PhD opportunities in SoftLab

We welcome enquiries from candidates looking to undertake PhD study in SoftLab.  Current opportunities include funded PhD positions in any areas of soft robotics, with particular interest in those highlighted below:

  • Bio-inspired robotics
  • Smart materials
  • Bio-intergative robotics
  • Soft robotics for healthcare
  • Wearable robotics
  • Emodied intelligence and morphological computation
  • Tactile and human-robot interaction
  • Energy autonomy
  • Edible and biodegradable robots

Note that you must approach your potential supervisor and have completed the whole application some days before these deadlines:

  • China Scholarship Council: 18 January 2019*Please email us as soon as possible to discuss your application and PhD topic*
  • Engineering scholarships: Expected early 2019


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