New 2021 PhD positions available

New 2021 PhD positions available

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.
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DEADLINE 8 JULY 2021

Positions are available in the following departments:

School in "Engineering of materials, structures and nanotechnology"

School in "Engineering of materials, structures and nanotechnology"
5 positions at Department of Innovation’s Engineering

Research topics:

  • 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.

Qualifying Degrees:

  • Electronic Engineering;
  • Physical Engineering;
  • Materials Engineering;
  • TLC Engineering;
  • Mechatronics Engineering;
  • Biomedical Engineering;
  • Physics;
  • Nanotechnologies.

Supervisor:

Massimo De Vittorio

Useful Research links:

Nanotechnologies for Humans and Biosystems

Wearable Technology

Soft MEMS

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Application procedure:

Bando per l'ammissione al Corso di dottorato in “Ingegneria dei Materiali e delle Strutture e Nanotecnologie” – 37° ciclo
Call for applications for the competitive selection procedure for admission for Ph.D. Research Course in “Material, Structure and Nanotechnology engineering” - 37th Cycle

School in "Engineering of materials, structures and nanotechnology" Topic 2

1 positions at Department of Innovation’s Engineering

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School in "Engineering of complex systems"

School in "Engineering of complex systems"
2 position at Department of Innovation’s Engineering

PhD Topics:

  • Innovative ICT systems to support safe driving in the automotive domain;

  • Innovative low-powered solutions enabling Personal IoT in Healthcare

Qualifying Degrees:

  • - Electronic Engineering;
  • Physical Engineering;
  • TLC Engineering;
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Physics

Supervisor:

Dr. Massimo De Vittorio

Useful Research links:

Nanotechnologies for Humans and Biosystems

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Application procedure:

Research Course in “Engineering of complex systems” - 37th Cycle

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School in “Physics and Nanoscience”

School in “Physics and Nanoscience”
1 position at Department of Physics

PhD Topics:

  • Modelling of photonic/plasmonic systems for deep-learning and compress imaging applications;
  • Development and application of microscopic models for plasmonics and nonlinear optics.  

Qualifying Degrees:

  • Physical Engineering;
  • Physics
  • Nanotechnologies    

Supervisor:

Dr. Cristian Ciracì

Useful Research links:

Computational Nanoplasmonics

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Application procedure:

Bando per l'ammissione al 37° ciclo del Corso di dottorato in "Fisica e Nanoscienze"
Call for applications to the 37th Cycle Ph.D. Research Course in "Physics and Nanosciences"

School in “Physics and Nanoscience” Parte 2

1 position at Department of Physics

PhD Topics:

  • Development of orbital-free density functional theory methods
  • Development of exchange-correlation functionals based on the adiabatic connection method;
  • Ab-initio modeling of two-dimensional topological insulators
  • Ab-initio modeling of the optical properties of plasmonics semiconductor nanoparticles 

Qualifying Degrees:

  • Physical Engineering;
  • Physics
  • Nanotechnologies

Supervisor:

Dr. Fabio Della Sala

Useful Research links:

Density Functional Theory

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Application procedure:

Bando per l'ammissione al 37° ciclo del Corso di dottorato in "Fisica e Nanoscienze"
Call for applications to the 37th Cycle Ph.D. Research Course in "Physics and Nanosciences"