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PhD Position - Biomechanics and Wearable Robots - NJIT

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  • PhD Position - Biomechanics and Wearable Robots - NJIT

    PhD Position in Biomechanics/Wearable Robots/Exoskeleton

    A new PhD student position in Biomedical Engineering (BME) is available at the BioDynamics Laboratory directed by Dr. Zhou at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The lab’s research is focused on human biomechanics, wearable robotics and exoskeletons, digital human modeling, and personalized medicine.
    Research Focus:

    The successful candidate will work on projects involving design and evaluation of wearable assistive devices and exoskeletons for human performance augmentation, injury prevention, or rehabilitation.


    The ideal candidate shall have good background in at least one of the following areas:​
    • Human biomechanics
    • Wearable technologies
    • Robot control and simulation, mechatronics
    • Machine learning, data science
    • Game development with VR/AR devices
    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering (biomedical, electrical, mechanical), or a different relevant program

    Application Process:

    Interested candidates please send CV to Dr. Zhou ( with the email subject “PhD Position”.

    About NJIT:

    ​NJIT, situated in Newark, NJ, and conveniently located within a 10-mile radius of New York City, is among the top 100 colleagues (#84 in 2024) per US News and World Report. The biomedical engineering (BME) PhD program at NJIT, which is jointly offered with Rutgers University, provides a unique educational opportunity where PhD students enrolled at either institution take classes from both institutes and are awarded a joint diploma.

    Faculty Contact:

    Xianlian Alex Zhou, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    New Jersey Institute of Technology
    323 Martin Luther King Blvd. Newark, NJ 07102
    Phone: 973-596-6940

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