AFR-PPP: Results 2017-1 Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 14 of 22 eligible AFR-PPP projects have been selected for funding in the 2017-1 Call. This represents an FNR commitment of 2.47 MEUR.

The AFR-PPP scheme for PhD and Postdoc grants supports researchers who carry out their PhD and/or postdoc training in collaboration with a company in Luxembourg. The scheme is open to all researchers, regardless of their nationality. Collaborating companies must have a presence in Luxembourg.

The 2017-2 AFR-PPP Call for proposals is open and has a submission deadline of Friday, 1 September 2017.

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Funded PhD projects

Domain Innovation in Services: 6 PhD projects

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Aakash Arora Power efficient sparse signal processing for digital wideband on-board techniques (SPASAT) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Professor Bjorn Ottersten SES S. A. Dr Joel Grotz

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Giulio Giorgione Supporting Tool foR Empowering Advanced Mobility Services (STREAMS) University of Luxembourg Professor Francesco Viti ExaMotive S.A. Dzmitry Kliazovich

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Luiz Antonio Ricci Prediction model for smart grids (RELOAD) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Professor Yves Le Traon Creos Luxembourg S.A. Yves Reckinger

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Nida Khan Data Analytics and Smart Contracts for traceability in finance (DASCF) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Dr Radu State Eethiq Advisors S.a.r.l. Rachid Ouaich

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Ramiro Daniel Camino Advanced Market Abuse Detection with Big Data (AMADA) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Dr Radu State LOGOS Francois Gourdon

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Sayed Hossein Dokhanchi Joint Automotive Radar-Communications System (JARCS) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Professor Bjorn Ottersten IEE Dr Thomas Stifter

Domain Material Sciences: 2 PhD projects

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Mahdi Amne Elahi Process Innovation for Sensors in Mobile Applications Based on Laser Assisted Metal-Plastic Joining (LAMP) University of Luxembourg Professor Peter Plapper Cebi Luxembourg Raymond Mohrbach

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Yamila Omar busINess analyticS In manufacturinG: Husky solutioning lead-Time optimization (INSIGHT) University of Luxembourg Professor Peter Plapper Husky Injection Molding Systems Luxembourg IP Development S.a r.l. Mr Jean-Christophe Wiltz

Domain Mathematics: 1 PhD project

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
David Gasperini Combined asymptotic and domain decomposition methods to solve Maxwell’s equations in the high frequency regime (COMSOL_MAXWELL) IEE S.A. Dr Udo Schroder Montefiore Institute, University of Liege
University of Luxembourg
Professor Christophe Geuzaine

Professor Stéphane Bordas


Funded Postdoc projects

Domain Innovation in Services: 3 Postdoc projects

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Chetan Arora Reconciling Natural-Language Requirements and Model-Based Specification for Effective Development of Critical Infrastructure Systems (RECONCIS) SES TechCom S.A Mr Frank Zimmer University of Luxembourg (SnT) Professor Lionel Briand

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Eric Aislan Antonelo Unbiased Temporal Machine for General-purpose Times series-based Fraud detection (UTEMA) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Dr Radu State CHOICE Technologies Holding Sarl Yves Rangoni

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Stefan Hommes Rule Compilation for Software-defined Networks (SDN) (RUCON) University of Luxembourg (SnT) Dr Radu State Telindus Luxembourg Dr Thomas Scherer

Domain Sustainable Resources: 1 Postdoc project

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Ramona Pelich Vessel monitoring and kinematic modelling based on satellite Earth Observation and ground measurements (SKUA) LIST – Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology Dr Patrick Matgen LuxSpace Willibald Croi

Domain Law & Economics: 1 Postdoc project

APPLICANT NAME PROJECT TITLE HOST INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR COLLABORATING INSTITUTION SUPERVISOR
Qizhang Sun Trust in Online Advisor (TiOA) University of Luxembourg Professor Tibor Neugebauer PricewaterhouseCoopers, Societe cooperative Gregory Weber

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