Research Positions

Openings for Undergraduate Researchers

Undergraduate students are welcomed to join Dr. Huang’s group for achieving training in mathematical modeling and systems analysis techniques and pursuing research in the field of Biological & Environmental Systems Engineering. Full-time summer research positions are available in Dr. Huang’s group. Please contact him at if you are interested. Students will benefit from the training and research experience in Dr. Huang’s group.

Openings for exchanged graduate students and visiting scholars

Graduate students and visiting scholars are welcomed to join the BESEL to conduct the interdiciplinary projects. Please contact Dr. Huang at for potential collaboration opportunities.

Introduction of Villanova University

Villanova University is a private university located in a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States.  It is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (founded in 1842). It has a very beautiful and safe campus. Villanova got NCAA Basketball Champions in both 2016 and 2018.

Villanova University is ranked No.46 nationally by U.S. News and World Report in 2017-2018. It is ranked the same as Penn State (#50), following Lehigh University (#44), University of California--Davis(#44),University of California--San Diego(#44),University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign(#44), University of Wisconsin--Madison(#44). It surpasses other top universities, such as Ohio State University--Columbus (#54), University of Washington, University of Texas--Austin(#56), Purdue University--West Lafayette (#60), University of Connecticut(#60), Syracuse University(#60), University of Maryland--College Park(#60), University of Pittsburgh (#68), Rutgers University--New Brunswick(#70), University of Minnesota--Twin Cities (#71), Texas A&M University--College Station (#74), University of Massachusetts--Amherst (#74), Virginia Tech (#74), Drexel University (#96), Temple University (#118).