department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of
Arizona has multiple Ph.D. positions starting from Spring or Fall 2016.
Application deadline is flexible but the sooner the better.
successful candidates are expected to work on one of the following exciting
research areas: (1) Wireless network and security, including cross-layer
optimization, physical-layer security, and spectrum enforcement; (2) Security
& privacy for the cloud and big data, especially privacy-preserving data
analytics (e.g., for social or location-based applications); (3) Security in
cyber physical systems, such as autonomous vehicles, and internet-of-things.
(4) Security in next-generation networks.
candidates should be self-motivated, responsible, and have the curiosity and
determination to explore the path to develop himself/herself into an
outstanding researcher. Candidates with EE, CS or other relevant backgrounds
will be considered, and an earned Master degree is preferred. A solid
background in either one of the following will be a plus: wireless
communications & networking, signal processing, security/cryptography, machine
learning, optimization/game theory, or strong system implementation skills.
Previous research experience is a plus but not necessary.
are interested, please send your CV/resume, transcripts, GRE and TOEFL scores,
and any other information that you believe is helpful for your application in
one email to Prof. Ming Li at [email protected]. For more detailed information about the
research done at the Wireless Networks and Cyber Security (WiSeR) lab, please
University of Arizona was established in 1885, and ranks among the top 20
public research institutions in the U.S. The graduate program in the department
of ECE consistently ranks in top 30s in USNews. The department has 34 faculty
members and 6 IEEE Fellows. The city of Tucson, AZ has a population near 1
million in its metropolitan area.