (a world-leading supplier of distributed object technology) and EUnet Ireland (Ireland’s first Internet Service Provider), we have attracted very large amounts in funding for our research activities in this area in recent years. Researchers within these schools continue to work closely with major indigenous and international companies in the field. School research groups working in this area include:

The college also leads the activity in CTVR: The Telecommunications Centre and plays an important role in LERO: The Software Research Centre.



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