This ANR ("Agence Nationale de la Recherche" equivalent to french NSF) project is devoted to Spectral efficient Receivers and Resource Allocation for Cognitive Satellite communications. The main aim is to provide new technology solutions for extending the Quality of Service and opening new areas of applications and services in satellite communications on frequencies already used by terrestrial systems. Technically speaking, the goal is to perform distributed resource allocation maximizing the throughput (or other relevant objective functions) while satisfying the interference temperature limits regarding the primary systems by taking into account nonlinear impairments due to satellite components.
The partners are the following renowned institutes: Telecom ParisTech, France, Eurecom Institute, France, INPT, France, and University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. The PhD candidates will be affected to one of the partners. However he/she will spend some months at the corresponding abroad partner. He/she will disseminate the results through scientific publications in high impact factor journals and present the results in the internationally well-known conferences and workshops.
All the positions are full-time and fixed-term contract. The candidate should possess an MSc degree or equivalent. Further, the position holders should have an excellent knowledge and/or experience in a number of the following topics: Cognitive radio systems and networks, Beamforming and precoding techniques, Radio and network resource management techniques, and have a strong knowledge in Optimization theory (Convex, non-convex optimization). Development skills in MATLAB or C++ are required. Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. French is not required.
Philippe Ciblat (philippe email@example.com) for PhD in Paris, Dr Sina Maleki and Dr. Symeon Chatzinotas (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com) for PhD position in Luxembourg. In any case, do a CC to the Principal Investigator (Prof. Philippe Ciblat).
See the project website (http://sierra.wp.imt.fr)
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