Join RARE Lab

We seek strong doctoral, M.S., and undergraduate candidates who are good communicators, comfortable with programming, hardworking, and interested in the lab’s research, preferably with relevant research experience and/or an M.S. degree for Ph.D. applicants.

As an interdisciplinary research lab, we welcome candidates in computer science, robotics, informatics, HCI, engineering, psychology, design, cognitive science, or a related area.

Women, students from underrepresented and underserved groups that are traditionally disadvantaged, and domestic US students are strongly encouraged to apply!

Prof. Zhao Han, Lab Director

Graduate Opportunities

Ph.D. Opportunities


Prospective Ph.D. Students


Funding

Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships and fellowships with guidance from the Office of National Scholars:


M.S. Opportunities


Prospective M.S Students

Please visit the prospective graduate students webpage and apply for the Master of Science program with the thesis option.


Current USF M.S. Students (Thesis Option)

If you are interested in pursuing research related to the lab’s, I can be your advisor (major professor). Please contact CSE graduate student advisor and lab director Prof. Zhao Han.


Funding

M.S. students are usually self-funded. Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships and fellowships with guidance from the Office of National Scholars:

If I become your major professor, I may advise on your fellowship application for Ph.D. admissions.


Undergraduate Opportunities


Prospective Undergraduate Students

Please visit the USF Office of Admissions to apply for or transfer to Computer Science.


Current USF Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students are usually self-funded. Please read the Undergraduate Research at USF webpage and explore the following options.

1. Course credits

2. [Unavailable] 70% funded by the RARE Lab, 30% funded by the College of Engineering (30%)

Once you are ready, please fill out this form or contact Prof. Zhao Han with your CV and unofficial transcript.