Scouting for PhD and Post-docs (11 topics) at the Institute for Informatics and Telematics of CNR (Pisa, Italy)

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The Ubiquitous Internet Research Unit of IIT-CNR (Pisa, Italy) is scouting for talented candidates for the following PhD and post-doc areas:

  • Human-centric explainable and efficient pervasive Artificial Intelligence [3 topics]
  • Architectures, Algorithms, and Protocols for the Quantum Internet [2 topics]
  • 6G networks and edge computing [4 topics]
  • Mobile health and digital phenotyping for personalized health services [1 topic]
  • ICT-enabled production optimization in Industry 4.0 [1 topic]

Complete information about research areas, associated topics, reference contact points are provided at

Expressions of interest will be continuously considered upon reception. The very final date for sending EoIs is 31st July 2022, but topics may be closed earlier, depending on the received EoIs. Interested people are strongly encouraged to send expressions of interest as soon as possible.

Details on the procedure are available here

Reference projects

PhD and PostDocs will be carried out in the framework of one of the following European and National Projects. This will allow ample opportunities for international collaboration

Reference PhD programmes

PhDs will be carried out within one of the following PhD programmes

Ubiquitous Internet Research Unit

The Ubiquitous Internet RU is part of the Institute for Informatics and Telematics of CNR, located in Pisa, Italy. Pisa hosts the biggest CNR campus in Italy, and is the home of three prestigious Universities, the University of Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, S. Anna School of Advanced Studies. Pisa research institutions have a long heritage of excellence in Computer Science, dating back from the first Italian computer (CEP, 1961) and the first Italian connection to the Internet (1986).

The activities of the Ubiquitous Internet Research Unit range over multiple topics related to the design and analysis of the Next Generation Internet (NGI) networking and computing systems, including edge computing, Internet of People, decentralised AI, human-centric networked systems, online/mobile social networks, data centric and self-organising networks.  Verticals of interest include Industry 4.0, e-health, energy efficiency, smart mobility. The RU has a strong track record of successful activities in national and European projects, from FP6 to Horizon Europe (HE), which is reflected in the many international collaborations in EU and USA activated by the researchers of the RU.

Please refer to the publication records of the contact persons for each topic for more specific information.


Research Group: Ubiquitous Internet @ IIT-CNR

General contact: Andrea Passarella <>

Specific contacts: see topics description at

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Job CategoryDoctorat, Post doc

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