We are looking for bright and motivated students to join the Shape Lab team.



Applications must go through BU's PhD application system. The application deadline is December 15, 2017 for Fall 2018 admission.

  • An overview of requirements and FAQ is available on the BU Computer Science website: http://www.bu.edu/cs/phd-program/phd/
  • Note that all those admitted to the PhD program receive a 5-year fellowship
  • Application portal for Graduate School of Arts & Sciences: https://bu-grs.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login
  • Select Computer Vision and Graphics as your area of interest, and specify Emily Whiting under contact with faculty
  • Required materials: 
    • Transcripts
    • Personal Statement
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • GRE general test

You are also encouraged to email Prof Emily Whiting to discuss your application. With any inquiries it's helpful to include your CV, a short description of your research experience and interests, and a link to your personal website (if any).

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Current BU students may join the lab in a Directed Study. Contact Prof Whiting with your CV and transcript.

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