Graduate Student Opportunities

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Assistive Technology Research Opportunity

Department of Computer Science faculty member Keith Vertanen is seeking new team members to take part in a collaborative project with MIT that develops Nomon. Nomon is an open-source interface designed to help severely motor-impaired individuals communicate or control their computers.

The opportunity can be a paid hourly position or an independent study for academic credit. Interested undergraduate or graduate students can apply via this form.

Posted August 31, 2023

Weihua Zhou Seeking Lab Assistants

Weihua Zhou, Assistant Professor of Health Informatics, Applied Computing department, is looking for undergraduate and graduate students to join his lab. Learn more about his research projects on his lab webpage.

Zhou is particularly interested in self-motivated undergraduate students. All three undergraduate students in his lab have received multiple URIP and SURF awards and published high-impact journal papers. For example, one of his undergraduate students published a paper in the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging as a co-first author.

Interested? Email your resume to Zhou at

Renewed August 31, 2023

Hourly Student Software Writer

Scott Kuhl, associate professor of computer science, is looking to hire a student to work on software that will allow an existing industrial robot to be operated remotely. We expect that the major components of the project will involve writing software relating to scheduling, robot control, and video streaming.

This is a paid hourly project during the Spring semester, with a realistic opportunity to receive summer 2023 funding to work on the project. Applicants will be interviewed over break and begin work immediately at the start of the January 2023 semester. The position is part of a funded project with West Shore Community College which aims to make an existing commercial industrial robot operable remotely.

If you are interested, please fill out this form. Questions? Please contact Scott Kuhl at

Posted December 12, 2022