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Open PHD Positions

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PhD Studentship (4 years) in the Areas of Software Engineering and Self-Adaptive Systems

 

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Dr. Liliana Pasquale University College Dublin, Ireland

 

 

A: Methods & Standards for High Integrity Systems

Position Title Project Lead Location

PhD student position

  • SMDH2 WP1 Spoke Medical Device Software Framework project –Medical Device Software Testing Development.
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Dr. Fergal McCaffery Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland

6 positions:

These PhD student positions are available in the broad area of model-driven software engineering. Areas of particular interest include:

  • Model-driven evolution of very large systems
  • Managing complexity in industrial-scale product lines, system families, and software ecosystems
  • Model-based optimisation of non-functional properties in embedded systems
  • Interactive, adaptive visualization of very large systems

 

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Dr. Goetz Botterweck University of Limerick, Ireland

PhD Fellowship in Sustainable Smart Cities

 

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Dr. Edward Curry National Unversity of Ireland Galway, Ireland

2 Positions:

These PhD positions are in the broad area of Enterprise Architecture and its application to Smart Cities. The objective of this research project is to develop an Urban IT Reference Architecture. Among the areas of particular interest are the following:

  • Modelling and designing IT-Architectures and Services
  • Frameworks, standards and Concepts of Enterprise Architecture (e.g. IEEE 1471 and TOGAF)
  • Analysing and Improving of Urban IT Architectures

 

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Dr. Markus Helfert Dublin City Unversity, Ireland

2 Positions:

These PhD positions (x 2) are in the area of modelling and validation of processes and computations, within the paradigm of Continuous Software Development. Among the areas of particular interest are the following:

  • Scientific Workflows
  • Complex Image Processing
  • Rule-based Optimization
  • Model Learning and Runtime Verification

 

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Prof Tiziana Margaria University of Limerick, Ireland

 

 

B: Autonomous & Adaptive Systems

Position Title Project Lead Location

PhD in Critical Software for Medical Devices

 

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Prof. Andrew Butterfield Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

3 Positions:

These PhD positions are in the area of formal methods for diagnostics and requirements analysis. The goal is to develop a model-based framework that can semi-automatically generate models that conform to a range of formal properties, such as meeting specified requirements and safety properties.

Among the areas of particular interest are the following:

  • Formal methods for model transformation and requirements analysis
  • Knowledge of the Modelica language and of model-based diagnostics
  • formal verification of models developed using the Modelica language

 

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Prof Gregory Provan University College Cork, Ireland

 

 

C: Software Performance

Position Title Project Lead Location

2 Positions:

These PhD positions are in the broad area of software performance engineering, with a particular focus on data management and I/O performance engineering for large (petabyte) seismic datasets. With a particular focus on solutions for the Oil & Gas industry, the project will involve:

  • Development, implemenation and evaluation of a Virtual File System
  • Development, implemenation and evaluation of a Parallel I/O Library
  • Performance and scalability evaluation of the solution on advanced large-scale Linux-based HPC systems

 

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Dr. Michael Lysaght National Unversity of Ireland Galway, Ireland

3 Positions:

These PhD positions are in the broad area of software architecture methods, including software quality, architecture and analysis. Among the areas of particular interest are the following:

  • Adaptable software architectures for dynamic, distributed systems (services, cloud)
  • Performance and scalability management for open service architectures
  • Service-level software systems analysis and pattern detection

 

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Dr. Claus Pahl Dublin City Unversity, Ireland