There are 3 MS/PhD and/or PhD opportunities for senior undergraduates and masters students at the sensors lab at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). We are seeking students from all over the world who bring new perspective, different educational systems, new methods and new ideas to enrich our diverse student body. KAUST has students from over 80 countries coming from 200+ different institutions worldwide. Currently our lab has students from Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Lebanon. Our lab alumni came from Greece, Russia, India, Egypt, Bangladesh, China, Pakistan, Mexico and Brazil. They ended up pursing opportunities at: USC, CMU, JHU, UMICH, UC-Berkeley and at companies like Mckinsey, ARAMCO, …. Students receive full tuition scholarship, enjoy free shared accommodation on campus, round trip tickets from their home country, generous tax free monthly stipend, free health (medical and dental) insurance and full access to all of the research, academic and social facilities at KAUST.
Areas of interest:
1. Brain-inspired computing
2. Future computing systems
3. Biosensors and bioelectronics
4. Sensor interface Circuits
1. Students should have EE, physics, materials or CS background.
2. Excellent GPA (3.5 or above)
3. Strong circuits, microelectronics, VLSI knowledge
4. Past research experience is a plus.
5. Knowledge of scripting languages (Paython), VHDL and 3D max is a plus.
Application material: CV, transcripts and names of two references
Start Date: Spring 2018 with deadline August 2017 and/or Fall 2018 with deadline January 2018