Science Foundation Ireland

PhD vacancies at CONNECT in Trinity College Dublin

Three PhD positions are now available under the supervision of Prof. Marco Ruffini at Trinity College Dublin.

The three research areas are:

  • Virtualisation, slicing and smart monitoring (including machine learning applications) of converged fixed/mobile and access/metro networks. Also, the use of blockchain technology for dynamic resource sharing across network operators. Deadline: 19 February 2020
  • Efficient resource management mechanisms, vertically integrated across applications and network resources to achieve deterministic performance across a shared infrastructure of a developing network. Deadline: Mid-March 2020
  • Deep virtualisation of optical access system (PONs) making use of coherent transmission technology. Deadline: June 2020

For more information contact Prof Marco Ruffini at

CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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