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PhD students for Spring or Fall 2020
Kent State University

Date Posted Oct. 24, 2019
Title PhD students for Spring or Fall 2020
University Kent State University
Kent, OH, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Jan. 31, 2020
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2020
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PhD students for Spring or Fall 2020 at Kent State University, OH

Research assistant positions are available to work in the Immersive Computing for Touch Laboratory in the Department of Computer Science at Kent State University, Kent, OH.

We are particularly interested in candidates in the following research topics:

  • Interactive 3D interface design and evaluation for biomedical applications o (Required) computer graphics, image processing knowledge o (Required) Strong computer programming skills (C++, C#) o 3D volume rendering and 3D modeling with design tools o Good knowledge in game engines (graphics and physics) o Force rendering combined with MS Hololens or HMD o Deep learning or machine learning experience for medical diagnosis o 3DOF haptic device controls o Exoskeleton device controls with programming o Unity3D programming experiences (C#) o Statistics for user study and data analysis

  • Real-time wearable interface for rehabilitation or training o (Required) Microprocessor (AtMega, Arduino) based programming o (Required) Android or windows programming skills o (Required) Strong C/C++ programming skills o User or perception study experiences o Digital signal processing (noise filtering, amplify, fft, etc.) for acoustic signals o PCB circuit debugging and modifications o Fast prototyping skills o Statistics for user study and data analysis o HCI study experience

The graduate research assistantship includes a monthly stipend and full tuition waiver only if candidates meet the following requirements:
- Degree: BS or MS degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or related fields.
- English: iBT 75 and GRE (Q+V 295) score
- GPA: 3.5/4.0 or higher
- Publications: international conferences or journals

Interested students should send CV that must include publications, English scores (iBT, GRE), GPA, a one page research statement describing your past research and study plan which is related to immersive computing for touch, and the contact information of three references, via email to Dr. K. Kim:

Kent State University (KSU) is a public research university located in Kent, Ohio. KSU is one of the largest universities in Ohio with an enrollment of nearly 41,000 students in the eight-campus system and nearly 27,500 graduate and undergraduate students at the Kent Campus. KSU offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates, among them 282+ baccalaureate, 40 associate’s, 50 master’s, and 23 doctoral programs of study, which include such notable programs as nursing, liquid crystals, business, history, library science, aeronautics, journalism and fashion design. KSU is ranked among the top 100 national public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Public Schools ranking in its 2016 edition of Best Colleges. This prestigious distinction is recognition of continued growth in academic reputation and student retention. KSU also ranks in the coveted first-tier list in the Best National Universities category. KSU is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to make the first tier in the Best National Universities category, and this marks the fifth time in six years the university has received this recognition.

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