[visionlist] Open PhD call 2019 - Italian Institute of Technology (Pattern Analysis & Computer Vision - PAVIS & Visual Geometry and Modeling Lab - VGM Lab) and University of Genova, Italy

Pavis Pavis at iit.it
Tue Jun 4 10:04:37 -04 2019

PhD Call for Applications 2019

Italian Institute of Technology - Pattern Analysis & Computer Vision (PAVIS), Visual Geometry and Modeling Lab (VGM Lab) and University of Genova, Italy


Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT - www.iit.it) together with the University of Genova opened the call for the 2019 Doctoral Course on Sciences & Technologies for Electronics & Telecommunication - Curriculum in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (www.iit.it/phd-school).
6 PhD positions are available at the Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision (PAVIS) Dept. and Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab to work in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, and more specifically on the following themes
(for details see https://pavisdata.iit.it/data/phd/ResearchTopicsPhD2019_IIT-PAVIS+VGM.pdf)

Theme A: Computer vision for the prediction of human intentions, activities and behavior
Theme B: Human body modeling for Socially-Aware Computer Vision
Theme C: 3D Scene understanding with geometrical and deep learning reasoning
Theme D: Multi-modal scene understanding
Theme E: Computer vision into the wild
Theme F: Zero – and Few – Shot Learning
Theme G: Crowd behavioral analysis and event recognition
Theme H: Re-identification
Theme I: Biomedical imaging & Neuroimaging
Theme L: Movement and behavior analysis in biomedical applications

More info on the above research topics can be found at https://pavisdata.iit.it/data/phd/ResearchTopicsPhD2019_IIT-PAVIS+VGM.pdf or directly asked to Prof. V. Murino (pavis at iit.it), or any other tutor indicated in the list of themes.
The PhD program on the listed themes will take place at the PAVIS department of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) located in Genova (www.iit.it).
The department focuses on activities related to the analysis and understanding of images, videos and patterns in general, even multidisciplinary, in collaboration with other research groups in IIT.
PAVIS staff has a wide expertise in computer vision and pattern recognition, machine learning, image processing, and related applications (mainly related to surveillance/security and biomedical tasks).
For more information, you can also browse the PAVIS (http://pavis.iit.it/) and VGM Lab webpages (http://vgm.iit.it/) to see our activities and research.

To apply, follow the instructions indicated at this link where the notice of public examination in English will soon be published: https://unige.it/usg/it/dottorati-di-ricerca
In short, the documentation to be submitted is a detailed CV, a research proposal under one or more themes chosen among those above indicated (please, see also a project proposal template at the link indicated below), reference letters, and any other formal document concerning the degrees earned.
Notice that these documents are mandatory in order to consider valid the application.
IMPORTANT: In order to apply, candidates must prepare a research proposal based on the research topics above mentioned.
Please, follow these indications to prepare it: https://pavisdata.iit.it/data/phd/ResearchProjectTemplate.pdf

ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE is June 12th, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (noon, Italian time/CET) – STRICT DEADLINE, NO EXTENSION.
APPLICATIONS are possible through University of Genoa ONLINE PROCEDURE ONLY - https://unige.it/usg/it/dottorati-di-ricerca

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