Google Doctoral Fellowship in Barcelona (ref. BSC-Autonomic 02/2014)
The Research Group Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms at Barcelona Supercomputing Center, invites outstanding PhD candidates to apply for one full-time PhD at UPC Barcelona Tech under the Google European Doctoral Fellowship Programme. Only high quality European PhD programs of a few European technical universities have been invited to participate in the Google Fellowships programme. Concretely UPC can only propose two candidates for this program, so I’d invite you all to look for main program requirements and characteristics at the following link.
Our research group will propose 1 PhD students to the UPC. Those of you interested to be selected by our group within this program please send to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org (with “position autonomic 02/2014”) the following information (all in English) by 2nd of January: Student CV, Official transcripts of previous and current academic records, any related important information.
The PhD work will focus on massive geo-positioned streaming data processing techniques (twitter, instagram, foursquares, …) and intelligent sensors (smartphones, cameras, …) to predict in real time the impact (social, economic, …) of big social events (elections, olympics games, world wide level conferences, national holidays, …). This position will be in the context of High Performance Big Data Analytics, definitely an exciting world of multidisciplinary research.
The candidate should prove, in addition to the good academic record required to overcome the competitive selection of these fellowships, the following knowledge / skills:
- Excellent programming skills with different languages (Java, Python, …) and Linux environments – scripting languages.
- Excellent knowledge of algorithms and parallelism.
- Excellent knowledge of Stream mining /Machine Learning (data mining, machine learning, …)
- Knowledge of real time environments for Big Data (Hadoop, NoSQL databases, Spark, Storm, …).
Pueden encontrar otraposición para PhD disponible se encuentra en este link (ref. BSC-Autonomic 01/2014) en este link.