PhD Scholarship at University of Sheffield

PhD Scholarship at University of Sheffield

The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering is welcoming applicants for a PhD Scholarship at the University of Sheffield in the session 2019/2020.

This is an exciting opportunity available for EU/UK students who want to pursue a PhD degree in Medical and Surgical Robotics. The goal of this award is to develop bionic and biomedical robots that support sustained autonomous operation for long-term adaptive healthcare.

The scholarship will provide the Research Council UK (RCUK) fees at the EU/UK level, a stipend for up to 3.5 years and a Research Training and Support Grant (RTSG) of £1000 per annum.


Candidates should have a background in the following fields: Mechanical Engineering (mechanism designs, actuators, fabrication, and mechanics modeling), Electrical Engineering (sensors, remote communication, microcontrollers, and circuit design), Material Engineering (materials modeling, characterization and fabrication, biomaterials), Control (bio-machine interaction, optimization, estimation), Mechatronics or Robotics, or a related field.

How to Apply

In order to apply for this programme, you need to take admission in PhD degree at the university. Then they can complete the online application form. Please state Professor Ivan Minev as your preferred supervisor and state the project title as ‘Electronic Tissues Interfaces’

The applications deadline is July 28, 2019.

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