PhD Position in Aalborg University Denmark

Few PhD stipends in Signal processing, Audio processing, Machine learning – Aalborg, Denmark


At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Electronic Systems, One or more PhD stipends in Acoustic Signal Processing for Hearing Assistive Devices is available within the general study programme Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aalborg University, Denmark, 2022

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Aug 01, 2022
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Electronic Systems

Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

We are looking for highly motivated, independent, and outstanding students that desire to do a successful 3-year PhD programme at Aalborg University. The ideal candidate will have a M.Sc. degree in statistical signal processing, audio processing, auditory perception, machine learning, or information theory. Good English verbal and written skills are a must, and excellent undergraduate and graduate grades are desired.

Responsibilities/Job Description

One or more fully funded PhD stipends are available in the Centre for Acoustic Signal Processing Research (CASPR). CASPR is anchored in the Section for Artificial Intelligence and Sound (AIS), Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University, Denmark.

CASPR performs research and education in advanced signal processing for hearing assistive devices including hearing aids, headphones, and headsets.

The potential topics of the PhD stipends are:

  1.  Self supervised learning for signal processing in hearing assistive devices such as speech enhancement, acoustic scene analysis, etc.
  2. Energy reduced DNNs using Bayesian learning and approximate computing such as finite precision arithmetic, deterministic and stochastic computing, etc.
  3. Multimodal signal processing for hearing assistive devices such as users EEG, eye-gaze as well as audio-visual inputs, etc.
  4. Advanced speech enhancement including voice conversion, person conditioned DNN, binaural enhancement, etc.

When applying for the position you need to indicate your first and second priority of research topics from the above list.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 8-22017

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Department/Section/Group

In electronics engineering, Aalborg University is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the societal relevance of its research programmes. The Department of Electronic Systems consists of more than 200 employees, of which about 40 % are international and 90 enrolled PhD students. The Department hosts 620 students. The Department's excellent research infrastructures and facilities accentuate its global position in teaching and research. The Department's research centres around communication, antennas, control systems, AI, sound, cyber security and robotics. The Department plays an active role in translating discoveries and results into practical applications with industrial partners and IPR. The Department provides teaching for several BSc and MSc programmes using a problem- and project-based learning model

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Note or Other details

Appointment and salary as a PhD fellow are according to the Ministry of Finance Circular of 28 June 2019 on the Collective Agreement for Academics in Denmark, Appendix 5, regarding PhD fellows, and with the current Circular of 11 December 2019 on the employment structure at Danish universities.

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Contact details

Concerning the scientific aspects of the stipend, you may obtain further information from: Professor Jan Østergaard; [email protected];  Professor Zheng-Hua Tan; [email protected]; or Professor Jesper Jensen; [email protected]

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