BITS - HP LABS INDIA PhD FELLOWSHIP

BITS - HP LABS INDIA PhD FELLOWSHIP for Research related to Information and Communication Technologies

BITS - HP LABS INDIA PhD FELLOWSHIP

for Research related to Information and Communication Technologies for Emerging Economies.

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HP Labs has a long tradition of innovation. Headquartered in Palo Alto, HP Labs has six strategic centres across the globe. HP Labs India has been set up to create innovation for emerging economies.

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science(BITS) is an all India Institute for higher education. An important aspect of eduction at BITS is its institutional linkages with industry. The institute attaches great importance to univesity-industry alliances.

BITS, Pilani, and HP Labs India jointly announce a unique PhD Fellowship for research in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) relevant to emerging economies such as India. This fellowship has been instituted to attract candidates of exceptional abilities to carry out research in this area. The fellowship would offer the selected candidate the opportunity of working to the highest academic standards, and also work with HP Labs, the corporate research group of HP and one of the world's leading industrial research laboratories.

Candidates with Master's degree in engineering/technology, interested in doing doctoral work in the following areas are invited to apply:

* Handwriting Recognition

* Technology for Education and

* Multimedia Broadcast

Candidates selected for this fellowship would be required to doany course work and clear the PhD qualifying examination before commencing the research work at HP Labs India in Bangalore.

The fellowship is offered for a year at a time, and will be renewed annually on satisfactory performance in studies and research, for a maximum of three years. The candidate would get a monthly stipend of Rs.20,000 and HP Labs India would pay the fees involved to BITS. An Additional monthly allowance of Rs.20,000 would be available to cover the living expenses off-campus for the duration the candidate spends at HP Labs India, Bangalore. The fellowship will also cover expenses for presenting a paper at one selected International Conference during the fellowship.

The application giving details of academic accomplishments should be addressed to :

The Deputy Director(Off - Campus Programmes)

BITSm PIlani - 333 031

and reach on or before June 30, 2005. Information required to be submitted in the application is given at www.bits-pilani.ac.in under " Doctoral Programmes".

Reference : The Hindu,09.05.2005

BITS - HP LABS INDIA PhD FELLOWSHIP for Research related to Information and Communication Technologies