PhD student position in Edge Intelligence and IoT

Deadline for receipt of applications: September 29, 2022 23:59 AoE (30 September 2022, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

Edge Networks Group and NetEcon Group


Edge Networks and NetEcon Research Groups at IMDEA invite applications for a PhD position in the field of edge intelligence, working on distributed machine learning (ML) inference to better support ML applications in the ecosystem of IoT and edge computing. The candidate will be jointly supervised by Jaya Prakash Champati and Sergey Gorinsky.

What we offer:

  • A vibrant international workplace with the opportunity of collaborating with top research groups at the institute and elsewhere
  • The prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking/related fields
  • Help with moving to Spain and settling at IMDEA
  • Competitive salary package

Academic Qualifications:

  • Masters or Bachelors in computer science, communication engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field with a solid academic record.

Skills Required:

  • Strong mathematical/analytical skills with a background in Machine Learning and at least one of the following subjects: Probability and Random Processes, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, and Convex Optimization.
  • Good programming skills. Hands on experience with system implementation is an added plus.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Candidates shall submit by the call deadline, a CV, motivation letter, and two reference letters through the IMDEA Networks Institute hiring portal, at

For any further question please contact:

Jaya Prakash Champati (

Sergey Gorinsky (


This contract could be partially funded by the research project GreenEdge (PID2021-128223OA-I00), as long as this project is awarded funding by MCIN/ AEI /10.13039/501100011033/ and the European Union ERDF “A way of making Europe”, in the framework of the call Generación de Conocimiento 2021.

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If necessary choose as supervisor Dr. Jaya Prakash Varma CHAMPATI or Dr. Sergey GORINSKY

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  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: September 29, 2022 23:59 AoE (30 September 2022, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)