PhD Studentship: Biocompatible and Highly-Stretchable Hydrogel Optoelectronic Wearable Sensor

Queen Mary University of London

The aim of the proposed PhD project is to develop novel biocompatible and stretchable medical devices, which can be made miniaturised to be worn by the patient or even to be implanted, for point-of-care applications. Candidates with good first degrees in Optical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Biomaterials, and Physics (but not limited to these areas) are encouraged to apply.

QMUL Research Studentship Details

  • Available to Home/EU & International Applicants.
  • Full Time programme only
  • Applicant required to start in Late September/October 2018
  • The studentship arrangement will cover tuition fees and provide an annual stipend for up to three years (Currently set as £16,553 in 2017/18).
  • The minimum requirement for this studentship opportunity is a good Honours degree (minimum 2(i) honours or equivalent) or MSc/MRes in a relevant discipline.
  • If English is not your first language then you will require a valid English certificate equivalent to IELTS 6.5+ overall with a minimum score of 6 in Writing 5.5 in all sections (Reading, Listening, Speaking).
  • International applicants should refer to the following website at

Supervisor Contact Details
For informal enquiries about this position, please contact Dr Lei Su
Tel: 020 7882 5184

Application Method
To apply for this studentship and for entry on to the Medical Engineering programme (Full Time) please follow the instructions detailed on the following webpage:

Further Guidance

Please be sure to include a reference to ‘2018 SEMS QMRS LS’ to associate your application with this studentship opportunity. 

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