CSST Overview

About Us

UCLA's strength in interdisciplinary research provides a unique training environment for future leaders with broad visions. CSST leverages this strength in a recruitment, selection, and research training platform for international students interested in UCLA Ph.D. programs in the Division of Life Sciences, Division of Physical Sciences, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, Division of Social Science, and Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

Advisory Committee

Ren Sun, Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology (Chair)
Frank Chang, Professor, Electrical Engineering
Jason Cong, Professor, Computer Science
Chris Evans, Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral sciences
Dan Blumstein, Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Chentao Lin, Professor, Molecular, Cell & Development Biology
Kuo-Nan Liou, Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Joe Loo, Professor, Chemistry and Biology
Greg Payne, Professor, Biological Chemistry
Yibin Wang, Professor, Anesthesiology
Ben Wu, Professor, Bioengineering
Hong Zhou, Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
Song-Chun Zhu, Professor, Statistics


Ren Sun, CSST Director
Shumin Wu, CSST Administrative Director

Faculty Mentors

CSST Mentor List - UCLA Professors who have mentored CSST students.
Current number: 302