Recruitment of several PhD students with full awards at Florida State University, USA

Scholarship: Fully funded
Degree: B.S./M.S.
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Spring 2024

Scholarship Description:

Dr Qianwen Guo has a broad research interest in transport optimisation problems, especially in public transport, intelligent shared mobility, and infrastructure investment decisions. She has published several articles in top transportation journals such as Transportation Research Part A, B, and C. She is currently leading several NSF and USDOT projects as PI, including the development of virtual reality labs for engineering education, resilience of bridge and road infrastructure networks, and strategies for public transportation planning and operations.

Founded in 1851, Florida State University (FSU) is a public research university located in Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, USA. It is a leader in the Florida university system and one of the most dynamic and innovative higher education institutions in the United States. It is one of the most dynamic and innovative higher education institutions in the United States and enjoys a high academic reputation for its international faculty and cutting-edge scientific research. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report (US.News) ranked Florida State 55th among the nation’s best colleges and universities and 19th among public universities. Florida State University is ranked 151st in the world by the ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities. Florida State University has a world-class academic reputation and is one of the top research universities in the United States, with six Nobel Laureates and eight members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences among its faculty and up to $200 million in annual research funding. Florida is also known as the Sunshine State, and FSU’s beautiful surroundings make life comfortable and convenient, making it very livable.

 Available Subjects:

  • Transportation Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science.

Eligibility criteria:

  • (1) A commitment to exploring and pioneering new areas;
  • (2) Strong research interest in optimisation methods (e.g. linear programming, integer programming, non-linear programming, probabilistic optimisation, equilibrium models);
  • (3) Strong programming experience in C/C++, Java, Python, or other languages.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter, CV and transcripts (including GRE/TOEFL scores) to Dr Guo at [email protected] with the subject line “Prospective Graduate Student: {your name}”.