The Electronic Systems group is always looking for exceptional candidates interested in pursuing a PhD. So if you are among the top 5% of your fellow students, if you have (almost completed) a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related area, and if you have expertise and interest in one or more relevant areas, e.g., design automation, multiprocessor systems-on-chip, models of computation, compiler technology, embedded systems, ambient systems, you are invited to apply, even if no open positions are listed on this page. Your application should contain a short research statement of the research you would like to perform, or if you apply to a concrete position a short motivation stating why you are interested in that position. It should further include your resume, 2-3 references, a list of Bachelor/Master courses you completed including the obtained grades, GRE/TOEFL scores (if available), brief descriptions of the most relevant projects you did, a list of publications (if any), and an electronic copy of your best publication (if any). Please send your application to Twan Basten (a.a.basten at tue.nl), or if applying to a concrete position to the person(s) mentioned in the vacancy description.