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01-21-2007, 05:43 PM
Fully Funded PhD Positions for Chinese (citizens and residents) at
Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory
School of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Western Australia

"Biomechanics for Computer Integrated Medicine"

Applications are now open for the China Scholarship Council - UWA joint PhD
Scholarships. These scholarships provide tuition fee scholarships for Chinese
students from the 985 Progam Chinese universities to undertake PhD study
at UWA, commencing in 2007. To be eligible, candidates must be citizens
and residents of the People's Republic of China.

UWA will provide successful candidates with tuition fee scholarships and
the China Scholarship Council will provide them with living allowances
of $15 600 per annum for up to four years. Intelligent Systems for Medicine
Laboratory will provide $6000 per year top-up scholarships for outstanding

The China Scholarship Council requires that candidates apply in the
first instance to UWA for the tuition fee scholarship and then to the
China Scholarship Council for the living allowance. The deadline for
applications to the China Scholarship Council is 20th March.

The deadline for applications to UWA is 9th February, and the process of
ranking and confirmation of top-up funding will be complete by 12 March
in time for the selection round in China. Offers from UWA will be
conditional on the candidate also receiving a living allowance from the
China Scholarship Council.
Full details plus the UWA application form are on the Web at

According to Melbourne Institute Report on the International Standing
of Australian Universities, The University of Western Australia has the
highest research output (measured by a number of publications in major
journals) per academic staff in Australia.

Our group comprises a multi-disciplinary research team with projects in the
areas of soft tissue biomechanics, surgical simulation, medical robotics,
injury biomechanics, sport biomechanics and numerical methods. We actively
collaborate with the most reputable institutions in the world, such as
Harvard, Cambridge and AIST Labs. in Japan. Every research student at our
Laboratory has an opportunity to work at these destinations.
Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory belongs to the best funded
research centres within the School of Mechanical Engineering, with grants
from Australian Research Council and National Institute of Health (USA).

For further project details please consult
or contact Prof. Karol Miller at kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au .

Three positions are available immediately. Candidates with a Bachelor degree
or equivalent in any area of Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer
Science, Neuroscience, Anatomy, Medicine or other related fields are
encouraged to apply. Experience with finite element analysis, image analysis
or graphics hardware would be a distinct advantage.

Interested candidates should send their expressions of interest to Professor
Karol Miller kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au and/or apply to UWA directly

Karol Miller, Dr habil.
Professor of Applied Mechanics
Director, Intelligent Systems for Medicine Lab.
Deputy Chair of Mechatronics
School of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009, AUSTRALIA
Phone: + (61) 8 6488 8545
Fax: + (61) 8 6488 1024
Email: kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au
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