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Research Fellow (Biomedical Electronics / Robotics)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted May 21, 2024
Title Research Fellow (Biomedical Electronics / Robotics)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics

A Research Fellow position is currently available in the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.


The Research Fellow will work on a project to conduct the research on development ingestible electronic/robotic platform capable of continuous monitoring and on-demand for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and to conduct the investigation on development of ingestible robotic system to enable continuous monitoring of disease relevant biomarkers and on-demand delivery of therapeutics in the gastrointestinal tract in a non-invasive and automated manner. Novel sensors and actuators and their encapsulation methods will be investigated.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of sensors that are capable of operating in harsh environment, such as 100% humidity and pH ranging 1-4.

  • Development of a reconfigurable robotic platform with ingestible form factor and capable of controlled gastrointestinal retention.

  • Integration of power management circuit, actuators for motion control, and monitoring sensors.


Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related field

  • 4-year research experience in related area

  • Expertise in large animal studies, such as swine and sheep

  • Knowledge in interfacing circuit design for low power sensing and wireless communication 

  • Experiences in biosensors and actuators for biomedical applications are highly preferred

  • Publication track record is preferred.

  • Proficiency in basics of programming languages such as C, C++ and Python

  • Proficiency in English as need to publish results


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