Research Doctorate PHD

ADDITIONAL CALLS 33rd CYCLE

The following admission selection calls for PhD places with a scholarship, restricted to a specific research topic, are open. PhD starting in November 2017, February 2018 or May 2018.

The applications along with the below mentioned documents, must be sent to the relevant Department as indicated in each additional call.

The rankings will be published on this page after the commissions have completed the evaluations, as indicated in each call.

33rd cycle additional calls starting in November 2017- Rankings

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33rd cycle additional calls starting in May 2018

PhD in Programme in Physics

1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Lab-on-chip diagnostic platforms based on magnetic nanoparticle
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: “Epitaxial growth of semiconductor micro crystals for photodetection applications”
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: “Perovskites based Optoelectronic Devices”
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: “Time resolved Spectroscopy of Hybrid Perovskite Semiconductors”
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DEADLINE 2pm on 10th March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD in Programme in Mathematical Models and Methods in Engineering

1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Statistical computing for massive data management and analysis” 
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DEADLINE 2pm on 6th March 2018  (Italian time)

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PhD in Programme in Bioengineering

1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: “Study and development of new approaches to lung tumor diagnosis based on breathe exhale detection and analysis” 
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: "Adaptable physical human – robot interfaces for industrial exosckeletons"
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: "Imaging window nanofabricated by direct laser writing for intravital assessment of biomaterials"
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: " Improving cardiovascular risk stratification and knowledge of molecular pahophysiological processes through the study of genetic interindividual variability and molecular profiling" 
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: "Biomechanical analysis of restenosis mechanisms in femoral arteries following mininvasive treatment"
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: "Machine learning approaches to detect early signs of psycho-physical degeneration of community dwelling elderly based on daily life monitoring using sensorized objects and Smart-Phone Sensor Data"
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: "Microbiome On Chip (MOC) : a new platform to predict immunotherapy outcome" 
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: "Analysis and development of bioengineering methods and technologies for EMF applications in health and medicine" 
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DEADLINE 2pm on 2nd March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD in Programme in Mechanical Engineering

 

Area 1 Advanced Materials and Smart Structures

1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Robust MPC for gait planning of humanoid robots”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: "Active Control of structures"
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Area 2 Sustainable Mobility  

1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: "Development of Greenrail smart railway sleepers"
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Area 3 Engineering Design and Manufacturing for the Industry of the Future

1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: "Engineering for Precision Agricolture"
(the selection call is open to Italian and foreign nationals, residing or domiciled in Emilia Romagna)
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DEADLINE 2pm on 13 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD Programme in Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology 

1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the research topics: "Techno economic feasibility study of CO2 Capture and Storage technologies for cement industry”
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1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the research topics:“Nanoceramic coatings for next generation nuclear systems”
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DEADLINE: 2pm on 12 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering 

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2 available places, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topics:

-1 place for the topic: “Research topic: improvement of the energy and environmental performance of wooden biomass district heating plants”
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-1 place for the topic: “Advanced controls for HVAC systems in residential buildings”
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DEADLINE 12pm (Midnight) on 9 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering

Area 3 Environmental and Hydraulic Engineering and Geomatics

1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Effects of the use of innovative fuels and biofuels on the reduction of air pollution and the climate change”
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Energy recovery, monitoring and optimization of industrial fluid dynamic processes through control valves able to recover energy” 
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Tropospheric water vapour retrieval from GNSS and SAR”
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DEADLINE 2pm on 13 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 

1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Development of materials from cellulose and lignin waste for green building applications”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Discontinous processes safety: passive protections and transformation to continous processes”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Inkjet printing technology for functionalization and valorization of textiles”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Elastomer nanocomposites with step growth polymers”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Elastomer nanocomposites with inorganic oxyhydroxides”
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DEADLINE 2pm on 12 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Materials Engineering

1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Transient Electrochemical Techniques as tools for the prediction of corrosion resistant properties of paints and organic coatings”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Material recovery and remediation of degreasing wastewaters by means of combined biological and electrochemical processes”
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1 available place, with Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Research for new materials with high conductivity and high wear resistance for aerospace use”
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DEADLINE 2pm on 12 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Information Technology

Area 1  Computer  Science  and  Engineering

1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Online power monitoring, modeling and optimization for mobile computing architectures”
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Security of Automotive Embedded Systems and Networks”
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Active Learning for Recommender Systems”
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Intelligent Systems and Technologies for E-Learning” 
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Machine Learning and data mining for satellite radar images” 
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Area 2  Electronics

1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Frequency-modulated MEMS sensors” 
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Low-offset-drift MEMS inertial sensors”
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Characterization and modeling of embedded phase change memory devices”
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “High-efficiency RF transceiver for IoT communications” 
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1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Printed Polymer Transistors for RF Applications” 
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Area 3 Systems and Control

1 available place, with  Ph.D. research topic scholarships available, research being restricted to the following research topics: “Digital Twin dynamic modelling and simulation for cognitive production scheduling within the Industry 4.0 paradigm” 
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DEADLINE 2pm on 13 March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Design

1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: “Different surface treatments to improve the barrier properties of packaging”
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DEADLINE 12:00 midday, 13th March 2018 (Italian time)

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PhD  Programme in Aerospace Engineering

1 available place, with a Ph.D. research topic scholarship available, research being restricted to the following research topic: “Autonomous Navigation for Interplanetary CubeSats at different scales”
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DEADLINE 2pm on 05 April 2018 (Italian time)