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URGENT: Two PhD Research Assistantships Available in Spring 2019
University of Florida


Date Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Title URGENT: Two PhD Research Assistantships Available in Spring 2019
University University of Florida More About This Institution...
Department Civil and Coastal Engineering Department More About This Department...
Application Deadline Dec. 31, 2018
Position Start Date Jan. 15, 2019
 
  • Gainesville , FL
    United States
 
  • Graduate Student
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
 
 

Two (2) PhD research assistant positions are available at the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (Civil Engineering), University of Florida (https://www.essie.ufl.edu/), to work in the area of Virtual Reality and Automation in Construction. The expected start date is January 15, 2019. The student’s advisor will be Dr. Eric Jing Du. The work will be interdisciplinary by nature, spanning over infrastructure management, cognitive science, Building Information Modeling, and Virtual Reality.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
U.S. Citizen only. B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related fields, other general admission requirements (TOEFL, GRE, GPA, etc.) please refer to https://www.essie.ufl.edu/student_resources/admissions/

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Interests and experiences related to three or more of the following academic areas: 1) Virtual Reality (game engine development); 2) Computing (programming, automation, artificial intelligence); 3) Cognitive Science; 4) Statistics and mathematical modeling (machine learning); 5) Computer-Aided Design and computer graphics; 6) Database and information management; 7) Disaster reduction and risk communication.

ASSISTANTSHIP PACKAGE:
Competitive stipend, full tuition waiver, and healthcare. Room & board expenses will be covered for research travels(conferences, data collections).

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:
Please send your CV and research statement directly to Dr. Eric Jing Du (dujing82@gmail.com), and refer to https://www.essie.ufl.edu/student_resources/admissions/ for additional application guidelines, and refer to https://sites.google.com/site/icictamu/ for additional details of Dr.Du’s research.

Eric Jing Du, Ph.D.
Associate Professor (prospective)
Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering
Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment
University of Florida
Email: dujing82@gmail.com
https://sites.google.com/site/icictamu/


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Contact Information

 
  • Eric Jing Du
    Civil and Coastal Engineering Department
    University of Florida
    365 Weil Hall
    Gainesville, FL 32611
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  • 5175990486
  • dujing82@gmail.com

 

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