Phd Position – Skin Biomechanics

Aston University

If you are interested in skin biomechanics for clinical applications and the development of medical products, we have a fully funded PhD position at the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Aston University. Engineering and Physical Sciences College PhD studentships include a maintenance allowance (£17,668 full time equivalent in 2022/23) and Home or Overseas tuition fees for 3 years. This project will be funded by a studentship award that aim to identify the best projects and recruit the best students to maintain the pipeline of the vibrant Engineering and Physical Sciences College research community. We aim to attract high calibre PhD candidates who will carry out postgraduate doctoral research that makes a significant contribution to research and knowledge in the relevant discipline. Details on the topic, how to submit your application, and the necessary supporting documents can be found by emailing Dr Komaris at [email protected]. Potential students may express their interest until the 31st November 2024. Applicants can expect to be informed about the primary stage by April 2024.

Preferred qualifications and expertise:

Essential: A prior MSc and BEng qualification in a related program of Engineering with first or upper 2.1.

Desirable: Experience in 3D motion capture with optical cameras (e.g., Vicon) and Visual 3D. Software development. Working with human patients for biomechanical assessment.

Desirable: Academic publications. 

Those who meet the criteria above and are interested, please email me at [email protected] with your CV and transcripts. 

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