Archive for July, 2008

‘NUManoids’ take 1st place in RoboCup Soccer

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

A joint team between the University of Newcastle, Australia and NUI Maynooth has achieved first place in RoboCup 2008 Soccer, Standard Platform League. The team beat a joint Georgia Tech/Carnegie Mellon Team in a penalty shoot out in the final of the competition to take first place. Click here for further detailsNUManoids Team.

M.Sc. scholarship in mathematical modelling and/or testbedevaluation of wireless networks

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Basic Description

Applications are invited from well-qualified applicants for a postgraduate position in the Hamilton Institute at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. The vacancy is in the area of wireless networks. The project’s aim is to to gain a better fundamental understanding of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) through both mathematical modelling and experimental investigation, to achieve better network deployment and performance.

Candidate Profile

The candidate should hold a bachelors degree in Engineering/Applied Mathematics/Computer Science or a related field. An interest in mathematical modelling and/or networking is needed. Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Stipend: 21,000 Euro (tax free) per annum plus university fees.

Hamilton Institute: Further Information

The Hamilton Institute is committed to research excellence. These posts offer an exciting opportunity for successful candidates to tackle fundamental research problems within a stimulating multi-disciplinary research environment with state of the art facilities and strong links to the international research community.

Application Procedure

To apply, candidates should submit a detailed CV, motivation letter, and the names and addresses of two referees for letters of recommendation to: Dr Ken Duffy ( and Dr David Malone (