New 2020 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 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 13 JULY 2020

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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Dr. Francesco Rizzi
(https://cbn.iit.it/people/francesco-rizzi)
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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

Request of Information Form:

Use the form at this link

Application Procedure:

Bando per l'ammissione al Corso di dottorato in “Ingegneria dei Materiali e delle Strutture e Nanotecnologie” – 36° ciclo
Call for applications for the competitive selection procedure for admission for Ph.D. Research Course in “Material, Structure and Nanotechnology engineering” - 36th Cycle

School in "Engineering of complex systems"

Department of Innovation’s Engineering

PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:
- Defining and designing smart environments based on emerging IoT enabling technologies, including advanced and innovative sensors, and software services mainly in the Cloud.

- Developing smart environments:
(i) prototyping of embedded systems, low power and low cost advanced micro sensors, wearable devices;

(ii) architectural solutions and protocols capable of ensuring scalability, very low response times and easy integration with Internet services. Solutions based on edge computing and fog computing will be investigated in this perspective.


- Electronic Engineering;
- Physical Engineering;
- TLC Engineering;
- Mechatronics Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Physics
Prof. Massimo De Vittorio
(http://cbn.iit.it/people/massimo-devittorio)
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No. 1
Useful Research links:
Nanotechnologies for Humans and Biosystems
https://www.iit.it/research/lines/nanotechnologies-for-humans-and-biosystems

Request of Information Form:

Use the form at this link

Application Procedure:

Bando per l'ammissione al 36° ciclo del Corso di dottorato in "Ingegneria dei Sistemi Complessi"
Call for applications to the 36th Cycle Ph.D. Research Course in "Engineering of complex systems"

School in “Physics and Nanoscience”

Department of Physics

PHD TOPIC Qualifying Degree: Reference for information and supervision: Positions:
- Development of Orbital-Free Density Functional Theory 
methods
- Modelling of optical properties of plasmonic semiconductor nanoparticles
- Modelling of optical properties of mixed-valence organic dyes


- 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:

Bando per l'ammissione al 36° ciclo del Corso di dottorato in "Fisica e Nanoscienze"
Call for applications to the 36th Cycle Ph.D. Research Course in "Physics and Nanosciences"

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
  • Wearable Biosensors
  • Microfluidics
- Biology
- Biotechnologies
- Biomedical Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Nanotechnologies
Prof. Massimo De Vittorio
(http://cbn.iit.it/people/massimo-devittorio)
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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:

Bando per l'ammissione al 36° ciclo del Corso di dottorato in "Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali"
Call for applications to the 36th Cycle Ph.D. Research Course in "Biological and environmental sciences and technologies"
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