[Eeglablist] PhD Openings in Data Mining & Machine Learning & Computational Neuroscience and Bioinformatics, Fall 2019

shouyi wang shouyisxty at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 03:26:47 PST 2019

Ph.D. Openings in Data Mining & Machine Learning & Computational
Neuroscience and Bioinformatics, Fall 2019

Position Information: immediate fill of two Ph.D. positions for Fall
2019 at the Center on Stochastic Modeling, Optimization, & Statistics
(COSMOS) at the University of Texas at Arlington. Graduate students
with strong quantitative background and programming skills are
encouraged to apply. The research directions include Data Science,
Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning with
applications to Neuroscience, Brain Informatics, Medical Informatics,
as well as Intelligent Robotics/Human-Machine Systems. If you are
interested, please send your CV to Dr. Shouyi Wang at shouyiw at uta.edu.
We will evaluate your CV and give feedback quickly. Accepted Ph.D.
students will work with Dr. Wang and will be provided with full
financial support for the entire Ph.D. study (usually 4 years),

GRE Waiver: candidates with 2 years of working experience can apply to
waive GRE for our program. Visiting Students/Scholars Positions are
also available in Data Science/Machine Learning/AI.

Lab Information: The COSMOS Center is conducting world-leading
research in Advanced Data Analytics, Machine Learning Research,
Complex System Optimization & Modeling, Healthcare, and Biomedical
Informatics, and AI-driven Technologies. The lab has very strong
connections to AI industry. The renowned research collaborators
include Apple, Foxconn International, IBM, Facebook/Oculus,
Samsung/Harman AI Group, and NVIDIA.

The COSMOS Center Ph.D. graduates are highly popular and highly paid
in the US and World job market. Recent Ph.D. graduates of COSMOS
Center obtained jobs at American Airlines, United Airlines, Google,
UPS, CSX, AT&T, Alibaba/Seattle, Bank of America, BNSF, General
Motors, etc. Our Ph.D. graduates also have immense opportunities to
pursue academic careers. Some recent Ph.D. students obtained
faculty/teaching or postdoc positions at top schools, including
Washington University in St. Louis (Business School), Washington
University (Seattle), University of Southern California, and Harvard
University (School of Medicine).

The Current Research Projects & Topics include:
* Machine Learning Research for Large Scale Big Data Analytics
* Interpretable Machine Learning Models for Biomedical Data Mining &
Knowledge Discovery
* Brain Informatics and Computational Neuroscience Research
* Brain-Computer Interfaces and Brain-Inspired AI Technologies
* Deep Learning Techniques and Applications in Healthcare and Brain Big Data
* Deep Reinforcement Learning and Interactive Intelligent Robotics Systems
* Precision Medicine and Personalized Healthcare Systems

School Information: With more than 50,000 enrolled students, UTA is
one of the largest public universities in the nation. According to
2018 U.S. News and World Report, UTA Engineering School is ranked #73
among 200 national universities. The Industrial, Manufacturing, &
Systems Engineering (IMSE) Department is ranked #44 for Graduate
Programs. With great resources and Texas State support, the IMSE
department is one of the fastest growing programs in the US.
Currently, the IMSE Department at UTA has more than 50 Ph.D. students
and more than 400 MS students.

DFW/Arlington Area: Located at the US 4th largest metropolitan areas
(Dallas/ Fort Worth Area), the COSMOS Center at UT Arlington is very
strong in both world-leading research activities and strong industry
support and collaborations. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked
The University of Texas at Arlington 7th fastest-growing public
research universities. The DFW Airport is a world hub in the US and
has direct flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and most major
cities worldwide.
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