Electromagnetic design is in the process of a paradigm shift. This project is a part in this effort with the goal of changing how we think and do electromagnetic design. In the project we will use and develop mathematical tools to solve difficult and challenging design problems, mainly with the focus on array antennas, filters and sensors. The PhD-studies will contain a combination of complex analysis, optimization in for example sparsity, scientific computations, quasi-christal patterns and active systems. The aim of the project is both to obtain fundamental limitations of the investigated system as well as realization that are close to the obtained limitations. This implies that a combination of tools are required, including the development of applied mathematics theories, optimization connected with the development of numerical computations as well as validation of the results within the area of electromagnetic design. An area where the above outlined ideas will be tested is connected to improving the energy efficiency of communication and sensor technology for the next generation technology.
The project has funding from VINNOVA in a collaboration with industry partners.
Third-cycle subject: Electrical engineering
Supervision: Professor Lars JonssonWhat we offer
To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:
In addition to the above, there is also a mandatory requirement for English equivalent to English B/6, read more hereSelection
In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assessed upon their ability to:
The successful candidates holds a Master of Science (or equivalent, e.g. Civilingenjör in Sweden) in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, Computer Science, preferably with a profile towards scientific computations, electromagnetic design, mathematics or optimizations.
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal competency as well as a work test within the subject of the project that will be sent to top-candidates.
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.
Target degree: Doctoral degreeInformation regarding admission and employment
Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ' time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.Union representatives
Contact information KTH's website.Doctoral section (Students' union on KTH Royal Institute of
Contact information section's website.Application
Apply for the position and admission through KTH's recruitment system. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement.
Applications must be received at the last closing date at midnight, CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).
Applications must include:
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