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Francisco Valero-cuevas
12-09-2002, 12:13 PM
Applications are being accepted for Doctoral and Post-Doctoral study
in the area of
Neuromuscular Biomechanics of the Hand at Cornell University.

The Doctoral Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows will work under the
direction of Prof. Francisco Valero-Cuevas in the Neuromuscular
Biomechanics Laboratory of the Sibley
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, as well as in collaboration
with the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Research topics include the motor control, robotics, biomechanics and surgical
rehabilitation of the human hand, with emphasis dexterous
manipulation function.

Essential Criteria: Applicants must have a strong background in
engineering, neuroscience or life sciences, and a strong interest in the
biomechanics, motor control or surgery of the human hand. Preference will
be given to applicants with research experience. English proficiency
is essential.

***Application process for Doctoral Students:
Applicants should visit the Cornell University web
page for perspective graduate students
(http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/grad/fields_1/mech-engr.html). A
web-based application is available.
Student Support: Besides the opportunities listed in the Cornell University
web page listed above, a limited number of Teaching and Research
Assistantships are available for outstanding candidates.
Application Deadlines: Jan. 15 (without aid, May 1).

***Application process for Post-Doctoral Fellows:
Please contact Prof. Valero-Cuevas directly.

Information about the Neuromuscular Biomechanics Laboratory can be found at
http://www.mae.cornell.edu/nmbl

For further information about the Sibley School and the Bioengineering
Program at Cornell University, please visit:
http://biomech.mae.cornell.edu/
http://www.mae.cornell.edu/

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Prof. Francisco Valero-Cuevas
Director, Neuromuscular Biomechanics Laboratory

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Cornell University tel 607.255.3575
222 Upson Hall fax 607.255.1222
Ithaca, NY 14853-7501 fv24@cornell.edu
(mailing address) http://www.mae.cornell.edu/nmbl

Laboratory for Biomedical Mechanics and Materials
The Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70 Street tel 212.606.1754
New York, NY 10021-4892

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