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Funded Ph.D. Research Assistantships in Neuromechanics—Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

The Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering (IMSE) at Texas Tech University (TTU), Texas, USA is looking for highly motivated individuals to pursue doctoral degrees in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Computational Biomechanics, Neuroengineering, and Brain Modeling. The fully funded assistantships will pay a competitive stipend of $29,000 ~ $34,000 annually and cover full tuition. The potential start date is August 2023. The students will work on brain neuronal modeling, deep learning, control theory, finite element modeling, warfighter performance evaluation, and neuroprosthetic (and implant) designs.

Position requirements:

  • A recent (or currently enrolled) master’s degree in biomedical/ Electrical/ Industrial/ Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or similar degrees

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in human subject testing

  • Students with OpenSim and EEG/EMG signal processing experiences

  • Experience in control theoretical methods (PID algorithm design)

  • Experience with machine/deep learning network designs will be given the top priority.

  • Female and minority candidates are encouraged.

 

If interested, please email a curriculum vitae to Dr. Suman K. Chowdhury by March 25, 2023, at suman.chowdhury@ttu.edu before you submit an official application. To learn more about his research, please visit his profile: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/imse/faculty/suman_chowdhury/index.php

 

TTU is a comprehensive Tier I research university that includes law and medical schools with an enrollment of more than 35,000 students in total. Founded in 1934, the department is one of the first IMSE departments in the nation and the first in the state of Texas. TTU has a proud history of research excellence in biomechanics, human factors, and ergonomics areas.

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