PhD Positions in Data Mining/Machine Learning/Information Systems @ University of Texas


Job Description

  • PhD positions in data mining/machine learning/information systems are available in the Center on Stochastic Modeling, Optimization, & Statistics (COSMOS- and the department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) at University of Texas at Arlington (
  • Accepted Ph.D. students will be provided with full financial support for the entire PhD study (mostly 4 years for master graduates and 5 years for bachelor graduates). 


  • Graduate or undergraduate students with background in data mining, machine learning, mathematical modeling/optimization, bioinformatics/biomedical engineering, computer science, systems & control engineering, information systems, statistics  electrical engineering are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested, please send your CV, transcripts, and TOEFL/GRE scores (if available) to Dr. Wang at [email protected] Especially for those who hope to start in spring 2014 are still encouraged apply and send your CV to Dr. Wang as soon as possible (His professional website is: We will make a quick offer decision for Spring 2014. Offers for fall 2014 will be also given to qualified applicants on a rolling basis. 

Current Research Projects:

  • Intelligent Data-Driven Decision-Making Systems
  • Computational Models for Medical/Biomedical Decision-Making
  • Preventive and Personalized Healthcare
  • Biomedical Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery/Bioinformatics
  • Process Monitoring, Surveillance & Warning Systems
  • Functional and Diagnostic Brain Imaging Analysis/Brain Mapping Research
  • Intelligent healthcare control systems/Personal-care Robotics

How To  Apply

    • Those who are interested can send your CV, transcripts and TOEFL/GRE score(if available) to Dr. Wang by [email protected]  We will pre-review the PhD applications quickly on a rolling basis.
  • If you are considered for full financial support or have high chance to get the Engineering College Fellowship, we will recommend you to go to finish the official online application for the graduate school of University of Texas at Arlington.
  • All applicants are required to complete the: GRE General Examination and  TOEFL (for non-native English speakers). A formal application for graduate study at the UT Arlington can be completed online at: