PhD Research Assistantships Available

The HiPSCCS Lab and the MICAD Lab are always looking for motivated students who are interested in pursuing a PhD study in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky. The students will be associated with the Laboratory for Computational Medical Imaging & Data Analysis (the CMIDA Lab), or the Laboratory for High Performance Scientific Computing & Computer Simulation (the HiPSCCS Lab) and will conduct research in computational medical imaging analysis, parallel scientific computing, biomedical informatics, data mining and information retrieval, computer simulation,.

The Laboratory for High Performance Scientific Computing and Computer Simulation and the Laboratory for Computational Medical Imaging & Data Analysis are committed to the promotion of high performance scientific computing techniques and practice in general science and engineering, and industrial activities. Current research projects in HiPSCCS Lab include, but are not limited to, the following:

The HiPSCCS and CMIDA Labs host about 8 to 12 Ph.D. students. If you are interested in joining us, please e-mail your curriculum vitae to Dr. Jun Zhang at Otherwise please fax it to (859)323-1971. The last means is to send a postal mail to

Professor Jun Zhang
Department of Computer Science
University of Kentucky
773 Anderson Hall
Lexington, KY 40506-0046

Applicants must be admitted as PhD candidates in the Computer Science Department. A Master's degree in computer science, image processing, medical science, numerical analysis, applied mathematics, or in other areas with sufficient background in computer science and mathematics is usually required. A formal application package to the Graduate School should include transcripts, letters of recommendation, GRE, TOEFL (international applicants only), etc.

Potential applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest and background with Professor Jun Zhang first before a formal application is sent in.

Students interested in an MS degree should NOT apply.

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This page was created on December 24th, 2002.
Last modified on Friday, October 17, 2008.