The College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University is seeking new graduate students. Please go here to read more about the college https://ist.psu.edu. Applications are due December 15th. |
We offer two graduate programs:
-- Ph.D. in Information Sciences and Technology
-- M.S. in Information Sciences and Technology
Penn State is ranked in the top one percent of higher education institutions worldwide by Times Higher Education.
Our award-winning, internationally recognized faculty include:
· 1 ACM CHI Lifetime Achievement recipient
· 4 IEEE Fellows
· 2 ACM Fellows
· 9 NSF Presidential/Young Investigator's/CAREER recipients
· 3 Fulbright Chairs
Our faculty and graduate students engage in cutting-edge research, including:
•Artificial Intelligence: Knowledge Representation, Machine Learning, Data Mining, and Casual Discovery
•Big Data: Search, Retrieval, analytics, Modeling and Informatics
•Health Informatics and Bioinformatics
•Community and Social Informatics
•Human-Centered Design (HCD)
•Information Economics and Policy
•Information Fusion and Visualization
•Security and Privacy
Funding is offered for most Ph.D. students for at least four years, through a combination of teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and other fellowships. Assistantships and fellowships include a stipend sufficient to cover living costs in this region, full tuition coverage, and access to university-provided health benefits.
The Ph.D. program in Information Sciences and Technology typically graduates students in 4-5 years. The M.S. can be earned within two years.
Recent Ph.D. grads have taken faculty and postdoctoral positions at research universities including harvard, Columbia, Carnegie Mellon and Texas A&M.
Many grads have taken positions in research laboratories including the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and PARC Innovation Lab (Xerox), and have joined international software companies such as Google and Facebook.
To learn more and apply, visit: https://ist.psu.edu/application/grad