PhD Scholarship in Stream Data Classification in the Age of 5G Networks

Develop a novel stream data classification model to handle the challenges in the era of 5G networks such as the scope of the stream data, the complexity of their relationship, the diversity of contained information and the incorrect readings of numerous sensors.

RMIT University founded in 1887 is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities for computer science and information systems. CSIT currently has more than 40 continuing faculty members and over 100 PhD students. In addition to highly-cited researchers, the school is home to an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an ACM/IEEE Fellow. To know more about CSIT, please visit School of Computing Technologies.

Scholarships are valued at AUD $31,260 per annum for three years. The selected candidate is expected to start in July 2021, or soon thereafter.

  • A first-class Honours degree in computer science (or closely related field such as mathematics/electrical engineering) from an Australian University
  • A MS degree in computer science with a major thesis component
  • Ranked in the top 10% in your class at a reputable national university
  • Ranked in the top third of your class at a top 100 research university by world standards (CMU, ANU, Tsinghua, etc) or
  • A publication in one of the following venues: SIGIR, WSDM, WWW, SIGKDD, NeurIPS, ICML, RecSys, ACL, NAACL, COLING, SPIRE, ECIR, CHIIR, ADCS, TOIS, TKDE, IPM, IRJ, and other conference/journal recognised by the community.

In addition, having one or more of the following is desirable:

  • A personal recommendation describing your research abilities from someone known by the supervisors, or a well-known research leader in a closely related field
  • Prizes or awards from significant mathematics/CS competitions such as the Math Olympiad or the ACM Programming Contest and/or
  • Outstanding programming ability as evidenced by a history of open source contributions through GitHub or other means.

Send us your application through our online system including:

  • cover letter expressing your motivations and ambitions
  • your CV
  • copies of all academic qualifications
  • other relevant documents. 

Compress your application in a zip file and send to or

20 January 2021.

20 April 2021.

This scholarship will be governed by RMIT University's Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

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