Programs & Positions for Students

To apply for a position listed below, send letter/statement to the listed advisor/contact referring to project name, detailing your interest and research experience as well as a resume. See past project listings

Internal Opportunities:

Using Social Network Information for Distributed Traffic Optimization

Our goal is improve the average travel time of vehicles in road networks. We investigate distributed game-theoretic solutions that overcoming selfish routing while leveraging social network information. We will also study the relevance of our approach towards safer and more efficient self-driving vehicles.

 

Lab: DIAL
Advisor: Professor Anita Raja (araja@cooper.edu)
Qualifications: current sophomore, junior, senior joining Masters program.
Type of Support: Funded work  

Start Date: Immediate or Summer 2018
End Date: Indefinite

Application: Email CV, transcript, statement of interest, math and coding background.

 

Using Advanced Machine Learning and Diverse DataSets for Disease Risk Stratification

Join our team of researchers and students to investigate how machine learning can be used on clinical and genetic data to improve risk predictions. We will build on our previous NSF funded work on methods for predicting preterm births.

Lab: DIAL
Advisor: Professor Anita Raja (araja@cooper.edu)
Qualifications: current sophomore, junior, senior joining Masters program
Type of Support: Funded work or for independent study credit

Start Date: Immediate or Summer 2018
End Date: Indefinite

Application: Email CV, transcript, statement of interest, math and coding background

 

 

 

External Opportunities:

Icahn School of Medicine Research Labs:  http://icahn.mssm.edu/research/portal?tab=Labs

 

 

 

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