Application Process

Applicants to the Ph.D. Forum should email the following materials to Be mindful of the page limits for the components (2-page abstract, 2-page CV).

Application Information

You will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Contact details (mailing address, email address)
  • Affiliation: department, university, country
  • Home page (if any)
  • Your gender
  • Expected graduation date
  • Your thesis advisor’s full name and contact info (mailing address and email address)
  • List of up to 5 keywords that best represent your research area
  • A two-page extended abstract that summarizes your research, highlights important related work, and describes your current results. The abstract MUST be 2 pages, in IEEE ICRA 2-column format, including references.
Curriculum Vita
  • Include a CV (at most 2 pages) that describes your background and relevant experience (research, education, employment). Include any publications, if you have any. Also include any pending submissions and journals.