Research Associate (Signal Processing, Detection and Estimation)

Position Description:

We are looking to hire motivated a research associate to work on signal processing methods for estimation, detection, and optimization in social networks. The candidate must have a strong background in signal processing, optimization methods, probability, statistics, detection, estimation, and information theory.


  • MSc. or MEng. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics or other related fields.
  • Solid Mathematical skills.
  • Experience in signal processing methods like graphical learning methods will be considered an asset.
  • English: Fluent speaking/writing skills
  • Develop agent-based simulation platform and perform simulation studies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research experience in the area of signal processing, optimization, probability and statistics.
  • Develop algorithms for detecting rumors and their sources in social networks. Develop theories to quantify the fundamental performance limits of these estimators.
  • Develop theories and algorithms for robust social learning in social networks, including investigation of fundamental performance limits.
  • Develop agent-based simulation platform and perform simulation studies.
  • Help to supervise graduate students and contribute to proposal writing.


Application Procedure:

Interested candidates please send your CV/resume to:
Prof Tay Wee Peng
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
50 Nanyang Avenue
Block S2.1
Singapore 639798

E-mail Address for E-mailed Applications:
Electronic submission of application is highly encouraged.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview. Application closes when the positions are filled.

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