The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) announces 10 full-time PhD Student Scholarships. The KIOS CoE operates within the University of Cyprus, in collaboration with Imperial College London

The selected students will be enrolled in either the Electrical Engineering or the Computer Engineering PhD program of the University of Cyprus and they will conduct their research at the facilities of the KIOS Center of Excellence in one or more of the following thematic areas: Control systems, computational intelligence and machine learning, autonomous systems, optimization and networks, embedded systems, fault diagnosis, cyber-security, reliability, resiliency and fault tolerance, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, dependable integrated systems, intelligent transportation systems, water networks, power and energy systems, telecommunication networks and smart camera networks. Motivated candidates with strong mathematical and/or algorithm Development background are especially sought.


No. of Positions : Ten (10) Positions

Category : Scholarships

Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia , Syprus

Deadline: 13th September 2019

· Bachelor`s or Master’s in Engineering (Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering) or
Computer Science or Mathematics or a related field from an accredited institution.
· Previous research experience will be considered an advantage.

The scholarship will be for one year and may be renewed annually, based on performance, for 3- 5 years. It includes the University tuition fees and a monthly salary between €1000-€1700 on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise. The 13th is incorporated the monthly salary. The employee will have the right to outpatient medical coverage (GHS) as 01/06/2019 and shall their date of employment 1,7% of their monthly gross (as of 01/03/2020 this percentage shall increase to 2.65%). Additionally, the Employe join the Private Medical Scheme for an additional cost of 3,95% of their monthly gross salary that the total working time is over 18 hours per week). Maternity leave will be granted on Social Insurance Laws from 1980 until 2012.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to conduct fundamental or applied research in the area of Information and Communication Technologies with emphasis on the Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructure Systems. They will be encouraged to produce, submit and publish research results in international conferences and journals, with a view to acquire the PhD degree. They will also be expected to assist and contribute to various projects
of KIOS CoE in order to accomplish its strategic objectives.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following items online through the link:
Click Here
. Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date as well as the research area
apply to (a candidate may apply to more than one area)
. Short description of their academic and research experiences (can be combined with the
) (1 page maximum)
. A detailed curriculum vitae in English or in Greek
. Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc degree(s)
. At least two reference letters from University Professors, uploaded directly from the

The applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but not later than Friday, 13
September 2019 at 5 pm
. The evaluation of the applications will begin immediately. For more
contact the KIOS Center of Excellence, by phone at +357 22893460 or via email at

Official Link

Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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