[DL] Fully-funded PhD positions at University of Cagliari, Italy

Diego Reforgiato Recupero diego.reforgiato at unica.it
Sat Jul 28 17:11:51 CEST 2018

Fully-funded PhD positions at University of Cagliari, Italy

11 PhD grants (3-year Programme) are offered by the Department of 
Computer Science at the University of Cagliari. 1 of these is reserved 
to foreign candidates. Three more grants might be added for foreign 
candidates too.

Each grant amounts to 50,000 euros. For research visits abroad (maximum 
18 months) the grant increases of 50%.

Substantial extra funding is available for participation to 
international conferences, schools, workshops, and research visits.
The language of the PhD program is English.
Please note that one grant will be awarded to carry out work within the 
domain of financial technology for the forecasts of stocks market 
indexes and shares (Robo-Trading, Robo-Advisory) and will be in 
collaboration with a spin-off of the University of Cagliari.

Students will have the opportunity to work in different research areas 
including Machine Learning, AI, Big Data, NLP and Natural Language 
Understanding, Semantic Web, Recommendation Systems, Data Science, 
Computer Vision, Complex Networks, Computational Geometry, Blockchain, 
Sensors and Pervasive Computing, Architectures and Portable computing.

Equal opportunities to all applicants will be provided.

Application procedure must be done online. Deadline for applications is 
27th August at 12.00 Italian time (GMT+2).

For details on the application check this link: 

If you are interested in working within the domain of AI, Machine 
Learning, Deep Learning and Deep Reinforcement Learning, Big Data, 
Natural Language Processing, Graph Theory, Recommendation, and Semantic 
Web, we are the contact persons at the Department. We have several 
collaborations with International, National Institutions and Companies 
and within several national and International (e.g. H2020) projects. Our 
lab is expanding and we always search collaborations with foreign 
institutions to maximize the opportunities of our PhDs.

Questions can be forwarded to us:
Diego Reforgiato Recupero, diego.reforgiato at unica.it
Salvatore Carta, salvatore at unica.it


Background information of the location.

Cagliari is the main city of the gorgeous Sardinia, autonomous region of 
Italy. Cagliari is an ancient city with a long history. It has a 
Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and very mild winters and 
wonderful beaches and ocean! Further details at 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cagliari or google (just look for Sardinia 
in Google Images to get an idea of the place)

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is hosted in the 
Palazzo delle Scienze, located on top of a hill nearby the historical 
area of Castello.

More info about Cagliari: 


*Diego Reforgiato Recupero, PhD*
Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Cagliari
Via Ospedale, 72
09124 Cagliari - Italy
Tel.: +39 070 675 8537

Skype: diegoref
Email: diego.reforgiato at unica.it <mailto:diego.reforgiato at unica.it>
Web: http://people.unica.it/diegoreforgiato/
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