The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has multiple opportunities for students to embark on a fully funded Ph.D. journey within a research-intensive institution. Our students work closely with globally acclaimed researchers in cutting-edge domains such as devices and materials, electromechanical and energy systems, embedded systems (including IoT and edge computing), and electromagnetics.
Student benefits include:
- A competitive stipend
- Tuition waiver
- Health insurance coverage
- Access to state-of-the-art facilities that foster excellence in research.
Ph.D. students are sought for multiple projects, including but not limited to:
Underwater Wireless Communication, Networking, and Robotics, Prof. Aijun Song firstname.lastname@example.org
Modeling, simulation, and control of power systems and microgrids, Prof. Qianzhi Zhang email@example.com
Monitoring of Microplastic Pollution Using Integrated Sensing Technology, Prof. Mark Cheng firstname.lastname@example.org
Advanced Signal Processing and Machine Learning Algorithms for Autonomous Vehicles, Prof. Shunqiao Sun email@example.com
Machine and Deep Learning in Wearable Devices, Prof. Edward Sazonov firstname.lastname@example.org
Power distribution system modeling, analysis and optimization, Prof. Lusha Wang email@example.com
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