*Application deadline: March 15, 2019. **Please contact early before the
opening is filled.*

*I.               About the Ph.D. position:*
There is a Ph.D. position available at the School of Software, Tsinghua
University. The PhD student is expected to work in the area of “Passive
Communication for Industrial IoT”, which potentially includes both
analytical and experimental work in the following aspects:

1)      Hardware and software design of passive wireless nodes;
2)      Energy harvesting from RF signals;
3)      Ultra-Low-Power (or Zero-Power) sensing and perception;
4)      Passive communication and the corresponding protocol stack design;
5)      Alternative air interfaces for passive or ultra-low-power wireless
6)      Investigation of ultra-high-latency support in industrial IoT

*II.            About the Scholarship*
The Siemens China Scholarship at Tsinghua University is a full scholarship
offered by Siemens Ltd., China, Corporate Technology. to support
outstanding *international *students to pursue Ph.D. degrees. The
Scholarship recipients will cooperate with Siemens to conduct research in
the Ph.D. stage. Through the study and practice in the forefront of
industrial technology development, the scholarship recipients will lay the
foundation for the growth of innovative talents in the industry.

* Contents and Standard of the scholarship:
-- Tuition fees: 40,000 RMB/year;
-- Living allowance (including accommodation, medical insurance, books or
other materials and transportation, etc.): 160,000 RMB/year in total.

* The scholarship is awarded to the scholarship recipient for a period of
four years in principle; If the Scholarship recipient completes his or her
study and gets the degree in advance, the duration of the scholarship for
the student shall be shortened accordingly and consistent with the actual
study period. The scholarship recipient who has not been able to complete
their study due to objective (exceptional) reasons within four years or
will reach a better achievement in their research if the length of study is
extended for a period of time may apply to extend their length of study
sponsored by the scholarship after approval of study extension from the
University. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of an annual review of
the recipient’s performance.

*III.          Eligibility:*
Applicants for the Scholarship should meet all the following requirements:
1. Meet the requirements of admission for international graduate students
(detailed information refer to the Admission to Graduate Programs of
Tsinghua University 2019 (For International Students));Click here
2. Must appreciate Siemens Values, and be willing to work together with
Siemens to carry out research work;
3. Are not offered other kinds of scholarships for study at Tsinghua

*IV.          How to apply:*
Please contact in advance with Prof. Yuan He ([log in to unmask]) with
the email title "PhD Student Application - <Name Surname>", and attach your
CV and academic transcripts.

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