If you're reading this, you are probably interested in becoming a PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder and working with me and my research group. Thanks for your interest!
On this page, I try to provide useful information for people in your situation. Note that I will probably not respond to emails with resumes or requests for consideration as a student. I get many, many such inquiries and I cannot respond to them all. Put your effort into crafting an excellent application instead.
Should I send you an email telling you about my great ideas and background? Generally, no. I get many such emails and tend not to read them or put much weight on them. Some students send many, many such emails to everyone in a particular field or school. I do not have the time to respond. You should put your effort into crafting an excellent official application. CU Boulder Graduate School application. The Information Science department deadline is usually the beginning of December for the following Fall quarter. The Computer Science department deadline is usually mid-December. (Specific deadlines for each year are posted here. I do advise students in both programs.
Who decides who gets admitted in your department? Generally, this is a collective decisions by the department, but a student that lacks an internal faculty champion for their case will most likely not be admitted. If you're interested in working with me, include my name on the application and in your personal statement, reference your specific interests and what you can contribute to the overall research program.
Can I get funding? Generally, the department will not accept PhD students unless it has a way to fund them either through TAships or grant funding.