Information for Prospective Students
always looking for strong, self-motivated, and ambitious PhD students.
I have openings for 2 fully-funded PhD students for Spring-2018 onwards. I
expect the following skills.
interested in pursuing a research career in artificial intelligence,
machine learning, and data science should send me an email with their
background, experience, research goals, and published papers (if any).
- Strong algorithmic background and problem solving skills.
programming background and experience. C++, Java, Python,
MATLAB, etc. Ability to learn computing tools on the fly as needed, and
integrating software tools written in different environments.
Demonstrate real experience (e.g., GitHub presence)
and/or strong participation in ACM ICPC contests. Parallel and
Multi-core programming is also relevant for some projects.
- Strong basics of probability, statistics, linear algebra, multi-variate calculus, optimization (LP, QP, convex optimization).
- Strong work ethic and good communication skills (oral and written).
interested in pursuing a PhD in electronic design automation (EDA)
should have strong background in devices, curcuits and
systems, computer architecture / VLSI design (optional), and
strong C/C++ programming experience.