Feb. 17, 11:45, Wei Ji Ma. Optimality and Probabilistic Computation in Visual Categorization

Information for current students

1. useful links

2. igert application (for rutgers grad students only)

3. graduate student funding opportunities

4. outreach opportunities

5. post-doctoral funding opportunities

I. Miscellaneous links for graduate students in science and engineering
  • New York Academy of Science "Science Alliance" website for graduate students and postdocs - careers, networking, events of interest, etc.:
  • Blog: "The goal of this site is help students to prepare for the changing demands of today's job market and to provide a voice for early career scientists":

II. NSF-IGERT training grant for (non-igert) current Rutgers graduate students

If you are a current graduate student at Rutgers and would like to be considered for an NSF-IGERT Traineeship in Perceptual Science, please submit an application (pdf format) to Claudia Farber , with the following information.

  1. Name, address, phone, email
  2. Years of graduate study; expected date of graduation
  3. Department; advisor(s)
  4. Graduate courses completed
  5. Talks, posters, and papers published or in progress
  6. Graduate research accomplished or in progress (approximately 1 single spaced page)
  7. (a) If you are a 1st or 2nd year student: The relationship of your plan of graduate study to the goals of the IGERT, including anticipated coursework and research (approx. 1 page, but longer if needed), or
(b) If you are a 3rd year student or beyond: A description of your doctoral thesis project emphasizing the interdisciplinary components, including which faculty and labs will be involved (approx. 1 page, but longer if needed).

III. Pre-doctoral funding opportunities for graduate students

for complete listings and advising see the Graduate School-New Brunswick, GradFund: and Sakai site:

Some selected opportunities:

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) : provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study.

IV. Outreach opportunities

  • North Jersey Science Fair: Information about the fair is available at:  

V. Post-doctoral funding opportunities