• Full Scholarship
  • Boulder, Colorado

There are 2 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships available for Fall 2019 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, in the area of biomedical microfluidics and lab on a chip.

University of Colorado Boulder conducts highly multidisciplinary research at the frontiers of science, engineering, and biomedicine. Currently our group focus on the micro/nanotechnology (Microfluidics and MEMS) for (1) cell manipulation and analysis, (2) cell membrane disruption for precise intracellular and subcellular drug delivery, and (3) Micro/nano-manipulation. We aim to develop innovative technologies and tools to solve challenging problems in biomedicine and to improve human health. They take it as their responsibility to train future leaders dedicated to excellence. They are recruiting exceptional PhD student with:

  1. Passion and commitment to excellence;
  2. Good training in research (publication and research experience are preferred, but not required);
  3. Good personality.

Microfabrication experience is preferred but not required. GRE and TOEFL (or IELTS) are required, but the score requirement is flexible depending on your whole package.

One of only 35 U.S. public research universities in the prestigious Association of American Universities. CU-Boulder ranks 32 in the Best Global Universities in US News and World Report 2017, ranks 38 globally in the ARWU 2015, and ranks 41 in the world in its 2013 CWUR ranking of the top 100 degree-granting institutions of higher education. The Engineering ranks 34 in US News and World Report 2017. For more details, please check the following link:

Boulder is just three hours from 11 ski resorts, 30 minutes from Denver, and an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park. It is a dynamic & safe place and growing fast, 1) ranked 1# by Tulia 2016 as the most active cities in the USA; 2) has the highest “high-tech startup density” in the USA, and ranked first among the 25 “smartest cities in America” for the second year in a row, according to Forbes; 3) The 100 Best Places to Live (#5) – Livability, September 2015; 4) The 10 Best Cities For Starting A Business In 2015 (#1) – Forbes, April 30, 2015; 5) Top 10 Places to Do Business (#3) – Business Review USA, August 2015.


United States


2 Fully funded Ph.D. positions to be offered in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, in the area of biomedical microfluidics and lab on a chip.


Minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering, Physical Science, or related fields.

Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

Interested candidates please email Prof. Ding ([email protected]) directly with a subject line “PhD Candidate Application” and attach your CV with contact information of 2 reference letter writers. More information can be found on our lab website:

Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

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