New 2018 PhD positions available at CBN-IIT@UNILE

Applications are invited for the admission to PhD Programs and PhD fellowships at Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy (https://www1.unisalento.it/bandi-concorsi/-/bandi/view/64271578) in collaboration with the Center of Biomolecular Nanotechnologies (CBN) of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://cbn.iit.it) in the areas indicated below. Before applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the CBN website to find more information on members and research activities.
General info on the application procedure can be found at the following links:
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DEADLINE 10 JULY 2018

Positions are available in the follow departments:

School in "Engineering of materials, structures and nanotechnology"

Department of Innovation’s Engineering

PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:
- Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers (pMUT)
for wearable technologies and underwater communications;
- Piezoelectric MEMS for marine energy harvesting;
- Energy harvesting for implantable biomedical devices;
- Optoacoustic probes for in-vivo imaging;
- Wearable flexible piezoelectric MEMS for monitoring
and sensing of vital parameters;
- MEMS flow sensors for automotive and underwater applications;
- Development of models for simulation and prediction
of wearable microsystems.
- Electronic Engineering;
- Physical Engineering;
- Materials Engineering;
- TLC Engineering;
- Mechatronics Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Physics
- Nanotechnologies
Prof. Massimo De Vittorio
(http://cbn.iit.it/people/massimo-devittorio)
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No. 4
Useful Research links:
Nanotechnologies for Humans and Biosystems
https://www.iit.it/research/lines/nanotechnologies-for-humans-and-biosystems

Wearable Technology:
http://cbn.iit.it/research/wearable-technology

Soft MEMS:
http://cbn.iit.it/research/soft-mems-for-sensors,-actuators-and-energy
PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:

- Neurophotonics
- Neuroplasmonics
- Optogenetics
- Physics
- Biomedical Engineering
- Physical Engineering
- TLC Engineering
- Neurosciences
Dr. Ferruccio Pisanello
(https://www.iit.it/index.php/people/ferruccio-pisanello)
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No. 1
Useful Research links:
Multifunctional Neural Interfaces:
https://cbn.iit.it/research/new-technologies-for-neuroscience-research
https://www.iit.it/research/lines/multifunctional-neural-interfaces-with-deep-brain-regions

MODEM ERC grant:
http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/202545_en.html

Request of Information Form:

Use the form at this link

Application Procedure:

https://www1.unisalento.it/bandi-concorsi/-/bandi/view/64271578
All.F) https://www1.unisalento.it/c/document_library/get_file?p_l_id=63872469&folderId=64271579&name=DLFE-348759.pdf

School in “Physics and Nanoscience”

Department of Physics

PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:
Computational electromagnetism for nanosystems:
  • Quantum plasmonics;
  • Nano-antennas and nonlinear optics.
- Physical Engineering;
- Physics
- Nanotechnologies
Dr. Cristian Ciracì
(https://www.iit.it/component/people/cristian-ciraci)
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No. 1
Useful Research links:
Computational Nanoplasmonics:
http://cbn.iit.it/research/computational-nanoplasmonics
https://www.iit.it/research/lines/computational-nanoplasmonics
PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:
- Methods of the functional density theory
- Optical properties of doped semiconductor nanoparticles
- Optical properties of metallic nanoparticles
- Optical properties of molecular system
- Physical Engineering;
- Physics
- Nanotechnologies
Dr. Fabio Della Sala
(http://cbn.iit.it/people/fabio-dellasala )
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No. 1
Useful Research links:
Density Functional Theory
http://cbn.iit.it/research/density-functional-theory

Request of Information Form:

Use the form at this link

Application Procedure:

https://www1.unisalento.it/bandi-concorsi/-/bandi/view/64271578
All.D) https://www1.unisalento.it/c/document_library/get_file?p_l_id=63872469&folderId=64271579&name=DLFE-348757.pdf

School in “Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies”

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies

PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:
Biological applications of nanostructured materials in:
  • BioMEMS technologies
  • Elettrospinning for biological applications
  • Microfluidics
- Biology
- Biotechnologies
- Biomedical Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Nanotechnologies
Prof. Massimo De Vittorio
(http://cbn.iit.it/people/massimo-devittorio)
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
No. 1
Useful Research links:
Wearable Technology:
http://cbn.iit.it/research/wearable-technology

Request of Information Form:

Use the form at this link

Application Procedure:

https://www1.unisalento.it/bandi-concorsi/-/bandi/view/64271578
All.N) https://www1.unisalento.it/c/document_library/get_file?p_l_id=63872469&folderId=64271579&name=DLFE-348754.pdf
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