1. Optical Processing for Future Dynamic Optical Networks: EPSRC funded project, under the supervision of Dr Benn Thomsen and Prof Polina Bayvel.
2. Investigation of high-speed optical communication transmission and network architectures: supported by Yokogawa, Japan, under the supervision of Prof Polina Bayvel/Dr Robert Killey
3. Surface plasmon devices for applications in communication and signal processing, EPSRC funded project, in collaboration with the Queen's University of Belfast, under the supervision of Professor Polina Bayvel
University College London is seeking outstanding, enthusiastic graduates, with a first or upper second class honours degree (first class honours preferred) or equivalent and/or MSc in electronic engineering, physics or related discipline.
All studentships are for three years and cover tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus a stipend at the level of approx £14,000 per annum (tax free), increasing with inflation.
A higher level of stipend may be available for exceptional candidates.
For non-EU students there would be the possibility to enter the Overseas Research Studentship competition (deadline 1 March):
Applicants must fulfill EPSRC eligibility criteria and the normal academic requirements for acceptance for postgraduate study in the Department.
Full details of the projects is available at:
The closing date is 1st March.
However, the positions are open to start at any point after 1 February 2007 and will remain open until filled.
Informal inquiries on the studentship topics/practical details can be made to Dr B Thomsen, b.thomsen [at] ee.ucl.ac.uk or Prof P Bayvel, pbayvel [at] ee.ucl.ac.uk , tel + 44 (0)20 7679 7921.
One set of forms should be directed to the Registry (as per application form).
For more details, see: Optical Networks Group PhD studentships - University College London