Energy harvesting aware multi-radio access technologies network design for 5G
Contact names: Dr. Filippo Tosatto
Institution: Toshiba Research Laboratories
Application deadline: June 30th
Description: this project explores how the energy harvesting cellular network can be incorporated into existing radio access technologies (RAT), to allow the use of energy harvesting technology within a cross-RAT framework. It is widely accepted that, similar to previous generations, 5G will be an evolution of the current network architectures; and hence, in addition to allowing the introduction of new technologies and services, it will also enhance and support multiple existing RATs, such as GSM, HSPA+, LTE/ LTE-A, and even WiFi.
Expected Results: Development of physical/MAC/network layer techniques to balance energy consumption in heterogeneous network deployments where some of the access points/base stations rely on intermittent power sources for their operations.
Mobility Schedule: The ESR will be mainly at Toshiba Research Lab. After 20 months, the candidate will join Imperial College London for 10 months to develop mathematical model that will allow a quantitative study and optimization of interactions and trade-offs among co-existing multiple RATs in the case of energy harvesting terminals under the supervision of Dr. Deniz Gunduz.
Requirements of the candidate:
At the time of recruitment, the applicant must not have lived in UK for more than 12 months in the previous 36 months
A Master degree in Telecommunications, Computer Science or equivalent
Once selected by the SCAVENGE consortium for the ESR positions, the applicants must apply for PhD studentship at Imperial College London.
Knowledge on mobile networks, sensor networks, big data
Knowledge on energy systems and management
Ability and motivation to conduct high-quality research, including publishing the results in relevant venues
Strong programming skills (e.g. C/C++, Java, Python).
Working experience in the areas of Mobile Networks, Sensor Networks, Smart Grid, Energy Harvesting, Big Data management, Cloud computing is an advantage.
Knowledge on Optimization Theory is an advantage.
Very good communication skills in oral and written English.
Open-mindedness, strong integration skills and team spirit.
The general conditions are described at the page in this link.
Contract duration (specific for this position): till the end of the project (January 31st, 2020).
How to apply
The applicants to ESR12 must send their CV, two Recommendation Letters by two referees and a Motivation letter directly to Dr. Filippo Tosato