Ph.D PhD scholarship in the field of transport engineering

at University of Queensland in Australia

Scholarship Description

PhD scholarship is available to conduct research in the field of transport engineering, with a particular focus on data mining and artificial intelligence applications in transport. The goal of this research is to develop methods for extracting useful information from data in transport systems and using that information to solve diagnosis, prediction, and treatment problems in urban traffic management and control. Potential Topics: 1) modelling uncertainty in road networks using probabilistic graphical models; 2) spatio-temporal traffic pattern analysis using trajectory data; 3) characterizing travel time variability Qualifications: 1) master degree (or equivalent) in civil engineering, computer science, information technology, or a closely related area; 2) solid background or good knowledge of probability theory, statistics, data mining and machine learning; 3) familiarity with scientific tools and programming languages; 4) excellent verbal and written communication skills in En

Study Subject
Data mining and artificial intelligence applications in transportation

Level
Post Graduate (Research)

Availability
This scholarship is offered once only to one person. Open for applications from September 12, 2014 until October 31, 2014.

Payment Information
The value of this scholarship is AUD25392 (minimum per award). This award is to be used for living expenses. This scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of 3 years.

Research Information
This scholarship is for one of the following fields of research: Artificial intelligence and signal and image processing, Civil engineering, Computation theory and mathematics, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, Information systems or INFORMATION, COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES. It is required that your study starts no earlier than January 5, 2015 and no later than April 14, 2015.

Eligibility
This scholarship is for study in Australia for those who have achieved Masters or equivalent.

Application Details
To apply for this scholarship you must submit the provided PDF form. You can download the application form here. Terms and conditions are subject to change. Always confirm details with scholarship provider before applying.

Main Contact
Dr. Jiwon Kim (Lecturer – Transport Engineering)
School of Civil Engineering
Email: jiwon.kim@uq.edu.au


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