University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
September 30th, 2017


Students from all institutions are invited to apply to attend this one-day workshop. Participants will learn about the graduate school application process and the opportunities that exist for those who pursue graduate work in this impactful discipline.

APPLY TO ATTEND – TRAVEL AWARDS AVAILABLE!

Registration is required to attend the workshop. Follow this link to register and apply for a travel award.

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis after two application deadlines: May 15th and July 15th. We have a limited number of travel awards available to support transportation and lodging costs. To be considered for such awards, please apply early!



The 2017 workshop will include:

• Research highlights spanning multiple areas of computer science and engineering including computer architecture, machine learning, data-driven healthcare, and computer system security

• "Life as a PhD student" – Q&A panel of current graduate students

• Live demos of current and ongoing research

• Lunch with faculty and graduate students

• "Academia vs. Industry" – Q&A panel with current faculty and industry partners

• A writing clinic on "How to Write a Strong Statement of Purpose"

• The opportunity to receive one-on-one feedback from faculty regarding your application

2017 AGENDA

9:00am – 9:30am Registration and Breakfast
9:30am – 9:45am Welcome & Ice Breaker
9:45am – 11:00am Faculty Research Highlights
11:00am – 12:00pm Faculty Panel
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch with Graduate Students & Faculty + Lab Demos
1:45pm – 2:45pm Student Panel
2:45pm – 3:00pm Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in CSE
3:00pm – 3:15pm College of Engineering
3:15pm – 3:25pm Break
3:25pm – 3:55pm Writing Clinic: Tips for Writing a Strong Statement of Purpose
3:55pm – 4:00pm Closing Remarks
4:00pm – 5:00pm Writing Clinic: One-on- One Feedback Sessions

Past Workshops

2016 Workshop

2015 Workshop

2014 Workshop

This effort is supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CNS-1330142.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.