Full award PhD student positions at Boston University

Scholarship: Fully-funded
Degree: Bachelor, Master
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: 15 December

Scholarship Description:

Dr. Alan (Zaoxing) Liu is a tenure-track assistant professor at Boston University ECE and CS. His research interests are in systems and networking, and his group at BU is focusing on building next-generation networked systems. Prior to BU, Dr. Liu was a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University and obtained his PhD in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. His research papers have been published in top-tier venues such as ACM SIGCOMM, NSDI, USENIX FAST, and OSDI. He is a recipient of the best paper award at USENIX FAST’19 for his work on large-scale distributed load balancing. His work received multiple recognitions, including ACM STOC “Best-of-Theory” plenary talk and USENIX ATC “Best-of-Rest”.  Dr. Liu’s research is supported by multiple federal and industry funding sources.

Available Subjects:

Computer systems and networks.

Eligibility criteria:

What do we expect from you?

  1. A passion for computer systems research or algorithms. Yes, enthusiasm!
  2. experience of working with systems software, especially networked systems, distributed systems, or mobile devices.
  3. a good background in computer programming and mathematics.

What opportunities can we offer?

  1. First-class research opportunities: We have won numerous awards at top conferences in our field, such as SIGCOMM (’16, ’19, ’20, ’21), NSDI (’22), FAST (’19), OSDI (’18), USENIX Security (’21);
  2. Free growth environment: new ideas, new directions, internships at leading companies/institutes;
  3. competitive scholarships: focus on your research and live free of worries.

Application Process

For further information, please contact [email protected].