ARC - Real-time Soft Tissue Characterization and Modelling Research Scholarship, RMIT University, Australia

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The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering are investigating the issues associated with soft tissue characterization and modelling for surgery simulation and robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. This research project is funded by the ARC Discovery program.

Value and duration
The scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum for 3 years.

Number of scholarships available

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Australian permanent resident or an international student
  • have a high level honours degree in aerospace, mechanical/manufacturing/materials engineering, computational engineering, mathematics, computer science, biomechanics or related science discipline and equivalent industrial experience
  • have excellent written and communication skills
  • be able to commence full time in semester 1 2013
  • enrol in a postgraduate research (PhD) degree within the School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering at RMIT.

How to apply
Please send your application via email to

Your application should include a cover letter highlighting any relevant experience and your interest in pursuing a PhD, an up to date resume and transcript of your results.

Close date
30 November 2012

Contact us
Dr Yongmin Zhong
Tel. +61 3 9925 6018

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.


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