We are looking for students who are interested in pursuing their PhD in the field of computer systems to join the VISA laboratory. FIU is a rapidly growing research-intensive university and one of the largest public schools at US. It is located at the beautiful, exciting, metropolitan city of Miami, Florida. The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is one of the best units at FIU and has a very high quality graduate program. The external funding level at SCIS is also ranked top of all the computer science programs in U.S.
You can find more information on the projects and researchers in the VISA research lab can be found on this website. Students with strong UNIX/Linux background and C/C++ programming skills are preferred. Highly competitive stipends for tuition and living expenses are available to qualified students.
If you are interested in these opportunities, please contact Dr. Zhao by email with your resume.
PhD Scholarship for US Citizen
We are looking for Computer Science PhD students to pursue research in areas of high interest to the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Division. Topic areas include but are not limited to: cyber security, data fusion, data mining, on-demand/cloud computing, situational awareness, and visualization. Our project collaborates with partners like the Purdue University/DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Science and Technology Center of Excellence partner Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE) and Miami-Dade County Emergency Management to provide researcher with real world challenges relevant to DHS science and technology mission and represent problems of meaningful societal concern.
Highly competitive scholarship will be provided. The awardees will also benefit from job placement opportunities from our partner network and particularly be assisted on employment at a DHS-approved scientific or engineering venue.
We strongly encourage minority students to apply for this opportunity. You must be a US citizen to qualify. Applicants should submit their CV and a one page description of their related research interests to Dr. Zhao by email.
- NSF Award on Cloud Resource Management
- vMoodle goes live
- DOD Award on Real-time Virtualization Research
- FAST2013 Presentations
- Fall 2012 Senior Project presentation
- Dr. Zhao Awarded Excellence in Student Mentoring
- ICAC2012 Presentation
- FeedbackComputing2012 Presentation
- Dm-cache in the Cloud (Call for beta testing)
- VISA undergraduates awarded a CREU grant