Research Fellow in Quantum Computational Electromagnetics for Future Wireless Communications Systems

University of Surrey

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Institute for Communication Programs
Location:  Guildford

Mounted Time period Contract to thirtieth April 2026
Submit Kind:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 December 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  061223

The College of Surrey is a worldwide group of concepts and other people, devoted to life-changing training and analysis. We’ve got a daring imaginative and prescient of what we need to obtain – shaping ourselves into top-of-the-line universities on this planet. 

About us 

The Institute for Communication Programs (ICS) is the biggest educational analysis institute in Europe specialising in all features of ICT (Info and Communication Applied sciences). It’s dwelling to over 200 researchers with experience in all communication and broadcasting programs and has developed one of the best in school massive scale testbeds for analysis and innovation and enjoys the state-of-the-art lab and computing amenities.

Established in 2012, 5GIC is the world’s first devoted centre in researching end-to-end features of 5G and works carefully with nationwide and worldwide main educational institutes and key industrial companions. In November 2020, 6GIC was formally launched with parallel analysis undertaken in each 5G+ and 6G for 2030+.

The function

You’ll work on the thrilling collaborative undertaking, “In direction of Quantum-assisted Reconfigurable Indoor Wi-fi Environments,” collectively funded by the NSF-EPSRC. You may be a part of a bunch that focuses on superior electromagnetic modelling for sensible environments assisted (together with reconfigurable clever surfaces) by quantum optimization algorithms.

The goal of this undertaking is to research new basic communication fashions and schemes, which dynamically program and customise indoor wi-fi propagation environments for enhanced wi-fi communication; achieved by integrating the physics of wave-chaotic dynamics, the arithmetic of random matrix principle, the engineering of reconfigurable electromagnetic surfaces (RIS), and the computing energy of adiabatic quantum annealer. The analysis group consists of Prof. Zhen Peng within the College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US and Prof. Gabriele Gradoni within the College of Surrey, UK. 

What you may be doing 

  • Devise modern electromagnetic fashions of the RIS working inside cavities, develop the essential information of common gate and adiabatic quantum computing, be taught the derivation of quantum circuits from electromagnetic issues and the implementation of quantum circuits in devoted software program platform (together with IBM Qiskit and D-WAVE) to deal with dynamic surroundings optimization.
  • Discover novel mathematical options to trendy wave and quantum engineering issues, as outlined by the analysis group.
  • Journey to UK and US collaborators and conduct analysis in step with and associated to the undertaking for substantial durations of time.
  • Learn to write grant proposals, participate in drafting comply with up/associated proposals on quantum computational electromagnetics purposes, and liaise with a multidisciplinary community of educational and industrial companions.
  • Be capable to set, outline and work in direction of reaching targets, disseminate outcomes and doc work carried out.

What it’s essential have

  • A PhD diploma (or equal) or near finishing a PhD diploma in Digital Engineering, Physics, arithmetic, or different areas associated to Electromagnetics Engineering and Quantum Physics. Postdoctoral analysis or industrial expertise could be a bonus.
  • Very sturdy experience in electromagnetics modelling for wi-fi communication programs.
  • Credible analysis profile within the improvement of superior quantum and optimization algorithms.
  • Superb understanding of; the theoretical and design features of state-of-the-art RIS, MIMO programs, and indoor propagation, and random matrix principle and chaos principle utilized to wave issues.
  • Wonderful monitor report of publications in extremely ranked journals and conferences in at the very least one of many above fields.

Methods to apply

Please submit your CV and full the applying kind as instructed.

For casual enquiries please contact: Prof Gabriele Gradoni ([email protected])

Please notice, it’s College Coverage to supply a beginning wage equal to Stage 3.6 (£34,980) to profitable candidates who’ve been awarded, however are but to obtain, their PhD certificates.  As soon as the unique PhD certificates has been submitted to the native HR Division, the wage can be elevated to Stage 4.1 (£36,024).

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