Ph.D. Scholarship in Nanopositioning

    A Ph.D. scholarship is available for a student to join the Precision and Nanopositioning project at the University of Newcastle. The project involves the design and control of nanopositioning devices with sub-nanometer accuracy for Atomic Force Microscopy applications. The successful candidate will have excess to the state-of-the-art laboratory facilities including a high-precision Atomic Force Microscope; to work with a number of experts in their fields; and to attend premier international conferences.

    Applicants will have a background in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering, finite-element-analysis, control, or microscopy. Applicants with experimental experience are preferred. The scholarship includes tuition fees and living allowance of $25,392 p.a. (2014 rate), with possible top-up. This amount is indexed annually. Applications are invited immediately.

    For further information, please contact Dr. Yuen Yong.