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PhD positions in Lucca Italy

last modified Aug 07, 2012 04:04 PM

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca ( is accepting applications, from extremely motivated students for fully-funded positions in its 2013 Doctoral Research Program.

The Computer Science (CS), Control Systems (SYS), Image Analysis (IA) and Management Science (MS) programs, all embedded within the Computer, Decision, and Systems Science Track (CDSS), aim to equip researchers and professionals with a wide knowledge of the theoretical foundations of computer science, informatics and system analysis that are applicable to a large variety of real-life problems of industrial, managerial, economic, and societal interest. Such elements include control systems, management science, optimal decision making and numerical optimization, image analysis and pattern recognition. The objective of the program is to provide Ph.D. candidates with the necessary scientific competence to master the theoretical aspects of the discipline, to propose original research ideas, and to develop numerical algorithms, managerial solutions and software tools for applying the new concepts to practical applications.

Each student is invited to construct a personal study plan with an Advisor, drawing from entire range of course offerings, to best suit his or her background and research interests.

Please visit the call website ( for more details regarding program content, the numerous benefits that students enjoy (including scholarships and room and board), and for the online form.

Please apply online ONLY by September 26th 2012.