UCL PhD Admission call: AI powered Physiological Computing and Assistive Technology

UCL Computer Science PhD Programme 2020/21 and 2021/22

Call: talented applicants are invited to propose a PhD research project in areas related to AI powered Physiological & Affective Computing, with the aim to create novel assistive technology and boost disability innovation.

PhD Application Cycle for 2020/21 (starting in early 2021) and 2021/22 (starting in September 2021) is open!

Person Specification

Applicants should be interested in Physiological Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction and Assistive Technology.
Applicants should have a Masters degree in a related discipline. Industrial experience will strengthen your application. Prospective candidates should also have an interest and experience in some of these areas: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Physiological Signal Processing, Brain Imaging or Brain-Computer Interface.

Application Procedure

1st Round: expressing your interest by emailing to “youngjun[dot]cho[at]ucl.ac.uk” with the items below

  1. a copy of CV
  2. Brief personal statement (1 page)
  3. Brief research proposal (1 paragraph)

2nd Round: making a full application

Applicants should submit their applications via UCL Select
NB: Please indicate clearly on your application that you are applying for the UCL Computer Science PhD programme under the supervision of (“Dr. Youngjun Cho“).
Also, please notify Aeesha Adams with your application number when you apply. Applications must include:

  1. Contact details of applicant
  2. A personal statement and separate research proposal (2 – 5 pages) describing the research question, a summary of some relevant literature, and an outline of the type of research to be conducted (including ideas about which methods would be appropriate).
  3. Name and email contact details of 2 referees (including at least one academic staff – assistant professor, associate professor, (full) professor).
  4. Academic transcripts
  5. A CV