PhD in Mixed-Signal Design for the Internet of Things
Full-time
IOC-10 12/12/2016
Micro-electronic Engineering
Postgratuate | Cork

We targets real-life applications with its research and currently has projects in diverse topics such as next generation smart-phones, imaging for security applications and radiation-less early disease detection.

MCCI is opening up a number of PhD studentships in the area of Analogue Mixed-Signal Design for the Internet of Things. These will encompass areas such as Data Converters, Ultra Low Power Data Converters, Energy Harvesting, Power Management and RF IC design.

To apply click on the button below, select reference number IOC-10 and follow the instructions to complete the application form, attaching your cv and motivation letter.

  • Requirements
    • Carry out innovative research in Analogue Mixed-Signal IC Design, with a focus on taking advantage of deep-submicron CMOS technologies.
    • Participate on research projects under the direction of a project team leader to design and develop new architectures and circuits in areas such as Data Converters, Ultra Low Power Data Converters, Energy Harvesting, Power Management and RF IC design.
    • With guidance, carry out aspects of integrated circuit design which may include system level simulation, algorithm development, schematic design, layout and validation of manufactured silicon.
    • Work on collaborative research projects with MCCI industry partners.
    • Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research, as directed by and with the support of senior MCCI research staff.
  • Qualifications
    • The minimum academic qualification is a first or upper second class honours degree (or an equivalent international degree) in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, physics or related relevant discipline.
    • The successful candidate will be highly innovative with a strong desire to create world-beating integrated circuits research for real-life applications.
    • The successful candidate will be highly analytical with good interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Stipend – €18,000 per annum + Academic Fees