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For Prospective Students

Ph.D. position is available in our lab related to data mining and machine learning. We particularly welcome applicants with the following qualities:

To help me evaluate your background, please send me the following items by email (zjiang@cs.ua.edu). I will read every email, but please understand that I may not be able to reply to all of them.

Our lab mission is to conduct interdisciplinary data science research that not only advances computer science but also has significant real-world applications. We particularly focus on mining spatial and spatiotemporal data, such as GPS trajectories, earth observation imagery, geo-social media, etc. Applications include earth science, transportation, disaster management, public safety, etc. Our works have been published in the top data mining conferences and journals such as ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD), IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD). Our research is sponsored by both federal agencies (NSF, UCAR, USGS) and industry company.

The University of Alabama (UA) is the flagship university in the state of Alabama. It has experienced rapid growth in research in recent years. UA is classified as “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity” in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, based on research funding, research staff and the number of doctoral graduates.