Northern Arizona University, NAU SICCS

Program ID: 2371-GRAD2 [#15115]
Program Title: Ph.D. Graduate Program in Informatics
Program Type: Academic admissions
Program Location: Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/11/04)
Program Description:    

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Recruitment is open for graduate student positions in the area of Computer Science and Software Engineering in the School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems (SICCS) at Northern Arizona University (NAU). Qualified students are eligible for research and teaching assistantships with highly-competitive stipends. CCS’s mission is to conduct high-impact, innovative research to create the software that runs society: from social media and the web to intelligent drones and smart medical devices.

Research opportunities are available in the following areas linked to specific SICCS faculty: Eck Doerry: Collaborative computing, mobile applications, human-computer interaction. John Georgas: Software engineering and architecture, self-adaptive software systems, software engineering pedagogy. Marco Gerosa: Software engineering and social computing, analysis of open source software communities. Michael Gowanlock: Data-intensive and parallel computing, and applications in astronomy and astrobiology. Alex Groce: Software testing and analysis, particularly automated test generation. Toby Hocking: Supervised and unsupervised machine learning with applications on biological data sets, optimal changepoint detection algorithms. Frederic Loulergue: practical and formal aspects of high-level parallel programming, verified and secure software for cloud computing, the Internet-of-Things, and blockchains. James Palmer: Computer graphics, virtual worlds, computer science pedagogy. Igor Steinmacher: Software engineering and online communities, open-source software development communities and processes. Morgan Vigil-Hayes: Network analysis, community-centric networked systems, resource-limited networking. Other research opportunities are available with our affiliated faculty: David Trilling: Solar system evolution, observational planetary astronomy, data mining. Flagstaff offers an ideal, scenic environment for living and learning. With a four-season climate, amazing landscapes, and ample sunshine, you’ll discover outdoor adventures unlike anywhere else in the United States—find out more about NAU and Flagstaff at . Assistantship benefits include stipends, full tuition waiver, health insurance, and research support.

Candidates should explore the SICCS website ( ) and contact the professor whose interests align most closely with information on their background, research interests, and qualifications, as well as a current resume.

Formal applications to our programs can be submitted online at . Applications for our PhD program are due on January 1. Applications received early may be considered for a prestigious NAU Presidential Fellowship, which provides an increased stipend and additional funding to support professional development.

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