Joining the Group

We are always interested in applications from excellent and motivated students, postdoctoral researchers, and visitors to join us. If you are interested in your research directions and wish to be considered for a position, please contact Yunlong directly.

Funding opportunities

For PhD students: Imperial College entry requirementsImperial College President's PhD ScholarshipDepartment ScholarshipCSC Scholarship, and other schemes. Self-funded students are also encouraged to contact us by email. 

For postdoctoral or early-career researchers: Imperial College Research FellowshipsMarie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral FellowshipsRoyal Society Newton FellowshipsUKRI Future Leaders Fellowships, etc.

For visiting students


Currently, a fully funded PhD studentship is available for 2024 entry:

Project: Interface engineering for high-performance energy storage applications
Academic supervisors: Prof Ji-Seon Kim (Imperial Physics), Dr Yunlong Zhao (Imperial Design Engineering)
Note: this fully funded studentship is for home student or student with pre-settled/settled status only. Get in touch if you are interested in this project.