Opportunities for Graduate Studies
Ph.D. positions in Dynamic Systems and Control are available in Dr. Huazhen Fang's group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas. The Ph.D. projects will be concerned with advanced control for energy. The candidates will work on theoretic and applied research involving optimal estimation, system identification, intelligent control, battery management and building energy control. It is expected that the best opportunities and guidance will be offered to maximize the students' chances to build a rewarding research career.
Highly self-motivated students who demonstrate a strong academic track record are encouraged to apply. A background in automation and control, electric engineering, electronic engineering, computer science and mathematics will be desirable. A master's degree is preferred but not required. The successful applicants, subject to admission to the PhD degree program, will be awarded a competitive scholarship covering both tuition and living expenses.
Founded in 1866, the University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university and the largest university in the state of Kansas. It is one of the 62 members of the premier Association of American Universities. The KU School of Engineering was officially founded in 1891 and is ABET accredited. It was ranked 45th among its public peers nationwide in the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges, 2014 issue. KU's basketball program is one of the most successful in the history of college basketball, having won three NCAA championships.
Further information can be obtained from, and a CV detailing academic achievements can be sent to Dr. Huazhen Fang at email@example.com. For more information about Dr. Fang and his research, please visit http://fang.faculty.ku.edu.