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PhD positions in Convergence of Humans and Machines research field
Tampere University

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2023
Title PhD positions in Convergence of Humans and Machines research field
University Tampere University
Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Department Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Tampere University CONVERGENCE project is currently hiring 16 doctoral researchers to study the convergence of humans and machines! 

CONVERGENCE is the trailblazing doctoral field aiming at bringing together expertise of natural sciences & engineering (ENG) and social sciences & humanities (SSH) in multidisciplinary union. As many as 16 doctoral research projects are related to the following developments: affective computing, gamification, augmented reality, cybernetics, ubiquitous connectivity, dispersed computing, AI & machine learning, and robotics & machine perception. 

Each student will be supervised by two leading senior faculty members (and, sometimes, a PostDoc or company/organization representative). The main supervisor and the co-supervisor are from different research fields: ENG and SSH. 

There are 16 funded positions and we want to invite the professionals from all over the globe to apply!

  1. AI/Human-generated Worlds: Merging Psychophysiology and Machine Learning for Creating Virtual Realities
  2. Human and Machine Perception of Affect in Speech
  3. The Future of Human Augmentation in Games
  4. Ethical Issues in Pervasive Gamified Software, Datafication, Metrification, and Algorithmic Control of Human Practice
  5. Digital Experience Ecology of Societal Value
  6. Augmented Awareness of Contextual Information
  7. Technologically Augmented Embodiment and Contemporary Theatre Performance
  8. Games & Play for Posthumans
  9. Young People and Future Technology: New Ways to Decrease Social Isolation and to Increase Social Interaction (YouthTech)
  10. XR in the Wild – Wireless Technology and the Future of Human Environmental Experiences 
  11. Combining IoT Sensors and Machine Learning to Detect Emotions and Social Experiences
  12. Second Skin – A Wireless Artificial Cutaneous Sensing System
  13. The Influence of Algorithms or Bots on Political Communication in Social Media
  14. Explanations, Fairness, and Interactivity of Recommendations 
  15. Robots as Companions to Support Life-Long Wellness
  16. Socially-Aware Machine Perception




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Contact Information

  • Coordinator
    Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
    Tampere University
    Tampere, Pirkanmaa


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