Applications invited for M-ITI Awards

The Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute awards are intended to enable R&D opportunities for applicants wishing to visit and work with the M-ITI team for a short period of time. This awards are open to both researchers and faculty of all levels, and are meant to cover transport, accommodation and living costs incurred as part of the visit. The amount of the award and the duration of the visit will be negotiated with each awardee, and will depend on the nature of the research.

The recipients of the awards will be encouraged to collaborate closely with faculty and researchers at this institute during their visit.

Award cateogories:
•Category 1.
We are currently accepting proposals from anyone wishing to collaborate with us on developing secure, privacy aware, and trustworthy technologies in the context of online and mobile social networks. Applicants with interests in human-computer interaction, social networks, network analysis, machine learning, ubiquitous and pervasive computing, and formal method development are encouraged to submit a proposal. For more information, contact Prof. Vassilis Kostakos at vassilis@cmu.edu.

Category 2. We are currently accepting proposals from anyone wishing to collaborate with us in the area of sustainable ICT. The work should seek to develop and deploy new sensing techniques for measuring resource consumption and travel behavior, to design and evaluate visualisations and motivational techniques for presenting this information and to study and design new services in the area of sustainability. Applicants with interests in human-computer interaction, social networks, service design, sensor networks and ubiquitous computing are particularly encouraged to submit a proposal. For more information, contact Prof. Nuno Nunes at njn@uma.pt.

Candidates of all nationalities are eligible for this award. Successful candidates will be allowed to apply for subsequent awards.Closing date: There is no explicit closing data. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.Evaluation criteria: Applications will be assessed on the qualities of the applicant, the proposed work's scientific merit, originality, and relevance to the theme of the call. Successful applicants will be contacted on an ongoing basis.

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