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Job ID: 144556

Graduate Assistant Positions
University of Connecticut

Date Posted Jul. 13, 2020
Title Graduate Assistant Positions
University University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT, United States
Department Civil & Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2021
  • Graduate Student
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering

The Resilient Interdependent Systems Engineering lab (RISE) at University of Connecticut Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has 1-2 open PhD research assistant positions for students to work with Dr. Jin Zhu starting from Spring 2021 or Fall 2021. The RISE lab focuses on using simulation, data analytics, and network modelling tools to investigate resilience of complex systems. The research areas include complex construction projects, interdependent infrastructure networks, and smart and connected communities.

Students with the following backgrounds or experiences are encouraged to apply:
1. A bachelor or master (preferred) degree in civil engineering, construction management, industrial engineering, systems engineering or a related field
2. Solid mathematical background. Programming skills preferred.
3. Excellent oral and writing skills.
4. Self-motivated, responsible, and hardworking

Please refer to UCONN CEE website for other general requirement:

The research assistants will have full tuition waiver, health benefit, and competitive stipend. For interested and qualified students, please send your CV directly to Dr. Zhu ( For more information about RISE Lab, please refer to

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