Doctoral Research Opportunities

The following research opportunities are available for doctoral students:

Faculty RA Opportunity Description
Bhat, Ishwara  Potential Sanida National Lab RA opportunity
Chow, Joe / Meng Wang / Ali Tajer / Qiang Ji 1. Potential DOE RA opportunity 2. Power market dispatch 3. Modeling and control of power systems
Chow, Paul Power semiconductor devices and ICs
Ji, Qiang 1. Computer vision (facial and body behavior analysis) 2. Machine learning (bayesian deep learning and self-supervised learning) 3. Graphical models 4. Human and robot interactions.
Julius, Agung Control and learning with applications in teams of human-autonomous systems
Kar, Koushik 1. IoT based autonomous thermal control of smart indoor spaces 2. Game-theoretic study of inter-domain routing and peering in the Internet
Karlicek, Robert Doctoral research assistantship opportunity in sensor fusion used in autonomous lighting control systems
Sawyer, Shayla 1. Bio-nano materials and devices 2. Nanocomposite simulations 3. Environmental sensor design
Shur, Michael Need students with strong experimental skills and independent minds
Tajer, Ali Machine learning and high-dimensional data analytics
Wang, Meng High-dimensional data analytics: the goal is to develop efficient data-driven methods to extract information from data with provable analytical guarantees. The motivating applications include smart grid data analytics and image processing. More Information
Wen, John Advanced robotics for manufacturing: This project integrates vision and force sensors, task and motion planning, adaptation and learning, and industrial robot control systems to automate industrial manufacturing processes such as composites layup, surface finishing, and assembly. More Information
Zhang, Tong Computer systems: This project investigates the design of memory and data storage systems across software and hardware stacks for future cloud computing and larger-scale data centers. More Information


Faculty Research Summaries