PhD Student Positions on Big Data Analytics at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Our Big Data Analytics Lab (BDAL) is looking for new PhD students to conduct Big Data Analytics related research. Students will be funded through research assistantships and/or teaching assistantships.
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About Department of Information Systems (IS)
The Information Systems (IS) department has 32 full-time faculties, 1000+ undergraduate students, 100+ MS students, and 50+ Ph.D. students. Our academic programs, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, are currently experiencing growth in student enrollments. The research in the department mainly includes five areas: 1) Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management; 2) Data Science; 3) Health Information Technology; 4) Human-Centered Computing; 5) Software Engineering.
UMBC is an American public research university and in “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity” category in the classification by Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UMBC is located in a safe suburb area of Baltimore County, Maryland, approximately 10 minutes drive from downtown Baltimore City and 30 minutes drive from Washington, D.C. UMBC has been named the #1 Up-and-Coming University for six years in a row, since 2009, by US News & World Report. In addition, US News & World Report has placed UMBC in the top ten for best undergraduate teaching six years in a row, being placed at #5, the second highest-ranked public university.
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