[ecoop-info] 25 Funded Ph.D. Positions in Computer Science, Iowa State University

Rajan, Hridesh [COM S] hridesh at iastate.edu
Tue Dec 20 19:20:00 CET 2016

25 Funded Ph.D. Positions in Computer Science, Iowa State University

Deadline: January 15, 2017
Apply here: https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/online/index.php 

Iowa State University (ISU), Department of Computer Science is seeking to fill 25 Ph.D. positions, including four Presidential Fellows, starting Fall 2017 as part of a new strategic initiative.

The ISU Department of Computer Science (CS) is a research-intensive department, where faculty members are currently conducting $16M of funded research projects in a variety of fields. Areas of interest include: Applied Cryptography, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Concurrency, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Data Science, Database Systems, Formal Methods, High Performance Computing, Machine Learning, Model Checking, Molecular Biology, Operating Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Programming Languages and Compilers, Program Analysis, Robotics, Smart Home, Software Engineering, Theory of Computation, Wireless Networks. ISU CS faculty members are leaders in a number of these areas. The CS graduate student body is highly diverse, and all students are supported by assistantships and fellowships or by work-study appointments.

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, the birthplace of the electronic digital computer, is a land-grant, public university with 36,600+ students, located in Ames, Iowa. Since 1858, ISU faculty have applied science to practice, conducting basic and applied research to improve lives and sustain the planet. As a land-grant institution, ISU wholeheartedly supports the mission of sharing knowledge beyond campus borders. ISU pioneered the first statewide Extension Service in 1906, which continues to this day and has been replicated across America. ISU has the talent and the facilities to lead the urgent, global quest for solutions. ISU is the home to CyEnce, a supercomputer that blazes through more than 183 trillion calculations per second. ISU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous specialized accrediting agencies. ISU offers 108 bachelor’s degrees, 112 master’s degree programs and 81 Ph.D. programs as well as a professional degree in Veterinary Medicine. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies Iowa State University as Research University with very high research activity. ISU is also a member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only organization of the 62 top public and private research institutions in the U.S. and Canada. ISU has been designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. Iowa State University is dedicated to conducting research and scholarship with local, national, and international impact.

Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa, a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the healthiest city in the nation by USA Today and the best college town in the nation by Livability.com (see www.visitames.com).

Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, email eooffice at iastate.edu.

For additional information please visit the links below.
Graduate College: https://www.grad-college.iastate.edu
Computer Science Department: http://www.cs.iastate.edu
Iowa State University: http://www.iastate.edu

Best wishes,

Dr. Hridesh Rajan
Professor of Computer Science
Iowa State University of Science and Technology

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