Research Assistantship Opportunities

This page lists some research assistantship and similar opportunities offered by individual faculty members to graduate students. For other sources of support see the ECE Graduate Student Financial Awards and Opportunities page. The list of opportunities below is neither complete nor is it guaranteed to be up to date and so students looking for support should also be sure to check for posted announcements around the EE building.

Research Assistantships Available in Accelerators for Scientific Applications

For Fall 2013

Research assistantships are available for EE graduate students (PhD students preferred) interested in research on GPUs (graphics processing units) and manycore accelerators and their use in scientific computing.

Students will investigate the use of accelerators (both GPU and manycore) for scientific computation in collaboration with domain scientists working in various areas of materials physics, and will help investigate a related area, such as new accelerator algorithms, accelerator performance modeling, new accelerator microarchitectural features, etc. The students will be part of an interdisciplinary group including faculty and students from electrical engineering, computer science, biological sciences, and physics. Applicants are expected to have a strong background in programming and computer architecture, a willingness to refresh and build upon their undergraduate background in chemistry and physics, as well as practical programming skills.

The assistantships, which are offered through the LA-SiGMA project will start Fall 2013 and will end September 2015. Interested students should submit a resume to David Koppelman,

Research Assistantships Available in Consensus Control for Multi-Agent Systems & Nonlinear Control

Posted December 14, 2012

Two research assistantships are available in the area of consensus control for multi-agent systems & nonlinear control available starting Spring 2013. The assistantships are only for ECE Ph.D students. Those interested should contact Dr. Gu with current resume at

Research Assistants Needed!

Posted 27 August 2011

Two (2) part-time, 10 hour/week Research assistants are needed in the VLSI System Design and Nanoelectronics areas. Part time assistantships include a full tuition waiver. Must be a PhD student admitted to the Department. Send resume and research experience Dr. Ashok Srivastava at Resumes will only be accepted from current students and those who have applied to the LSU Graduate School.