We are interested in receiving applications from motivated graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. The projects may involve collaborations with partner hospitals (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust) and universities (Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Cambridge). To apply, please send a CV to Dr. Ali Yetisen. Reference letters are not required for initial inquiry, but are required for full consideration. A number of positions for MSc/MRes projects, PhD projects and postdoctoral fellows are available for on-going and new projects.

Relevant areas include: 1. Holographic sensors for medical diagnostics, 2. Hydrogel fibre optic devices for implantable diagnostics, 3. Contact lens sensors in ocular diagnostics, 4. Tattoo sensors for metabolic function monitoring, and 5. Wearable optical sensors

PhD Scholarships

One PhD studentship in optical sensors by the Department of Chemical Engineering is available, with tuition fees and living stipend fully covered. It is open to all applicants including overseas students. Only applicants with an outstanding academic track record will be considered. Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

The Yetisen group will support applications for Department of Chemical Engineering PhD studentships, Imperial College President's PhD Scholarship, Imperial Marshall Scholarship Scheme (US citizens), Imperial College and China Scholarship Council PhD Programme (CSC-Imperial PhD scholarship), CSC PhD scholarships (Chinese applicants can also apply for full PhD scholarships that cover tuition fees via their universities in China, or Chinese embassy in the UK).

Self-funded students are also encouraged to apply. E-mail Dr. Ali Yetisen

Non-native English speakers should demonstrate adequate academic language skills to study in the Department of Chemical Engineering. IELTS: 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in all elements); TOEFL: 100 overall (minimum 22 in all elements). Find out more about the English language requirement.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions and Fellowships

A postdoctoral research associate position in biochemical sensors funded by the Department of Chemical Engineering is open. Successful postdoctoral candidates are expected to have a strong publication record in biosensors, biomedical engineering, optics or chemistry. Good communication skills and work ethics are required. Only applicants with an outstanding publication record will be considered. The Yetisen group will support postdoctoral researchers for application for the Wellcome Trust Fellowships, Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowships, Newton International Fellowships, Marie Curie Fellowships, Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (Humbolt Foundation) and China Scholarship Council (CSC).

Masters Projects

We are pleased to consider masters projects from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemistry and other departments in Imperial College. Find out more about our MSc programme visiting this link.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP)

UROP is a research opportunities programme available to students from within and outside Imperial. Participate in real research and appreciate the environment in which it takes place. Find out more about UROP visiting this link.

Academic Visitors

Visitors including undergraduate, masters and PhD students are welcome to join our group. Find out more about visiting Imperial.