We are currently offering fully/partially funded Ph.D./M.S. positions. The positions provide the opportunity to conduct innovative research on an exciting set of areas including deep learning, adversarial machine learning, semantic segmentation, biomedical data analysis, and image representation and understanding. Self-funded students and visiting scholars are welcome to apply.  

The preferred candidate should be strongly self-motivated, responsible, and have the abilities needed to be an outstanding researcher. Students from Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics and other related disciplinaries are encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please send your
  • CV/resume, 
  • GPA/ ranking,
  • TOFEL and GRE scores (if applicable), and
  • Publications (if applicable),
  • to Dr. Xian at mxian@uidaho.edu. (I will read every email but can't afford to reply all.)

    At the same time, please apply for our graduate programs through the Office of Graduation Admission, and the deadlines are as follows:
    • Fall semester (August to December) - Priority: Feb. 1; International: May 1
    • Spring semester (January to May) - Priority: Sept. 1; International: Oct. 1
    • Summer session (Begins mid May) - Priority: Feb. 1; International: March 15  (Priority: consideration for tuition waiver)
    Note: UI’s academic programs are ranked among the best in the nation, including the College of Education, Colege of Natural Resources and College of Engineering. UI offers over $25 million in scholarships annually — more than any other Idaho public institution. With $100 million spent annually on research, UI is Idaho’s premier “higher research” university, and one of the top five in the Pacific Northwest, notes the Carnegie Foundation.