Three additional scholarships for the admission to the – Agrifood and Environment

Call for 3 research fellowships for the participation to the National Ph.D. on Artificial Intelligence (Ph.D.-AI) – area Agrifood and Environment at the University of Naples Federico II). The fellowships will be supported by the programme PON Ricerca e Innovazione 2014-2020 – Azione IV.5 Dottorati su tematiche Green, for the academic year 2021/2022 – XXXVII Ph.D. cycle, as indicated by the Decreto Ministeriale n. 1061 issued 10 August 2021.

Deadline for application: 25 October 2021 at 13.00 CET.

Call, forms and application template are available here.

Research themes for which candidates can apply presenting at the oral examination a keyed research project (and associated industries where the fellows will spend at least 6 months for a stage):

1) Development of AI methods supporting industrial development of bio-refineries (ENI:

2) Wastescapes Regeneration: Design and Evaluation Techniques for Operationalizing Circular Economy (ASMENET:

3)  Numerical integrated methods of machine learning and data mining for the protection of agroforestry soils from erosion risk (Green Planet –

4) AI applications for the use of volatile organic compounds (VOC) for protection of grapevines and for the improvement of wine quality (Famiglia Cotarella – Falesco – MATERIAS:

5) AI techniques supporting plant phenotyping for stress resilience and yield stability (ENI:

Further information are available at the website , on Euraxess website, and directly inquiring at the coordinator of the Ph.D.-AI, area Agrifood and Environment, Prof Francesco Loreto ().