Full time PHD Fellowships, Postgraduate Scholarships & Research Assistant Fellowships

Our group at the Human Language Technology Center at HKUST is now inviting applications for PhD Fellowship, Postgraduate Scholarshps & Research Assistant Fellowships in Speech and Language Processing, Emotion and Sentiment Recognition, Human-Robot Interactions, as well as Big Data Analytics for the year 2016/2017.

The program offers numerous close collaboration opportunities with top industry partners in mainland China and Hong Kong, as well as top international research institutions. PhD students will have the opportunity to have summer internships or participate in exchange programs with these institutions.

All positions are fully funded. In addition, highly qualified PhD applicants maybe be nominated for Hong Kong PhD Fellowships and other similar honor schemes. The program offers generous laboratory, library, and dedicated computation server cluster facilities.


Research Areas

  • Speech Processing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Emotion and Sentiment Recognition
  • Multilingual Speech and Language Processing
  • Machine learning for Data Analytics based on Speech and Language
  • Crosslingual Information Extraction
  • Machine Translation
  • Research Projects