PhD Position: NTU, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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PhD Position: NTU: Join the cutting-edge research at the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NTU Singapore, and contribute to the advancement of advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, particulate composites, and soft robotics. We invite motivated candidates with a background in Materials Science, Chemistry, or Mechanical Engineering to apply for this fully funded PhD fellowship opportunity. Embark on a 4-year research journey at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and become part of a dynamic research group dedicated to creating innovative materials with diverse applications in biomedical, robotics, and aerospace industries.

Designation: PhD Researcher

Research Area: Advanced Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Particulate Composites, Soft Robotics

Location: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


  • Background in Materials Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Prior experience in material synthesis or fabrication
  • Fulfillment of NTU admission requirements
  • Master’s degree strongly recommended

Job Description:

PhD Position: Microstructured Composites for Smart Soft Robotics Applications

You will be part of a collaborative research project focusing on microstructured composites for intelligent materials in collaboration with Prof. Yifan Wang’s group at NTU. By constructing microstructured functional composite building blocks and assembling them into 3D structures, you will contribute to the creation of advanced materials with multifunctional capabilities. These materials are poised to revolutionize industries such as biomedical, robotics, and aerospace. Your research will be instrumental in achieving new levels of structural and functional integration.

How to Apply: To apply, submit the following documents to the Pl at

  1. CV
  2. Motivation letter
  3. Proof of fulfilling NTU admissions requirements
  4. Contact information for 2 referees

Last Date for Apply: Intake for August 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, and female applicants are especially welcome.

PositionPhD Researcher
Research AreaAdvanced Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Particulate Composites, Soft Robotics
LocationNanyang Technological University, Singapore
QualificationBackground in Materials Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
ExperiencePrior material synthesis or fabrication experience
Admission RequirementsFulfill NTU admission requirements
DegreeMaster’s degree strongly recommended
Application DocumentsCV, Motivation Letter, Proof of Admission Requirements, 2 Referee Contacts
Application DeadlineIntake for August 2024
EligibilityOpen to candidates of all nationalities, with a strong encouragement for female applicants

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking research in materials science and robotics while pursuing your PhD at NTU Singapore. Apply now and be part of our innovative team!


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