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Funded Ph.D. Positions at Texas Tech University Starting August 2021

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  • Funded Ph.D. Positions at Texas Tech University Starting August 2021

    Funded Ph.D. Positions at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

    The Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering (IMSE) at Texas Tech University (TTU), Texas, USA, is looking for highly motivated individuals to pursue doctoral degrees in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Biomechanics. The fully-funded assistantships cover tuition and a competitive stipend. Potential start dates include August 2021. The student will work in federally funded projects on head-neck musculoskeletal biomechanics and finite element modeling.

    Position requirements:
    • A recent (or currently enrolled) Masters degree in Biomedical/ Industrial/ Mechanical/ Civil Engineering, or similar degrees
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Hands-on experience in human-related experiments
    • Students who worked with OpenSim and finite element modeling in the past
    If interested, please email a curriculum vitae to Dr. Suman Kanti Chowdhury at before you submit an official application. To learn more about his research, please visit his lab website: Human Performance and Neuroengineering Lab ( and faculty profile:

    TTU is a comprehensive Tier I research university that includes law and medical schools with an enrollment of more than 35,000 students in total. Founded in 1934, the department is one of the first IMSE departments in the nation and the first in the state of Texas. TTU has a proud history of research excellence in human factors and ergonomics area.