The Electronics Research Group investigates the performance of packet radio links (e.g. mobile and satellite links used for Internet access). There are on-going research projects in digital video broadcast, optimisation of TCP, multicast communication, and the development of new Internet protocols. The group has an excellent record in both developing leading-edge solutions, standardisation. and publishing technical articles. The University of Aberdeen is among the UK's top research universities in the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) - a year long independent evaluation of the quality of research undertaken across Britain's universities. The University provides a set of web pages that describe the University or Aberdeen and why students should consider studying in Aberdeen's world-leading research environment.
Currently Available Postgraduate Projects
Students are normally expected to meet their own costs. (Proposals for industrial funding are also in preparation and may be applicants may be elligible, please request deatails).
Finding out more and applying to study in the group
Interested applicants requiring additional information about the projects and positions should contact Prof. Gorry Fairhurst. Please include a CV and provide details of programming experience. Files should be sent as text files, PDF, or postscript.
All applications should be made via the University postgraduate admissions procedure, naming Prof. G. Fairhurst as the expected supervisor for the studies. All applicants for PhD study are expected to register initially for a MSc, and transfer to the PhD programme on proof of satisfactory progress.