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Graduate Student Research Positions in Biomedical Imaging
Wright State University, University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University


Date Posted Nov. 10, 2019
Title Graduate Student Research Positions in Biomedical Imaging
University Wright State University, University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University
Dayton, OH, United States
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
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  • Graduate Student
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
 
 

With the collaborative efforts by Wright State University´╗┐, Ohio State University and University of Cincinnati, we focus on noninvasive optical imaging of the brain function and cancer at preclinical and clinical settings. We are looking for candidates (full-time/part-time) to take an active part in optical imaging for optical neuroimaging (e.g. autism, traumatic brain injury), and cancer diagnosis (e.g. oral, ovarian, skin cancers). The position offers a stimulating work environment integrating engineering and physics with medicine, neuroscience and biology. The candidate will have a unique opportunity in both basic lab and translational research by collaborating with scientists and clinicians located in close proximity at the common infrastructure and collaborative institutes including Medical and Research Centers in Wright State University´╗┐, Ohio State University and University of Cincinnati.

Sample Publications:
Functional brain Imaging: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jbio.201700165/abstract
https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/abstract.cfm?uri=boe-7-10-3871
Cancer Imaging: Nature Scientific Reports: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-15790-y
https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/abstract.cfm?uri=boe-8-6-3045

Qualifications: The qualified candidates should be highly motivated and enthusiastic, with interests in optical imaging and biophotonics. Strong background in one of the following fields is needed: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Optical Engineering or related fields. At least one of the skills below is preferred.

  • Experience in (tissue) optics, biomedical optics.
  • Experience in functional near infrared spectroscopy, diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, diffuse correlation spectroscopy, speckle imaging, diffuse optical tomography, endoscopy, microscopy.
  • Experience with FPGA, correlator board, photon counter and timer board.
  • Experience with NI LabView, hardware/instrumentation development, hardware control and signal acquisition using for example NI DAQ card.
  • Experience in optical, opto-mechanical, electro-optic systems, CCD cameras, LEDs, lasers, structured light illumination, spatial light modulators (DMD), digital light projection (DLP).
  • Strong programming skills with Matlab, signal/image processing.

To Apply: Please email your CV and cover letter describing your background to:
Ulas Sunar, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Neuroscience Institute
Ohio Research Scholar, Endowed Chair in Medical Imaging
Biomedical Imaging Lab: http://biomil.org


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Ulas Sunar
    Biomedical, Industrial and Human Factors Engineering
    Wright State University
    3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
    Dayton, OH 45435
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  • 9377754236
  • ulas.sunar@wright.edu

 

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