NextG Lab@Mason is always looking for highly motivated PhD students with interest in experimental research of 5G/NextG Communications, O-RAN, AI/ML, Spectrum Sharing, NR Positioning, and Cybersecurity.
Hold a BS/MS degree in ECE, CS, IT, Cybersecurity, or other related disciplines.
Strong programming skills (e.g., Python, Matlab etc.)
Solid background in mathematics and analytical thinking
Excellent written and communication skills
Ability to work in an inter-disciplinary team
Strong background in wireless communications and networking, particularly, 5G and next-G technologies
Hands-on experience with open-source cellular software, e.g., srsRAN and OpenAirInterface, and software-defined radios, e.g., USRP X310.
Hands-on experience with experimental research in communications and with communications testbeds
Research experience and good publication record
Hands-on experience with network simulators, such as, ns-3 and OMNET++ is a plus.
Your application must include:
Curriculum vitae including R&D skills, awards, fellowships, grants, list of publications (if any) etc.
Any relevant documents that will support your application
How to Apply?
Please send the required documents as a single pdf file directly to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Subject="PhD-application-FirstName-LastName". Formal PhD application must be submitted to the PhD in Information Technology with Cybersecurity Concentration (PhD INFT-CYSE) under GMU College of Engineering and Computing.