Fully-funded Deep Learning-Enhanced Wireless Sensing Scholarship for Local and International Students at University of Liverpool in the UK 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Engineering-Related Technologies, Science
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2023
  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    All
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    • +44 (0)151 794 2000
    • University Of Liverpool Liverpool L69 3BX

Want to get a degree that can benefit your career and can help you further your higher education without financial barriers? The University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom now accepting international applicants to join the Ph.D. Studentships in Deep Learning-Enhanced Wireless Sensing. The studentship program is to encourage outstanding students to further their Ph.D. degrees for the academic year of 2022-2023.

The project’s aim is to carry out research with the synergistic study on the prototype, validations, and modeling. The scholarship program is a good opportunity for students who are in Science, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering to develop more knowledge and skills they may be needing for their future career goals.

If you are interested to know about the project, you can read the full details in this article.

Deep Learning-Enhanced Wireless Sensing

Wireless sensing is a new technology that uses wireless devices like sensors to detect differences in the environment and make informed decisions. Anything that works in a wireless environment can cause channel status information (CSI) to change. Based on the differences in CSI measured by wireless receivers, in-depth learning methods can be used to interpret and mitigate changes in the environment and object behavior in it.

This technique can be used on many wireless systems, such as WiFi, mmWave radar, and LoRa. Wireless sensing has many applications, including motion detection, intelligent health care such as fall detection in the elderly, safety monitoring, and monitoring of vital signals.

Although much progress has been made in research in recent years, there are still many challenges. This doctoral project aims to conduct new research with a synergistic study of systems modeling, prototyping, and experimental verification. There are commercial devices that are not on the shelf, such as software-specified radio platforms, WiFi, and mmwave sensors. Deep learning algorithms are used to obtain high classification accuracy.

Scholarship Provider: University of Liverpool 

About the Provider 

Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool focuses on the values and efforts to strive for more ambitions and tackle every obstacle in education to better achieve the student’s goals. Aiming to support the students to be on top of their careers, highly employable, creative, and be culturally rich individuals, with more chances of employment.

The university has been recognized as one of the top universities in the United Kingdom
and Worldwide which offers internationally recognized research that will equip every student with the right knowledge and skills, developing and understanding every course to better achieve good results for their future careers.

The university continues to improve the quality of the student’s experience and research and is committed to providing more opportunities by offering a variety of scholarships that can help them further their higher education without worrying about their financial struggles. International students find more global exchange opportunities at the university that can give them a chance for employment and invest in themselves by learning and growing as a professional.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Applicant’s Nationality: local and International Students
  • Degree Level: PhD
  • Field: Science, Electronics, Electrical Engineering
  • Scholarship Awards: Annual Stipend, Research Training Support Grant
  • Duration: Up to 6 Years
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
  • Number of Awards: NA

Eligibility

Before starting the application, interested students must check their eligibility for the scholarship program.

Applicants for postgraduate research in Liverpool are generally expected to have a first degree in the United Kingdom with a First Class or Upper Second Class, such as a second class and a master’s degree.

The following skills are especially desirable:

  • Good programming knowledge
  • Deep learning related experience
  • Has a background in wireless communication, IoT, or computer science

Application Process 

To apply for the scholarship program, the University of Liverpool provides an application portal. The application portal can be accessed on their official website.

The application process at the portal is very fast and easy to access, applicants are required to submit the full application with attached documents to support their scholarship application.

Application Required Materials

  • Transcript of Records
  • Degree Certificates
  • English language certificates for the international students
  • Personal Statements
  • Two reference letters, the reference letter must be the academic references of the applicants.
  • Research proposal

Applications are primarily judged on previous and anticipated academic achievement, so students should complete the application form without deleting it. If you want to apply for a degree under a cooperation agreement with another institution, you must state it in your scholarship application.

Language Requirements

Students from the United Kingdom are usually expected to have a 4th or higher English high school diploma as an equivalent qualification.

For international students whose first language is not the English language, the minimum requirement of the university is an IELTS test with a minimum overall score of 6.5 and not less than 5.5 in each subtest (writing, oral, listening, and reading). As an equivalent qualification.

Scholarship Awards 

The Ph.D. student will be provided with the current level of UKRI support:
  • UK Home Rewards Rate,
  • research Training Grant (RTSG) and an
  • Annual scholarship awarded for 3.5 years for full-time study or 6 years for combined study.
In 2022/23, the housing allowance is estimated at £4,568, the scholarship at £15,843, and the RTSG at £5000 for the duration of the study. International students can apply but must distinguish between fees at home and abroad.
Scholarship Deadline 
The deadline to complete and submit the application is until April 10, 2022. Late and incomplete applications will. not be considered for the scholarship, however, if you wish to further your Ph.D. degree at the University of Liverpool they offer a variety of scholarship programs intended for both local and international students that can help you with the reduced funding and other opportunities.
The scholarship application will be reviewed after the submission deadline, all successful candidates will be notified through their provided email on the applications. It is important to read and agreed to the terms and conditions applied to the scholarship program.


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