Admission to the Doctoral Program

The following Principal Investigators are currently inviting applications to positions in their group:



  • a recent Master's degree in CES, engineering, geoscience, mathematics, physics or computer science
  • evidence of English-language skills
  • a high quality of scholarship evident from transcripts and other application materials


Be certain to include all items from our Checklist in your application package:

  • an up-to-date CV
  • transcript(s) from universities you have attended
  • a statement of purpose
  • TOEFL score or other evidence of English skills
  • three letters of recommendation (either written letters of recommendation or our ranking form)
  • GRE Score (just from applicants with degrees of third countries)

To apply send all documents as a PDF(files) directly to the Professor or


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