University of Virginia seeks 8 new faculty and 16 new graduate students in CPS

The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science has launched a multi-million dollar initiative to create a collaborative world class center of research excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems. This initiative includes an international search for new faculty members and graduate students across 5 different departments:

• Civil and Environmental Engineering
• Computer Science
• Electrical and Computer Engineering
• Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
• Systems and Information Engineering

We are seeking at least 8 new tenured/tenure track faculty members and at least 16 new graduate students for our Masters and PhD programs who are excited to address the most critical problems at the intersection of the cyber and physical worlds, including but not limited to:

• Smart Cities
• Advanced infrastructure and intelligent transportation systems
• Wireless and mobile health, and closed-loop medical devices
• The safety, security, and reliability of Cyber-Physical Systems
• Robotics, drones, and autonomous or connected vehicles
• Smart manufacturing systems
• Low-power and energy harvesting technologies
• Sensor design including RF sensing and novel sensing devices
• Other technologies or applications related to Cyber-Physical Systems

The University of Virginia is rated as one of the top 3 public universities in the nation and Charlottesville is frequently cited as one of the best cities in which to live and work. The School of Engineering is committed to enhancing a culturally diverse community and women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

More information about the positions available and the school’s initiative around Cyber-Physical Systems can be found through the Link Lab. Inquiries can also be made directly to