PhD Studentship in Beam Steering for 5G Communications at University of Cambridge, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The University of Cambridge is offering PhD Studentship in Beam Steering for 5G Communications (EPSRC Industrial CASE) for the duration of 4 years in the UK. This studentship is available for Home/EU students.

The main technical objective is to investigate novel designs, implementations, and measurement methodologies of LC-based electronically reconfigurable beam steering sensor arrays which will have a low profile, high gain, lightweight and low cost.

Host College/University:

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Cambridge also has 31 colleges which are independent institutions, each with its own property and income. The Colleges appoint their own staff on their own terms and conditions and are responsible for selecting students, in accordance with University regulations. The teaching of students is shared between the Colleges and University departments. Degrees are awarded by the University.

Degree level:

Studentship is available to pursue the PhD programme.

Field of Study:

Studentship is awarded in Beam Steering for 5G Communications (EPSRC Industrial CASE).

Scholarship Award: 

This is a 4-year iCASE PhD studentship, starting from 15 January 2019. It covers the University Composition Fee for Home/EU candidates only and a tax-free stipend for those who meet the EPSRC residence criteria.


  • This studentship is available for Home/EU students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK.

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant should have (or expect to obtain by the start date) at least a good 2:1 (and preferably a Masters degree) in engineering or a related subject such as physics or materials, strong mathematical ability and an enquiring and rigorous approach to research together with a strong intellect and disciplined work habits. Good team-working, observational and communication skills are essential.

English Language Requirements: 

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via the University of Cambridge Graduate Admissions web pages, with Prof Daping Chu identified as the potential supervisor.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

October 4, 2018.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *