|Funding for:||UK Students|
|Funding amount:||From £19,062 Enhanced UKRI stipend, p.a. (2022/23 rate)|
|Placed On:||25th July 2022|
|Closes:||25th November 2022|
Project Title: Statistical Machine Learning for Medical Imaging
This project aims to develop novel uncertainty methodologies and a software toolkit with uncertainty awareness for radiograph-based disease detection. The proposed models are expected to differentiate themselves with the uncertainty quantification algorithms for the known uncertainty sources, as well as from unknown sources. This will be achieved through three concrete and actionable research tasks in the duration of the studentship:
Thus, in identified high uncertainty cases, human validation, intervention, and more extensive tests can be carried out to avoid potential error. The resulted open-source software toolkit will be validated through an AI-assisted radiograph-based dental disease detection application and is transferable across a wide range of diagnostic radiology applications.
The application is rolling-based with no fixed submission deadline until the position is filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged for early PhD start. The PhD student will be based at the Nature Inspired Computing and Engineering (NICE) research group in the Department of Compute Science at the University of Surrey. The student will also benefit from ample computing and research resources from Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) and the Surrey Institute for People-Centred AI.
Open to UK students starting in January 2023. Later start dates are possible until July 2023.
A Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics or similar (a First Class or good Upper Second Class Honours degree, or the equivalent from an overseas university).
English language requirements: IELTS Academic 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual category, or equivalent. More about our English language requirements.
How to apply
Apply via the Computer Science PhD programme page.
Please clearly state the studentship title and supervisor on your application.
UK tuition fee + enhanced UKRI stipend at £19,062 p.a. (2022/23 rate) + Research Training Support at £1,000 p.a. + Personal Computer (provided by the Department). Funding is for 4 years. This is a University of Surrey Doctoral College matched funding studentship.
Friday 25 November 2022
Contact Dr Yunpeng Li (email@example.com).
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