The group of Dr Tan Chen at Michigan Technological University, USA, is looking to recruit PhD students with a full scholarship.

Scholarship: Fully funded
Degree: B.S./M.S.
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

The research interests of Dr Tan Chen’s group at Michigan Technological University include legged robotics, rehabilitation robotics, nonlinear control, optimal control, and the intersection of machine learning and complex dynamical systems. The group is currently recruiting for a fully-funded Ph.D. (starting Spring 2024), and the university is offering a competitive full stipend that covers tuition, salary, and health insurance.

Founded in 1885, Michigan Technological University (MTU) is located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on the shores of Lake Superior and is the 8th safest campus in the country. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the 3rd best college in Michigan (behind the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Michigan State University), it is particularly noted for its engineering programmes, which are among the best in the country. Michigan Tech’s College of Engineering is consistently ranked in the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings.

 Available Subjects:

  • Mechanical, Control, Computer Engineering.

Eligibility criteria:

The ideal candidate should:

  • Good mathematical foundation, good programming background in MATLAB, Python, practical experience in C++, Solidworks and Robotics is preferred.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong curiosity in cross-disciplinary areas and eagerness to learn new skills.
  • English Language Requirements: Michigan Tech requires an overall TOEFL score of at least 79 or an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5. GRE is not required.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible and send your CV (including details of your degree, research experience, transcripts, TOEFL/IELTS scores, etc.) to: [email protected] to arrange an interview.