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Graduate/Undergraduate Research Assistant
Qatar University

  • May 19, 2017
 
  • Graduate/Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Qatar University
    Doha
    Qatar
 
  • Jul. 15, 2017
  • Available immediately
  •  
 
  • Graduate Student
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Engineering - Other
 
 
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Graduate Research Assistant positions are available in two joint 1 – 3 year projects led by Prof. Farid Touati (Qatar University, QU), Prof. Damiano Crescini (University of Brescia, Italy). and Prof. Adel Ben Mnaouer (Canadian University of Dubai).

The candidate should have a strong background in embedded systems (hardware and software, socket programming, interfacing, C/C++, wireless technology, PCB board design and development).

The main objective of the project (Early Warning System for Asset & Underground Monitoring for Safe & Sustainable Environment= Structure Health Monitoring; SHM) is: Design of a wireless platform that is environmentally powered, enhanced with novel MAC network protocols and emerging IoT-enabling protocols, in order to allow remote control and interrogation of sensing units.

Specific tasks are (candidates are only concerned with TASKS 2 and 3 only):

TASK1: Fabrication of SHM sensing columns (selected sensors), each column (i.e. node) transmits own data (serial, CANOPEN bus) using to the next column (node) via mesh networking till a gateway. The columns are fabricated/available with CANOPEN serial data (Task assumed by Italy collaborator).

TASK 2- Radio & Wireless Platform and IoT TASK 4.1 – Develop/program an out-surface board (OSB) that receives/processes/transmits SHM CANOPEN data received from downwhole/underground and hops data till a gateway (column+OSB=Node). At the beginning Raspberry pi3 for example can be used. TASK 4.2 – Gateway (GW) design with data processing (Task4) TASK 4.3 – Implement power-aware and context-aware MAC protocols in OSB and/or Gateway within IoT context.

TASK 3 – Data Processing, Event Management and Storage (at OSB and/or Gateway). TASK 3.1 – Data Processing TASK 3.2 – Event Management System (EMS) TASK 3.3 – Data Storage

Successful candidates will start immediately and will be based at Qatar University. They will be offered highly competitive financial packages with fringe benefits, including:

  • Basic Monthly Salaries: 8,500-9,000 QAR (~ U.S. $2,443).
  • Benefits, according to QU’s Policy, include:
    o Accommodation allowance of 5,000 QAR
    o Local transportation allowances: 500 QAR;
    o Annual round trip air tickets to the candidates’ home countries, according to QU policies;
    o Annual paid vacations for 35 calendar days; and,
    o National health care (employees and their families).

Interested candidates should send their CVs, with cover letters and the names of three professional references, to:

Dr. Farid Touati
Department of Electrical Engineering
Qatar University
Doha, Qatar
touatif@qu.edu.qa

Applications will be evaluated immediately, upon receipt.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Farid Touati
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    Qatar University
    EE Dept., College of Engineering
    Doha 2713
    Qatar
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  • touatif@qu.edu.qa
 

 

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