Call for application 37° cycle


Notice to candidates:
In accordance with the DECREE-LAW 6 August 2021, n. 111, Urgent measures for the safe exercise of school, university, social activities and public transport, starting from 01st September 2021 and in order to access physically to the University, students must possess and exhibit the Green pass, whatever the purpose of their entrance is.
Therefore, even though the doctoral competition as in the regulation does not apply the previous decree-law as it is required for the public competitions, all PhD candidates who will take the test in presence should exhibit the aforementioned documentation; furthermore, it is required to exhibit the Green pass for all the students who will need to go to the various offices inside the University.

Specifications of Scholarships and available positions

Overall Specifications approved for the course by the Academic Senate

Sapienza Scholarships External Scholarships Industrial PhD Positions without scholarship
6 7 0 4

External organizations financiers
n. 2 borse finanziate da/scholarships funded by Centro di Ricerca Cyber Intelligence and Information Security (CIS)
n. 5 borse finanziate da/scholarships funded by Dipartimento di Ingegneria informatica, automatica e gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"

Themes defined for funded scholarships

COMPLESSIVA PER IL CORSO

- Sicurezza informatica
Institution: borse finanziate dal Dipartimento di Ingegneria informatica, automatica e gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"
Progetto DIAG Cyber-security (4 borse)
La tematica riguarda tutti gli aspetti della sicurezza informatica e copre sia aspetti teorici che pratici, incluse innovazioni scientifiche e tecnologiche.

- Cyber security
The theme is concerned with all aspects of cybersecurity covering both theoretical and practical aspects, including scientific and technological innovations.

COMPLESSIVA PER IL CORSO

- Intelligenza Artificiale
Institution: borse finanziate dal Dipartimento di Ingegneria informatica, automatica e gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"
Progetti UE WhiteMech-AIPlan4EU (1 borsa)
Tecniche di intelligenza artificiale di pianificazione, sintesi di programmi e reinforcement learning per task temporalmente estesi

- Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence techniques for planning, program synthesis, and reinforcement learning for temporally extend tasks.

COMPLESSIVA PER IL CORSO

- Tecniche di test di sicurezza sul software, firmware e dispositivi embedded
Institution: borse finanziate dal Dipartimento di Ingegneria informatica, automatica e gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"
Accordo CIS-MISE (2 borse)
Cybersecurity, con particolare riguardo a tecniche di test di sicurezza sul software, firmware e dispositivi embedded

- Security testing techniques on software, firmware and embedded devices
Cybersecurity, with emphasis on security testing techniques on software, firmware and embedded devices

Il candidato sceglierà una tematica in fase di presentazione della candidatura on line


Admission Procedure

Qualifications assessment - evaluation of the curriculum (including the academic career and any other qualifications), letters of recommendation supporting the candidate, and the presented list of publications;
- evaluation of the research proposal. In particular, the committee evaluates the description of the state of the art, the originality and the innovative nature of the proposal, the clarity and completeness of the objectives, the methodologies and the potential results, and the relevance of the proposal with respect to the themes and the objectives of the Ph.D. program.

Oral interview - admission to the interview is subject to a positive evaluation of the qualifications and of the research proposal by the admissions committee
- the interview is in English and is aimed at assessing the candidates' knowledge, skills, and aptitude to carry out research in the scientific areas of Computer Science and Engineering
- the interview includes a discussion about the candidate's research proposal and their personal motivations. Its duration is at most 30 minutes and can include a candidate's proposal presentation, which has to be at most 15-minute long.
language INGLESE


contacts and info Email dottorato: dottinginf@diag.uniroma1.it

Curriculum studiorum

Graduation date and grade of the Master's degree
detailed list of exams including completion dates and scores of Masters's degree
History of Scholarships, Research Grants (or similar)
Certificates of Foreign Languages
Certificates of participation in post-graduate university courses
certificates of Participation in research groups
certificates of Participation in internships
Other University Awards/Degrees (e.g.: awards in competition, second degree)
Publications list

Required documentation

§ research project
mandatory
The research proposal must be written in English in accordance with the following template.

Applicant's first name ......... last name ...............

Proposal title: [...]

Area (select at most two areas of interest from the following list)
o Algorithm Design and Engineering
o Algorithms and Data Science
o Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Representation
o Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
o Computer Networks and Pervasive Systems
o Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Deep Learning
o Cybersecurity
o Data Management and Service-Oriented Computing
o Distributed Systems
o High Performance and Dependable Computing Systems
o Human-Computer Interaction
o (other, specify) .....

Summary of proposal
(maximum 1000 characters, including spaces)
Brief summary of the research project, highlighting problem statement, objectives, original content.

State of the art of the research field
(maximum 2.000 characters, including spaces)

Research objectives, content, and methodology (maximum 8.000 characters, including spaces)
Detailed description of the research project, emphasizing original and innovative aspects and
scientific relevance.

Results, impact, and benefits
(maximum 8.000 characters, including spaces)
Detailed description of the results, the advancements, the impacts and benefits expected.

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, the file must be uploaded within 31/7/2021

§ first letter of introduction (by a teacher)
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 31/07/2021

§ second letter of introduction (by a teacher)
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 31/07/2021

§ third letter of introduction (by a teacher)
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 31/07/2021

§ List of publications
optional, the file must be uploaded within 31/07/2021

Language Skills

the candidate must know the following languages
ENGLISH

Exam Schedule

Qualifications assessment
day15/09/2021
notesnone
publication on notice boardNO
publication on the web siteYes
web sitehttps://phd.uniroma1.it/web/INGEGNERIA-INFORMATICA_nD3514_IT.aspx
date of publication20/09/2021
contactsdottinginf@diag.uniroma1.it

Oral interview
day23/09/2021
notesDettagli dello svolgimento della prova orale saranno disponibili sul sito. Details on the interview will be available in the web site.
time08:00
classroomsarà comunicata attraverso il sito web / will be announced in the web site
addressVia Ariosto 25, Roma
publication on notice boardNO
publication on the web siteYes
web sitehttps://phd.uniroma1.it/web/INGEGNERIA-INFORMATICA_nD3514_IT.aspx
date of publication30/09/2021
contactsdottinginf@diag.uniroma1.it

Evaluation scale

file:visualizza il file
file (eng):visualizza il file (eng)

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