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ICT Education @ DISI
Postgraduate Research Grants
DISI - Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

Call 2005

The University of Trento is ready to accept applications for 30 internships, to be taken up at their respective labs, in order to conduct research activity in various projects.

The period of internships is for a minimum of 3 months, with a possible up to 6 months following the evaluation of the candidate.

Department of Information and Communication Technology

The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DIT) is one of the departments of the University of Trento which intends to incorporate skills in information and communication technology as well as provide a dynamic and qualified response to the ever-increasing demand of such skills on a local, national and international level.

DIT research programs

Accepted students will work on one of the following research programs or partners (for more details see http://disi.unitn.it)


  • Heuristic methods (Reactive Search) for the wireless Internet
  • Design and Verification of Trust and Reputation Management Protocols
  • Machine Learning Algorithms for ranking documents
  • Integration of Machine Learning and Agents technologies
  • C-OWL
  • Formal verification of complex systems by integrated SAT & Mathematical solvers
  • Distributed Systems and Service-Oriented Computing
  • Analysis and Evaluation of the Potentialities of three-dimensional approaches to microwave circuits synthesis and optimization
  • Classification of Multitemporal Remote-Sensing Images with Support Vector Machines
  • Development of Regression Methodologies for Hyperdimensional Spectral Spaces
  • Watermarking di immagini digitali
  • Tropos project: protype tool for analyze and restructure dependency diagrams
  • Tropos prject: protype tool for secure Tropos
  • Peer-to-Peer Data Management: Protype tool for Coordinating peer databases
  • SIMI-Pro (Semantic Information Management system for Innovative Product design)
  • InSIDe
  • VirtualCity - development of integrated databases on urban scale
  • at S.E.S.A.
  • Formal Ontology and Conceptual Modeling for Social Interactions

Description of the Grants

The amount of the grant is 800 Euro per month.

The grant also covers: a) travel expenses , b) medical insurance.

Requirements for the Partecipation

In order to become a candidate for the grant, students must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Candidate must be at the last year of education of a program of at least 4 years (university level);
  2. Candidate must specialize in Electronics, Information and/or Telecommunication technology;
  3. Candidate must have the highest possible grades during the period of study (Diploma with Distinction);
  4. Candidate should apply for the grant if he/she intends to apply for the PhD program at the University of Trento;
  5. Candidate must be highly (self) motivated to do his/her best in order to achieve the best possible results during his/her internship period as well as the PhD program, if accepted;
  6. Candidate must possess excellent knowledge of English.

Submission of the Application

Applications must be done on-line in the webpage http://dit.unitn.it/education/inshipform.xml no later than 30th November 2004.

The application forms of the candidates will be evaluated by the Committee of DIT; candidates will be selected for the internship period at the University of Trento.

The selected candidates should apply for the PhD program at the University of Trento. The requirements for the application for the PhD and conditions of the competition can be found at the official site of the PhD program.


  1. November 1: publication of this call
  2. December 10 deadlines for submission
  3. December 30: list of accepted students
  4. Period of stage: from the beginning of March, 2005

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