UNT CSE Recruitment Advertisement for Prospective PhD Students

Scholarship:  Fully-funded
Degree:   BS, MS.
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

Dr. Tong Shu ( https://tongshu83.github.io ), an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of North Texas (UNT), will provide graduate assistantship for 3 Ph.D. students who start in Fall 2023. Dr. Tong Shu received her B.S. degree from Peking University and her Ph.D. degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and worked as a postdoc funded by the father of grid computing, Dr. Ian Foster, at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) for three years. Her research interests include system performance modeling, parallel distributed systems, high-performance computing, deep learning, and big data processing. She published 20+ papers, such as top conference papers at SC, PPoPP, INFOCOM and top journals at IEEE Transactions on Communications, and obtained research funds from U.S. National Science Foundation.

Introduction to the University: The University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton (See Figure 1) is a national public university in the United States, and classified as a R1 institution, i.e., doctoral university with very high research activity, by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2022, the UNT is globally ranked No. 679 and the College of Engineering at UNT is nationally ranked No. 131 by U.S. News. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UNT is ranked No. 113 in terms of computer top conference papers and ranked No. 59 in terms of system performance analysis top conference papers by CSRankings. The UNT Denton campus (See Figure 2) has the area of 3.84 kilometers and is only 45 minute-driving away from Dallas (See Figure 3), the ninth largest city in the U.S.. The UNT CSE has more than sixty faculty members, more than one thousand undergraduate students, around two thousand master students, and around one hundred PhD students. UNT College of Engineering (See Figure 4) is equipped with many modern devices, such as the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing supported by $10,000,000. Furthermore, UNT is close to University of Texas at Dallas, Baylor University, and University of Texas at Arlington, which benefits research collaboration and spouse study.

Available Subjects:

  • Computer System Research

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Expectation on Prospective Students: Students are self-motivated and handy in system research and have good logical thinking and perseverance.
  2. Student development: Offer (covering tuition and life expenses) and equipment (such as a workstation in the lab and access to GPU servers and large-scale clusters) will be provided for recruited PhD students. Since Dr. Shu maintains her long-term collaboration with ANL, her PhD students will have internship opportunities of working together with senior scientists at national labs.

Application Procedure:

  • Please email the resume, all transcripts (GPA > 3.0), TOEFL and GRE quantitative scores, and expertise (such as project experience and papers if applicable) to [email protected] .