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PhD Studentship in Biomedical Optical Instrumentation and Ophthalmic Imaging
University of Illinois Chicago

Date Posted Aug. 15, 2023
Title PhD Studentship in Biomedical Optical Instrumentation and Ophthalmic Imaging
University University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
Department Department of Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Oct. 1, 2023
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Biomedical Optics and Ophthalmic Imaging group within the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Illinois Chicago is offering a PhD position for the Spring semester of 2024.

Our research lab focuses on cutting-edge advancements in ultra-wide field fundus photography, functional optical coherence tomography (OCT), OCT angiography (OCTA), super-resolution ophthalmoscopy, and retinal image analysis and classification. To learn more about our work, please visit our website:

As a PhD student in our lab, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of optical imaging instruments and engage in experimental studies on retinal morphology and physiology. The specific project you work on will be tailored to your educational background and interests, allowing for flexibility and personal growth.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a BS/MS degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, or a related discipline. The successful candidate will have excellent opportunities to collaborate with researchers from Biomedical Engineering, Ophthalmology, and Visual Sciences, enabling multidisciplinary training and fostering a dynamic research environment.

For more information about our research projects and to express your interest, please contact Dr. Xincheng Yao at

To learn more about the UIC BIOE PhD program and the application process, please visit:

Join our team and be part of groundbreaking research at the forefront of optical instrumentation and biomedical imaging. We look forward to welcoming a talented and enthusiastic individual to contribute to our exciting research endeavors.

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