The applications for the 2022 workshop have closed.


CPS Rising Stars Workshop 2022 is open to graduate students and postdocs in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) core research areas as defined by the National Science Foundation CPS program. These areas include control, data analytics, machine learning including real-time learning for control, autonomy, design, Internet of Things (IoT), mixed initiatives including human-in- or human-on-the-loop, networking, privacy, real-time systems, safety, security, and verification. In addition, the workshop especially encourages women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Applicants should be within about 1-3 years of graduating with a PhD at the time of the workshop, or have obtained a PhD no earlier than 2019 and do not currently hold a faculty position. All applications are required to be submitted by March 10, 2022 (AoE).

The selected CPS Rising Stars will receive travel support to attend the workshop, which will cover reasonable travel expenses (e.g., flight), hotel accommodation, and meals. Note: Due to NSF funding requirements, we can only support participants who are affiliated with a U.S. institution.

Application Materials

1. Research statement (maximum 1 page excluding references, 12pt font, 1-inch margins, PDF)
2. CV (no page limit, PDF)
3. One letter of recommendation

Research statement and CV should be submitted via EasyChair:

The letter of recommendation should be sent by the letter writer to the following email address by March 10, 2022 (AoE).