PhD Projects in Biomedical Engineering (Robotics Biomaterials Tissue Engineering Optogenetics Nanomedicine DNA /Photonic Sensors Metreology μ-fluidics

Ranked 49 in the QS World University Ranking and 53 in Times Higher Education Global University Ranking, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) was founded in 2017 and is a young and dynamic department. The Biomedical Engineering department focusses on designing innovative medical instruments & sensors, to build new imaging and information systems for precision medicine, to create biomaterials for regenerative medicine, and to develop novel technologies in nanomedicine

The BME department will endorse excellent international students to apply for the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) offered by the HK government. HKPFS provides a globally competitive stipend to successful applicants (see more details in the post)

Activities and responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to perform academic research work in one of the following areas: 
Robotics, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Nanomedicine, Optogenetics, Sensors, Photonics, Microfluidics or Laser Metrology. 

Academic research work will encompass:
- hands-on laboratory research work
- writing manuscripts for publication in leading scientific journals
- giving seminars and conference talks about the research project
- attending postgraduate lectures at CUHK

Please contact the lab you are interested in for more details on expectations and research projects. Each professor's contact info and lab website can be found at: http://www.bme.cuhk.edu.hk/new/core-faculty.php

Qualification profile

Candidates should have completed their undergraduate degree in one of the disciplines or other related areas, including but not limited to Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Materials Science, Mechatronics, Medicine, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. The overall grade should be similar to 'upper second class honors' according to the British undergraduate classification system. 

Please refer to the admission criteria of the CUHK graduate school: 
https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/requirements

Benefits

Excellent candidates will be endorsed for the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) by the department. 

Interested candidates are referred to the following webpage for exact conditions: 
https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/scholarships-fees/hkpfs

In brief summary, the fellowship comes with: 
- approximately 2850 Euro monthly Scholarship (tax-free) 
- approximately 1400 Euro yearly conference travel allowance
- tuition fee waiver
- approximately 2250 Euro one-time award for lodging in the first year
- on-campus accommodation for the entire duration of studies, free of charge for the first year of studies

Send application to

Please email your CV to professors directly to inquire about possible position openings and applications. Each professor's contact info and lab website can be found at: http://www.bme.cuhk.edu.hk/new/core-faculty.php


General inquiries can be directed to Ms. CHAN, Joyce
(General Clerk)

E-mail: joyce.chan@cuhk.edu.hk
Office Tel: 3943 8278
Office Address:
Room 1106, 11/F
William M.W. Mong Engineering Building, CUHK


Here is the link for the online application system of Ph.D. program in CUHK:
https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/how-to-apply

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: CUHK_BME-HKPFS_Jobvector

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Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. The department of Biomedical Engineering was founded in 2017 and is a yound and dynamic department. The Biomedical Engineering department focusses on designing...
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