|UK Students, EU Students, International Students
|£18,622 Funding will cover UK home tuition fees and a tax-free stipend at UKRI rate (£18,622 for 2023/24) for 3.5 years
|18th October 2023
|31st December 2023
A 3.5-year funded PhD studentship is available in the Department of Computer Science at University of Sheffield, working on the topic of robust and adaptive AI-enabled vision system for medical imaging and precision medicine.
About the project
The field of medical imaging and precision medicine has seen remarkable advancements in recent years, driven by the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, such as transformers, powerful foundation models, multi-modal learning algorithms, and large language models . These technologies can revolutionize healthcare by enabling accurate diagnosis, personalized treatment planning, and improved patient outcomes. This project will focus on developing robust and adaptive AI models that can handle the complexities of medical imaging data as well as the domain gap and knowledge gap across different scenarios, and further adapt to individual patient needs. Depending on the profile of the student, a particular focus would be identifying pitfalls of current AI models with adversarial machine learning techniques and/or explainable AI (XAI) to enhance the reliability and applicability of AI algorithms for healthcare applications.
The starting date for this position is negotiable, preferred to be in Feb. 2024, or Sep. 2024.
 Moor, M, et al. Foundation models for generalist medical artificial intelligence. Nature, 2023
About the Department and Research Groups
The successful candidate will join the Computer Vision group in the Department of Computer Science, led by Prof. Jungong Han. As a PhD candidate, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, extensive resources, AI-focused community (https://shef-ai.github.io/) and a collaborative research ecosystem, incl. partnerships with Insigneo —the largest institute in Europe dedicated to in silico medicine technologies (www.sheffield.ac.uk/insigneo).
Information on the English language requirements can be found here: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/english-language
3.5 years studentship covering UK home fees only (overseas applicants are welcome to apply, but they must be able to fund the difference between home fees and overseas fees themselves/through additional funding).
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