The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Cyprus, in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence and Imperial College London, announces that the application period for the MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems has been extended to the 16th of April 2021 at 5 pm.
For the academic year 2021-2022, five merit-based scholarships will be offered to successful applicants accepted to the program, to cover 50% – 100% of their tuition fees. In addition, students accepted to the program have the opportunity to apply for part-time or full-time employment at the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence, the largest research and innovation center in Cyprus on Information and Communication Technologies.
Candidates can apply through the University of Cyprus online application system: https://applications.ucy.ac.cy/postgraduate_appl/MNG_USER_en.login_frm
The number of available positions is limited, and the evaluation of prospective candidates will begin immediately.
Applicants also interested for employment can apply under the open call of KIOS CoE Research and Innovation Positions or dedicated calls for Software/Research Engineer positions at the Center. Information on job vacancies at the KIOS CoE can be found here
Information about the program
The MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems, which will be offered for the third consecutive year, teaches highly innovative intelligent system methods and tools from emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The main purpose is to tackle challenging problems in modern Cyber-Physical Systems, with emphasis on monitoring, control, management and security in critical infrastructure systems. These systems include electric power and energy systems, water distribution networks, telecommunication networks, transportation systems, and emergency response systems.
The program’s curriculum offers a unique opportunity for professionals working in critical infrastructure systems to further specialize and formalize their education with the newest ICT approaches relevant to modern infrastructures. Moreover, it provides an excellent option for students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or natural and applied sciences who want to pursue a professional career in critical infrastructure systems or an advanced research career by progressing with a PhD degree in the field.