[Eeglablist] PhD Positions on Machine Learning/Deep Learning @ University of Texas at Arlington, Spring 2020

shouyi wang shouyisxty at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 00:09:07 PDT 2019


*UT Arlington COSMOS Center Ph.D. Positions for Spring 2020 *

*Position Information:* *multiple Ph.D. positions* are open for Spring 2020
at the Center on Stochastic Modeling, Optimization, & Statistics (COSMOS) at
the University of Texas at Arlington. The research directions will be
focused on *Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning research *with
applications to healthcare informatics, precision medicine, intelligent
decision-making systems, computational neuroscience, and smart healthcare
systems. Graduate students with a *strong quantitative background and
computational skills *are encouraged to apply. Desirable applicants may
have a background in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or other
related fields. A Master degree in related fields is preferred; outstanding
undergraduate students will also be considered. Previous research
experiences in related fields and publications in journals/conferences are
preferred. If you are interested, please send your CV to *Dr. Shouyi Wang*
<https://mentis.uta.edu/explore/profile/shouyi-wang>* at **shouyiw at uta.edu*
<shouyiw at uta.edu>. We will evaluate your CV and give feedback quickly.
*Accepted
Ph.D. students will work with Dr. Wang at COSMOS Center** with full
financial support for the entire Ph.D. study (4 years). **(*Visiting
Students/Scholars Positions are also available in Data Science/Machine
Learning/AI)

*Research Direction & Topics:*

* Interpretable Machine Learning Models for Data Analytics & Knowledge
Discovery

* Machine Learning & Deep Learning in Brain Imaging Analytics and
Neuroscience

* Deep Learning in Healthcare and Medical Imaging Analytics

* Deep Learning in Computational Chemistry and Drug Discovery

* Deep Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Robotic
Systems
* Machine Learning for Precision Medicine and Smart Healthcare Systems

* Probabilistic Deep Learning and Optimization for Smart Grid Decision
Analytics

*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, IBM, American Airlines,
Facebook/Oculus, Samsung/Harman AI Group, and NVIDIA.* The COSMOS PhD
graduates are highly popular in job market. Recent Ph.D. graduates of COSMOS
Center obtained jobs at *American Airlines,** Samsung, FedEx, UPS, CSX,
AT&T, BNSF, General Motors, Abbott, 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 *Harvard University (School of Medicine)*, *Washington University
in St. Louis (Business School), University of Southern California, etc. *

*School Information:* With more than *50,000* enrolled students, UTA is one
of the largest public universities in the nation. According to 2019 U.S.
News and World Report, *UTA Engineering School* is ranked *#**82* among
national universities
<https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-engineering-schools/university-of-texas-arlington-02177>.
The Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering (IMSE) Department is
ranked *#44* for Graduate Programs
<https://www.uta.edu/uta/about/rankings.php> (www.uta.edu/ie/). 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 PhD 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 most major
cities worldwide.

*Contact: *Dr. Shouyi Wang, shouyiw at uta.edu


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