Newsletter 073/2009

IBM Global University Relations and Innovation Programs:

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Program 2010-2011

Deadline: October 29, 2009

IBM is pleased to announce the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship program for the 2010-2011 academic year.  We have received many outstanding and exceptional candidates from universities all over the world in the past and encourage your participation. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship program honors exceptional Ph.D. students in many academic disciplines and areas of study, for example: computer science and engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, physical sciences (including chemistry, material science, and physics), mathematical sciences (including optimization), business sciences (including financial services, communication, and learning/knowledge), and service science, management, and engineering (SSME).

Additionally, IBM pays special attention to an array of focus areas of interest to IBM and fundamental to innovation, including but not limited to:

-Technology that creates new business value:
Optimization, risk and compliance, business intelligence, information-based medicine, services and software to improve business performance, social networking, information-based medicine and health care management, modeling and data analysis, workforce-based supply chains, Service Science, Management and Engineering (SSME), tools for globalization

-Innovative software:
HCI, new expressive ways of manipulating computers, programming models and tools, language understanding, ontologies, real-time system, real-world-aware systems, intelligent imbedded systems, event-driven computing, Web 2.0, 3D Internet

-New types of computers:
Use of massive parallelism for non-scientific/engineering applications (including those applications), cell/multi-core and hybrid systems, green computing, 3D systems and integration, nanotechnology and post-CMOS devices for digital logic, memory, and communications

-Interdisciplinary projects that create social and business value:
Water and energy modeling and management, management of computer centers virtualization, autonomic computing, cloud computing, Internet data centers, green systems/data centers, green computing

Students must be enrolled full-time in a college or university Ph.D. program, and they must have completed at least one year of study in their doctoral program at the time of their nomination. Students in Russia and Europe may be nominated in their first year of study in their doctoral program. IBM Ph.D. Fellowship nominations may be made by faculty members from September 22 to October 29, 2009.

For further information about the Fellowship Program and the requirements for submitting a nomination please see:


Verantwortlich: Fritz
Letzte Änderung: 13.10.2009
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