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The Shankar Research Group

Ph.D. Applicants

Our research group is constantly looking for outstanding researchers to join our team. Currently, we accept applications only for the Ph.D. program. We do not accept applicants for the M.S. program or paid student internships. Undergraduate research opportunities are only open to students of the University of Pittsburgh.

This web-form is to be used for making preliminary contact with Prof. Shankar and to determine if there is an overlap of research interests. To be accepted to the program and to be provided financial support, students must directly apply to the graduate program in the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Pittsburgh. 

The application website is:


Please hit 'submit' only once. We will be in touch with you once we review the applications.

To avoid duplication, please do not not send via email, a more extensive CV or copies of publications, until requested.