MSc Research Calls

Master of Science in Engineering (Electrical)

By Research

 

Department of Systems and Control - Research Calls for Interest 


P1.2019: Full-time MSc on Machine Interpretation of Sketched Drawings

Thematic areas of research:   Signal and image processing, Machine and computer vision

A full-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of machine interpretation of sketches, focusing on the  interpretation of 2D pen and paper sketches, using artistic cues such as shadows and shading to create 3D virtual models, as well as the deformation of the virtual 3D models using sketching strokes to adapt and enhance the form design process.  . 

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in signal processing; an interest in image processing and computer vision; an aptitude for mathematics and proficiency in programming including MATLAB. 

If you require further details, please contact Dr. Alexandra Bonnici or  Prof. Ing. Kenneth Camilleri.


P2.2019: Full-time MSc on Autonomous Robotic Vehicles

Thematic areas of research: Robot control, Automatic control systems, Nonlinear control systems, Adaptive and Intelligent control 

A full-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of Autonomous Robotic Vehicles, focusing mainly on real-life applications of wheeled and/or aerial robots and the associated control and navigation challenges.  

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in control engineering; an interest in mobile robotics, electronics and computer interfacing; an aptitude for mathematics and proficiency in programming including MATLAB/SIMULINK.  

If you require further details, please contact Dr. Ing. Marvin Bugeja.


P3.2019: Full-time/part-time MSc on EEG Signal Processing

Thematic areas of research: Biomedical signal processing, System identification

A full-time or part-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of electroencephalographic (EEG) signal processing with applications that include: Brain computer interface systems, Biometry, Sleep analysis.

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in signal processing; an interest in biomedical engineering; an aptitude for mathematics and proficiency in programming including MATLAB.

If you require further details, please contact Dr. Tracey Camilleri, Dr. Owen Falzon or Prof. Ing. Kenneth Camilleri.


P4.2019: Full-time/part-time MSc on Biomedical Thermography

Thematic areas of research: Signal and image processingBiomedical signal processing 

A full-time or part-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of thermographic analysis with applications which include: Thermal imaging for diabetes, Foetal thermography, Combined thermal and visual imaging for the analysis of physiological functions.

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates should preferably have a good background in signal and image processing; an interest in biomedical engineering; an aptitude for mathematics and good programming skills, preferably including MATLAB.

If you require further details, please contact Dr. Owen Falzon or Prof. Ing. Kenneth Camilleri.


P5.2019: Full-time/part-time MSc on Vision-based Human-Machine Interaction

Thematic areas of research:  Signal and image processing, Machine and computer vision

A full-time or part-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of vision-based human-machine interaction, focusing particularly on unobtrusive human-computer interaction and human-home interaction by means of different interaction modalities based on the eye and head movements, and hand gestures. 

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in signal processing; an interest in image processing and computer vision; an aptitude for mathematics and proficiency in programming including MATLAB. 

If you require further details, please contact Dr Ing. Stefania Cristina or Prof. Ing. Kenneth Camilleri.


P6.2019: Full-time/part-time MSc on Numerical Optimization for Vehicle Routing

Thematic areas of research: Numerical Optimisation

A full-time or part-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of numerical optimisation, focusing particularly on optimisation for logistic solutions such as vehicle routing for the timely delivery of good or pick-up of customers by taxi operator.

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering, ICT, Mathematics, Physics or Statistics. Ideal candidates must have an aptitude for mathematics and some in programming basics. 

If you require further details, please contact Dr Kenneth Scerri

 

P7.2019: Full-time/part-time MSc on Computer-based Music Analysis

Thematic areas of research:  Signal and image processing, Machine and computer vision

A full-time or part-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of music analysis, focusing on creating robust optical music recognition systems; introducing computational expression into musical pieces; musical transcription as well as the development of systems to provide feedback to musical students.

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in signal processing; an interest in image processing and computer vision; an aptitude for mathematics and proficiency in programming including MATLAB. 

If you require further details, please contact Dr Alexandra Bonnici or Prof. Ing. Kenneth Camilleri.


P8.2019: Full-time MSc on Adaptive and Intelligent Control

Thematic areas of research: Adaptive and intelligent control, Automatic control systems, Computational intelligence, Nonlinear control systems, Neural networks.

A full-time MSc by Research post in the area of adaptive and intelligent control systems. This will focus on the design of controllers that use AI techniques to learn autonomously and in real-time how to reliably control dynamic systems in the presence of complexities such as time-varying parameters, model uncertainty, unknown nonlinear dynamics and system faults. 

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in control engineering; an interest in mathematics and AI techniques, electronics and computer interfacing and proficiency in programming including MATLAB/SIMULINK.

If you require further details, please contact Prof. Ing. Simon G. Fabri.

 

P9.2019: Full-time/part-time MSc on Historical Document Image Analysis

Thematic areas of researchSignal and image processing, Machine and computer vision 

A full-time or part-time MSc by Research post on a project in the area of historical document image analysis. This research will focus on image processing algorithms to clean historical documents from artefacts introduced through paper ageing, water damage and ink bleeding. 

Students must be in possession of, or expect to obtain, at least a Second Class Honours degree ideally in one of the following areas (or any other related area): Electrical & Electronic Engineering or ICT. Ideal candidates must have a good background in signal processing; an interest in image processing and computer vision; an aptitude for mathematics and proficiency in programming including MATLAB. 

If you require further details, please contact Dr Alexandra Bonnici, Prof. Ing. Kenneth Camilleri or Dr Ing. Stefania Cristina.



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