PhD positions at University of Alabama

Scholarship: Competitive stipend, full tuition waiver, and healthcare. Room & board expenses will be covered for research travels (conferences, data collections).
Degree: All levels of study
Subjects: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering/Management, Computer Science, Industrial and System Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Closing date: No Deadline
Start date:  August 15, 2021 or January 15, 2022

Scholarship Description:

In the area of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality in Construction Engineering, PhD positions are available immediately in the Human-Centered Construction (HCC) Lab, in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama. to work on research projects to investigate the use of Virtual Reality (VR)/Augmented Reality (AR) for Human-centered construction training and analysis.

Eligibility criteria:

To work on research projects to study Human-Centered Visualization in Construction. Specific responsibilities include:

• To work with other PhD students on VR model developments (Unity development; Python, R, JAVA, C#, MATLAB preferred).

• To lead a user requirement study about the emerging visualization technology needs in construction.

• To assist the data analysis.

• To lead and participate in disseminating the results via publications.

Application Procedure:

Please send your CV and a short research statement to Dr. Yangming Shi at [email protected]