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ClearWay Research Student2022 November 14

Ph.D. Studentships in Reinforcement Learning and Swarm Intelligence for Coordination of Autonomous Vehicles. Applications are invited for a number of funded four-year Ph.D. studentships investigating the use of deep reinforcement learning (RL) and Swarm Intelligence techniques to optimize travel-time reliability in the presence of autonomous and conventional vehicles within the ClearWay project funded by Science Foundation Ireland. The successful candidates will be supervised by Prof. Vinny Cahill and Prof. Ivana Dusparic. They will join the ClearWay team consisting of 4 PhD students and 2 postdoctoral researchers, as well as a wider team of ~10 PhD students working with Profs Cahill and Dusparic in the areas of RL and intelligent mobility. Furthermore, PhD students will have an opportunity to engage in ClearWay industry collaborations and intelligent mobility hackatons. Please send applications by email to and quoting “ClearWay Studentship” in the subject line and including a curriculum vitae (giving full details of qualifications and experience, including transcripts of degrees, a description of your contribution to relevant project work, and the names of two referees) along with a 1-2-page research proposal, both in PDF format. Details of degree and English language requirements for PhD TCD admissions can be found at The closing date for applications is December 16th 2022. Late applications will be considered if the posts remain unfilled.

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