Foundations of Communication Networks

PhD Position – Thesis offer M/F (Reference: CS/DM&PE/FoundCommNet/022024)

EURECOM's Communication Systems Department, one of Europe's premier research labs in communications and networking, invites applications at PhD levels. The position is to be filled ASAP. The position is as part of the Networks of the Future PEPR supported by the French National Agency for Research (ANR) with a focus on the Foundations of Communication Networks. The position is intended for talented researchers with a strong mathematical background and the drive to push the knowledge frontiers in the area of advanced wireless networks, with a special emphasis on one (or more) of the following areas:

  • Task-oriented communication and learning by exploiting the structures of data, functions, and networks
  • Fundamental limits of distributed computation
  • Coding for distributed and parallel systems, Coding for efficient updates
  • Distributed coding for content access, in caches and the edge
  • Learning algorithms for computing
  • Over-the-air computing,
  • Computation in sensor networks


  • Education Level / Degree : Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or in Mathematics
  • Field / specialty: Communication Systems
  • Technologies / Languages / systems: Matlab, Python
  • Other skills / specialties: Strong Mathematical Background
  • Other important elements: Strong Academic and Algorithmic Skilss


The application must include:

  • Detailed curriculum,
  • List of publications specifying the three most important publications,
  • Motivation letter of two pages also presenting the perspectives of research and education,
  • Name and address of three references..

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to with the reference:

Start date: ASAP
Duration: Duration of the thesis