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University of Pittsburgh's School of Computing and Information invites candidates to apply to Ph.D. Program in Information Science.

** Apply now: https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=up-is<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapp.applyyourself.com%2FAYApplicantLogin%2Ffl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp%3Fid%3Dup-is&data=02%7C01%7Cpeterb%40pitt.edu%7C4ef8e656505c4f4a2e1608d65c552496%7C9ef9f489e0a04eeb87cc3a526112fd0d%7C1%7C0%7C636797918091768442&sdata=KbgmNeHoGO7dUy5X2dwDHylKCIFfK2TVOXYe%2Fepjg0o%3D&reserved=0>
** Request Information: https://upis.askadmissions.net/emtinterestpage.aspx?ip=prospective<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fupis.askadmissions.net%2Femtinterestpage.aspx%3Fip%3Dprospective&data=02%7C01%7Cpeterb%40pitt.edu%7C4ef8e656505c4f4a2e1608d65c552496%7C9ef9f489e0a04eeb87cc3a526112fd0d%7C1%7C0%7C636797918091778451&sdata=la1tSGYbcf4k5uBtpeP2HKCIub3%2FyYT2%2FfvvTOs19fM%3D&reserved=0>
** Learn more: http://www.dins.pitt.edu/degrees/phd-degrees/phd-in-information-science/

** Application deadline: January 15, 2018
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The University of Pittsburgh is home to one of the top-ranked programs in Information Sciences in the United States. The Graduate Information Sciences program was one of the first programs of its kind ( see https://www.computer.org/csdl/mags/an/1999/04/man1999040004.pdf<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.computer.org%2Fcsdl%2Fmags%2Fan%2F1999%2F04%2Fman1999040004.pdf&data=02%7C01%7Cpeterb%40pitt.edu%7C4ef8e656505c4f4a2e1608d65c552496%7C9ef9f489e0a04eeb87cc3a526112fd0d%7C1%7C0%7C636797918091778451&sdata=9qMfRYqfSsydLORdKpiU7%2F3dP2yhX9JN7cHZUDgENNc%3D&reserved=0>) and has a rich history of training information professionals for careers in research, teaching and industry. Now, being a part of the University newest School of Computing and Information, our program provides a broader access to advanced courses, leading faculty, and research opportunities.

Students admitted to our PhD programs can expect to receive multiple years of scholarship or funding in the form of research and teaching assistantships. Our generous package includes a full tuition waiver, full medical coverage and a competitive yearly stipend.

Our PhD program provides each student abundant intellectual guidance from faculty and the experience necessary to establish a strong research career. Graduates of our program hold tenure-track positions at leading universities and are among the leaders in industry and government domains because of the many opportunities available to them during their doctoral studies. Unique highlights of our program include collaboration with cross-disciplinary, cross-institutional, cutting-edge research teams, adequate support for industry internships and for participation in international workshops and conferences.

Specialized areas of research include (but not limited to) the following:

* Adaptive Information Systems
* Big Data & Data Mining
* Cloud Computing
* Computational Social Science
* Database Management
* Data Visualization & Visual Analytics
* Geoinformatics
* Human-Robot Interaction
* Information Integration & Fusion
* Information Retrieval & Access
* Information Security & Privacy
* Internet of Things
* Network Science
* Neural networks
* Personalized Learning Technologies
* Recommender Systems
* Resilient Networks and Systems
* Serious Games
* Smart Cities
* Social Computing
* Social Network Analysis
* Spatial Informatics
* Urban Informatics
* Wireless Networks

For more details about research, visit:

* http://www.sci.pitt.edu/faculty-and-research/labs-centers-and-institutes/
* http://www.sci.pitt.edu/faculty-and-research/areas-of-research/

Besides academics, Pittsburgh is a great place for living (http://www.coolpgh.pitt.edu/). The University of Pittsburgh is located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh – a vibrant area with public parks, restaurants, libraries and museums all within walking distance! Oakland is also home to several other universities including Carnegie Mellon University. Our faculty have strong collaboration ties with Carnegie Mellon and our PhD students frequently take graduate classes there through PCHE program (https://pche-pa.org/<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpche-pa.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cpeterb%40pitt.edu%7C4ef8e656505c4f4a2e1608d65c552496%7C9ef9f489e0a04eeb87cc3a526112fd0d%7C1%7C0%7C636797918091788451&sdata=MohXHxEXcDDTwvXY0YHFTJpfSTCw2NPF8PH%2Ff9XJMos%3D&reserved=0>)


Visit our website for more information on the admissions process (http://www.dins.pitt.edu/degrees/phd-degrees/phd-in-information-science/). Consider following us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/SciPitt<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FSciPitt&data=02%7C01%7Cpeterb%40pitt.edu%7C4ef8e656505c4f4a2e1608d65c552496%7C9ef9f489e0a04eeb87cc3a526112fd0d%7C1%7C0%7C636797918091798461&sdata=b2fuJV%2BpEvO8rl000nAmt9fWRGX5NTHHzn0XNnTmBNU%3D&reserved=0>) to keep up with important research news and deadlines.


=== Contact ===
If you have any questions about our doctoral programs, please contact:

Shabana Reza ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>)
Enrollment Manager
1-800-672-9435


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