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ISIS conducts cutting-edge research on next-generation technologies essential to developing and assuring mission- and safety-critical, software-reliant systems. Our dynamic research environment provides a creative atmosphere that offers many opportunities for creating, applying, and evaluating novel methods, techniques, and tools in multiple domains, including cyber-physical systems, health care, cyber-security, and manufacturing automation.

ISIS funds dozens of post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate intern positions from a wide range of sponsors, including NSF, HHS, DARPA, DOD, DOE, NIH, NASA, AFRL, Boeing, GM, BAE Systems, Raytheon, and many others. ISIS research assistants receive a competitive stipend, a tuition scholarship, and full health insurance coverage. There are also many opportunities for travel to conferences worldwide, as well as to work with our partners at top universities and research institutes around the country and globe.

Opportunities for post-doc and undergraduate internship positions are posted regularly on our website at Graduate students working at ISIS can enroll in programs on the Vanderbilt campus, ranging from computer science, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering to medical informatics and others.

To find out more about graduate research opportunities at ISIS and the application process, please contact Professor Xenofon Koutsoukos at