The Doctoral Programs at Big Data Institute

Shenzhen is a renowned special economic zone in China, adjacent to the two international metropolises – Hongkong and Macao. It is one of the cities with the most developed economy and it plays a leading role in the cause of modernization and internationalization.

Shenzhen University, as one of the most popular universities in China with fast growth, distinctive characteristics and huge potential, is now accelerating its pace toward the top-ranking university with high level research, excellent knowledge and innovation.

The Big Data Institute (BDI), Shenzhen University was found in 2013, which is a core part of collaborative innovation center between Guangdong province and Hong Kong. Currently, BDI has over twenty academic staff including 1 IEEE fellow, 6 full professors, 4 associate professors and 2 post-doctoral fellows.

The institute is focused on research and technology development in the area of cloud computing and big data. R&D activities include fundamental research on theory and algorithms of big data analytics and machine learning on big data, development of big data analysis platforms on cloud computing, and industrial applications of big data in manufacturing, smart city, smart grid, Internet, health, logistics, etc. Currently, 20 research projects funded from central, provincial and Shenzhen city governments are run by the institute staff. The institute staff members have published papers widely in international journals and conferences.

The Big Data Institute welcomes international students to apply for our doctoral program.

1. Areas of Study

BDI of Shenzhen University offers international students Ph.D. programs in all aspects of Big Data Technology and Applications, including (but not limited to):

2. Requirements

3. Application should include the following materials

4. Tuitions, Fellowships and Grants

5. Biographs of selected supervisors

6. Contact Information