Northern Arizona University, NAU SICCS

Program ID: 2371-GRAD3 [#15116]
Program Title: Ph.D. Graduate Program in Informatics
Program Type: Academic admissions
Program Location: Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, United States
Subject Area: Electrical Engineering & Cyber Systems
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/11/04)
Program Description:    

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Recruitment is open for graduate student positions in the area of Electrical and Computer 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. SICCS’s mission is to conduct high-impact, innovative research in cyber-physical systems to improve human health and human societies.

Research opportunities are available in the following areas linked to specific SICCS faculty: Fatemeh Afghah: Wireless networking and information processing, signal processing, wireless communications and data analysis, decision making, control and communications in multi-agent systems. Bertrand Cambou: Design of cryptographic systems (password generation, public key infrastructure, i.e PKI) with nanoelectronic devices and nanomaterials. Paul Flikkema: Wireless sensor/actuator networks, energy-efficient networking and computation, small cell networks, secure processor design, software-defined signal processing. Truong Nghiem: Cyber-physical systems, intelligent control systems, control and machine learning applied to energy and autonomous systems. Abolfazl Razi: Predictive communications, distributed algorithm design for the Internet-of-Things, biomedical signal processing, deep learning for communications. Kyle Winfree: Cyber physical systems, statistical learning classifiers, machine learning applied to health and human and animal behaviors, enabling mobility in pediatric and geriatric populations. Tolga Yalcin: Mixed-signal microelectronics design, digital signals processing, embedded cybersecurity. Venkata Yaramasu: Wind and photovoltaic energy, high power converters, model predictive control.

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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