UDRC-EURASIP Summer School 2019

Event Date: 

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 16:30


The UDRC in partnership with EURASIP will be hosting the 2019 Signal Processing for Defence Summer School at the Heriot-Watt University Riccarton Campus, in Edinburgh. This four day course will be delivered at Masters level and is for researchers in industry, defence and academia who have an interest in Signal Processing for Defence. Our aim is to offer an excellent teaching and learning environment which is free to attend, therefore places are limited and will be allocated  through an applicant selection process. To apply to attend the UDRC Summer School, please submit the registration form below outlining your reasons for your application, what days you are interested in attending and whether you will require campus accommodation. Successful applicants will be notified early April. - Registration is now closed.

Important Dates

  • Summer school: 24th June - 27th June 2019
  • Deadline for submissions: 29th March 2019
  • Successful notification: 12th April 2019

To ensure that participants are equipped to apply this work to practical solutions, the course will be delivered through traditional lectures and tutorials on set exercises supervised by leading experts in the field.

Day Theme
Monday 24th June Statistical Signal Processing
Tuesday 25th June Sensing and Tracking
Wednesday 26th June Machine Learning
Thursday 27th June Source Separation and Beam forming


The objectives of the Summer School are to:

  • Fill a gap in knowledge for signal processing engineering research students and industrial practitioners.
  • Facilitate the process of taking new theoretical developments into practical engineering applications.
  • Create a focal point for research in Signal Processing for Defence
  • Stimulate new collaborations in this field.

There will also be ample opportunity to network at the UDRC-EUROSIP Summer School social events. This year the Summer School Dinner will take place at the Bridge Inn restaurant, transport will be provided. We will also welcome you to a whisky tasting evening where you can sample and learn more about the Scottish national drink.


If you choose to stay on campus there will be a limited amount of rooms available to book. Successful candidates will recieve more information on how to reserve a room in due course. 

Large study bedrooms will cost £60 per night and will include a contimental breakfast. Located in one of the newest halls of residence, the rooms are serviced daily and will have an en-suite shower and toilet.  The accommodation is configured into flats of 5 rooms and internet access is available. The rooms do not have TVs, clock radios or hairdryers and there is no access to a kitchen facility, however there is tea/coffee making facilities and access to a (non-exclusive) common room. 

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If you have an enquiry regarding the UDRC-EUROSIP Summer School please contact janet.forbes@ed.ac.uk

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Example Study Room
Example of Accommodation at HW

Contact Name: 

Janet Forbes

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