European Training Network on Post Digital Computing open call

POST-DIGITAL, a European Training Network, announces 15 positions on Post-Digital Computing for Early-Stage Researchers with the option of being awarded a doctoral degree. The main focus of the network is a photonics approach to neuromorphic computing, i.e. an unconventional approach to computing, which is inspired by nature and the brain.

IFISC (CSIC-UIB) participates by supervising 2 of the 15 projects available in the training program:


ESR5: Advanced nonlinear transient computing: concepts and implementation

  • Host institution and PhD enrollment: CSIC/UIB
  • Main supervisors: Dr. Caudio Mirasso claudio@ifisc.uib-csic.es, Dr. Ingo Fischer ingo@ifisc.uib-csic.es, Dr. Miguel C. Soriano miguel@ifisc.uib-csic.es
  • Secondments: Groningen, UBFC

 

ESR14: High-speed non-algorithmic analogue photonic computing with applications in telecom and datacom

  • Host institution and PhD enrollment: CSIC/UIB
  • Main supervisors: Dr. Ingo Fischer ingo@ifisc.uib-csic.es; Dr. Marco A. Garcia Porcel marco.garcia@vlcphotonics.com; Dr. Apostolos Argyris apostolos@ifisc.uib-csic.es
  • Secondments: IBM, VLC Photonics

 

IFISC also co-directs one of the projects, which will take place in Aston


ESR13: Novel optical processing techniques for nonlinear fibre systems

  • Host institution and PhD enrollment: Aston
  • Main supervisor: Dr. Sergei Turitsyn s.k.turitsyn@aston.ac.uk; Dr. Ingo Fischer ingo@ifisc.uib-csic.es
Secondments: CSIC, IBM


Application deadline is 30th June. The positions offered in POST-DIGITAL are for 36 months and expected to begin in summer 2020 (subject to negotiation). The candidates should comply with the MSCA eligibility and mobility rules. More information and application form at: 

PhD (MSCA ) Position Fundamental Concepts of Neuromorphic Photonic Computing (EURAXESS Job Offer id: 521995)

PhD (MSCA ) Position High-speed non-algorithmic analogue photonic computing with applications in telecom and datacom (EURAXESS Job Offer id: 522063)


POST-DIGITAL is a doctoral-level European Training Network (ETN) funded by the European Commission under Horizon2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 860830.


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