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PhDRoska Tamás Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology

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Overview

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The doctoral training program consists of two stages, with a complex comprehensive
exami in between the two stages. The first stage is the Training Phase, whereas the second stage is the Dissertation Phase. The student can enter the second stage only if the complex exam was fulfilled successfully after the first stage.

Main research topics of the multidisciplinary doctoral school include: bio-inspired and neuromorphic information technology and bionics; fundamentally new principles of sensory computing, surveillance, and navigation; molecular and nano-sized sensing and computing; realizability studies of electronics and optics; human and artificial language technologies, artificial understanding and telepresence.

PhD students are offered graduate courses related to their chosen research area in the first 4 semesters. Course selections need to be discussed with the scientific supervisor. At the end of the 4th semester PhD students have to take a qualifying exam to demonstrate their scientific skills.

Further information about our Doctoral School

Faculty brochure for download

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

- MSc degree in the relevant study field of the PhD Program (min. quality of 75%),
- Transcript of records regarding all academic semesters completed during MSc studies,
- English language certificate: IELTS with score of 6.5 or TOEFL with score of 90 or PTE Academic with score of 59-64.

Entrance exam:

Yes

Type of entrance exam:

Oral

Entrance exam location:

On-line

Entrance exam description:

The application package submitted has to contain the following documents:

- a short description (max. 3 pages) of the Applicants’ results, plans, proposed subject of research;
- a short reference from the Applicants’ mentor (previous professor or other mentor);
- MSc diploma;
- English language certificate
- letter of acceptance issued by the supervisor

After the evaluation of the documents received by the Admission Committee, the Applicant will be informed via email about the result. Based upon the decision of the Admission Committee, the Applicant will be invited to take part in an online interview where he/she has to present his/her PhD application and previous studies.

Members of the Admission Committee are the heads of the programs and two additional persons proposed by the head of the Doctoral School and appointed by the Chairman of the Doctoral and Habilitation Board (hereinafter DHB). The Chairman of the Admission Committee is appointed by the Chairman of the DHB.

Contact:
Dr. Gábor SZEDERKÉNYI
Head of Doctoral School
phd@itk.ppke.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
1

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
5

RESEARCH AT THE FACULTY

Research work at the Faculty predominantly focuses on the interdisciplinary area between life sciences, computer science and engineering, and on strengthening the convergence paradigm of these fields. The organizational structure of the Faculty makes cooperation between
different research groups particularly straightforward.

Our outstanding capacities in computing and dedicated hardware architecture design help to solve complex computational problems that arise in engineering design or biological data analysis.

The Faculty was awarded the title of “Research University Faculty” by the Hungarian Government in 2013.

The Jedlik Laboratories (the Ányos Jedlik Research and development Laboratory) is a new Science-Education-Technology Center where the advantages of multidisciplinary work is emphasized in some important emerging fields of science and technology. Study and innovation are linked through major research laboratories and state-of-the-art SMEs, from both Hungary and abroad.

Research activities at the Faculty

Further details about our Doctoral School

Programme structure

The Doctoral School is in line with the following few fundamental new trends of research of the international scientific community:

- Bio-inspired and neuromorphic information technology and bionics; fundamentally new principles of sensory computing, surveillance, and navigation
- Molecular and nano sized sensing and computing; realizability studies of electronics and optics
Human and artificial language technologies, artificial understanding and telepresence

DISCIPLINES OF THE ROSKA TAMÁS DOCTORAL SCHOOL OF SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

- Information Science
- Electrical Engineering Sciences
- Biological Sciences

PROGRAMS OF THE DOCTORAL SCHOOL

Program 1:
Bionics, Bio-inspired Wave Computers, Neuromorphic Models
Heads: Tamás Freund, György Karmos, Zsolt Liposits, Sándor Pongor

Program 2:
Computer Technology Based on Many-core Processor Chips, Virtual Cellular Computers, Sensory and Motoric Analog Computers.
Head: Péter Szolgay

Program 3:
Feasibility of Electronic and Optical Devices, Molecular and Nanotechnologies, Nano-architectures, Nanobionika Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools.
Head: Árpád Csurgay

Program 4:
Human Language Technologies, Artificial Understanding, Tele-presence, Communication.
Head: Gábor Prószéky

Program 5:
On board Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Head: Ákos Zarándy

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States