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Dr Yang Liu

Postdoc/PhD Positions

I am offering to supervise self-funded PhD students in the areas of

  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy: mechanical and electrical design, prototyping, ex-vivo and in-vivo tests;
  • Micro-robots: modelling, design and testing;
  • Non-smooth dynamical systems: modelling, bifurcation analysis and control;
  • Pipeline inspection robot: mechanical and electrical design, prototyping and testing.

Open Positions:

Requirements: IELTS 6.0 (average), inidividual mark is not less than 6.0

Project 1: Early bowel cancer detection and staging by using nonlinear system identification techniques
Project 2: Machine learning for early bowel cancer detection by using capsule endoscopy
Project 3: Control of multistability in a non-smooth dynamical system: numerical study and experimental investigation
Project 4: Intelligent capsule robot for pipeline inspection
Project 5: Very flexible wings for civil aviation electrification: modelling and testing
Project 6: Nonlinear modelling and testing of an endoscopic capsule robot

Closed Positions:

  • Development of Next Generation of Smart Electric Fire Stoves (EPSRC CDT in Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing, Ref: 3618) (Application Deadline: Wednesday 23rd September 2019)

  • EPSRC DTP Funded PhD Studentship (Ref: 3389) - Modelling and experimental study of capsule locomotion in the small intestine for endoscopic diagnosis (Application Deadline: 7th January 2019)

  • Prototype Design of the Self-Propelled Vibro-Impact Capsule System for Small Intestinal Endoscopy, ENG – PhD (Funded, International candiates welcome) Ref: 2869 (Application Deadline: 28 February 2018)

  • China Scholarship Council (CSC) funded candidates may discuss PhD opportunities with Dr Liu directly via email. Ref: 2817 (Application Deadline: 29 January 2018)
  • Prototype Design of the Self-Propelled Vibro-Impact Capsule System for Large Bowel Endoscopy, ENG – PhD (Funded, UK/EU candidates only) Ref: 2884 (Application Deadline: 10 January 2018)

  • Engineering Fully-Funded PhD Studentship (Application Deadline: 23rd April 2017): Ref: 2390
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position (18 months) (Application Deadline: 17th August 2017): Ref: P57189