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The ACIS laboratory is constantly looking for motivated and strong graduate students. The research areas include artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, advanced control systems, and automation. Students with interest in these areas are invited to contact us via email: Students from underrepresented groups, including but not limited to, women, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

Candidates are required to provide the followings:

  1. a detailed CV that includes a publications list (if available);
  2. previous undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts;
  3. a one-page statement of research;

Please take a look at the active research projects at the ACIS laboratory and forward your inquiries regarding available graduate and undergraduate positions to


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3800 Finnerty Road
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), EOW 548
Victoria BC V8P 5C2

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