Job ID: 137125

PhD Students Opening in Automotive Radar/Autonomous Driving

The University of Alabama

  • Jan. 28, 2020
 
  • PhD Students Opening in Automotive Radar/Autonomous Driving
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • http://ece.eng.ua.edu/
  • The University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa, AL
 
  • Apr. 15, 2020
  • Aug. 15, 2020
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  • Graduate Student
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
 
 

The Automotive Radar Lab in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama is seeking multiple Ph.D. students starting from Fall 2020. The Radar Lab’s research directions include automotive radar systems for autonomous driving, radar machine learning and deep learning, remote sensing for climate change. The Lab has strong collaborations with industrial leaders in designing automotive radar chipsets and radar products, such as NXP Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Aptiv, Uhnder, etc. The graduates of the Radar Lab are highly capable for research and development jobs at autonomous driving companies, such as Uber / Waymo / Aptiv / Lyft / Tesla / GM Cruise / Baidu / DiDi / Argo AI / Aroura, or at high tech companies, such as Google / Apple / Amazon, working on digital healthcare and smart home. More information is available at https://ssun.people.ua.edu/

We are in particularly interested in prospective students with following qualifications.
1. A Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering, Computer Science or related majors is preferred. Outstanding undergraduate students will be considered too.
2. Strong mathematical background and proficient programming skills in Matlab, Python, or C/C++.
3. Previous research experiences with statistical signal processing, communication and information systems, machine learning and imaging processing are preferred, but not required.

Interested students are encouraged to send your CV/Resume, transcript, GRE/TOEFL, and other materials that you believe is helpful for your application to Dr. Shunqiao Sun (shunqiao.sun@ua.edu)


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Contact Information

 
  • Prof. Shunqiao Sun
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    The University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa, AL
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  • 205-348-0508
  • shunqiao.sun@ua.edu


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