Recruiting Info

We are always looking for self-motivated PhD students: ECE/CS/Math or related major with good programming skills and one of the following expertises: (i) wireless communications, statistical signal processing, or network science, (ii) cyber-physical systems or Internet of things design/analysis, and (iii) computer system/network security. Bonus skills include (i) master-level research experience and (ii) system design, simulation and implementation.

The Fall'19 application review is in late 2018 - early 2019. You may not get an immediate reply but will be contacted during the application review process if there is a match.


  • Resources

    • Conference Tracking System

      We maintain a tracking system for major international academic conferences in areas of communications, networks, and security. It includes conference locations, links, and important dates. Click here to use the system.

    • Scraawl - Social Media Analytics

      A very cool tool from our collaborator -- Intelligent Automation Inc.: Scraawl is a social media analytics website that helps you understand social stats, social presence, relations, influence, sentiment, communities and much more. Click here to use Scraawl.


  • Prospective Students

    • PhD Admission to the Department

      (a) GRE scores are required for admission; (b) Three letters of recommendation; (c) An undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent preparation; (d) A minimum score on one of the following: 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, or 213 on the computer-based TOEFL, 79 on the internet-based TOEFL, or 6.5 on the IELTS (for students whose native language is not English); (e) A personal statement. All details can be found here.

    • Teaching Assistantship

      Teaching Assistantships are offered by the Department to a limited number of graduate students. Graduate assistants work a total of 20 hours per week to support departmental teaching, lab, and other needs. The appointment provides a stipend and tuition & fee waiver for the academic year. The graduate assistantship is usually decided by the department in the applicant pool.

    • Research Assistantship

      Research Assistantships are available through research faculty and are supported by external grants. They provide stipends and waivers comparable to those from Graduate Assistantships, but duties depend on specific research projects. Please contact individual faculty for further information.

    • Independent Study

      We always welcome students who are interested in working with us for independent study, thesis research or R&D projects.