PhD and MSc positions
Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory. School of Mechanical Engineering. The University of Western Australia
"Biomechanics and Robotics for Computer Integrated Medicine"
Applications are invited for PhD and MSc positions in the Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia is a medium-size research university located in Perth, on the banks of Swan River, 7 km from the Indian Ocean beach. According to Melbourne Institute Report on the International Standing of Australian Universities, The University of Western Australia has the highest research output (measured by a number of publications in major
journals) per academic staff in Australia.
Perth offers unparalleled living environment at reasonable costs.
Our group comprises a multi-disciplinary research team with projects in the areas of numerical methods, soft tissue biomechanics, surgical simulation, medical robotics, medical image registration, injury biomechanics and sport biomechanics. For further project details please consult http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/ISML/projects.htm
or contact Prof. Karol Miller at email@example.com
Three positions are available immediately. Candidates with a Bachelor degree or equivalent in any area of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Neuroscience, Anatomy or other related fields are encouraged to apply. Experience with finite element analysis, mesh free methods, image analysis or graphics hardware would be a distinct advantage.
Approved candidates with First Class Honours or equivalent will receive tuition fee waiver and scholarships of A200 - A000, depending on the choice of the project.
Teaching assistantships are available on top of the scholarship.
Funding is available for three and a half years for PhD candidates and for two years for MSc candidates.
Special agreement between The UWA and China makes obtaining scholarships by Chinese residents substantially easier, see http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/home/postgrad/international/china_sch
Interested candidates should send their expressions of interest to:
Karol Miller, Dr habil.
Professor of Applied Mechanics
Director, Intelligent Systems for Medicine Lab.
Deputy Chair of Mechatronics
School of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009, AUSTRALIA
Phone: (61) 8 6488 8545
Fax: (61) 8 6488 1024
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