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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


PhD studentship: Novel Cardiovascular Assisting Device

UCL Mechanical Engineering
Duration of Studentship:
Three Years
£16,057 per annum
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2017
Studentship description (Word):
Printable version
Interview date:
To be confirmed
Start date:
To be confirmed
Dr Ryo Torii

Vacancy Information

This studentship provides an opportunity for a UK/EU candidate to join a 3-year study program in UCL’s Department of Mechanical Engineering.

UCL Mechanical Engineering  has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities.

Studentship Description

A 3-year PhD studentship is available at UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering for an enthusiastic student interested in the development of a novel cardiovascular assisting device.

Person Specification

Applicants should have a very good degree in engineering, physical science or mathematics. Understanding, skills and aptitude for fluid mechanics and power systems analysis are essential.

Experience on experimentation is also desirable. Education and training in advanced computational modelling and cardiovascular biological sciences along with other appropriate training will be provided additionally.


Candidates must be either UK/EU passport holders.

How to apply?

Applicants should in the first instance email their CV and a brief covering letter/statement to Dr Ryo Torii. The supervisory team will arrange an interview for short-listed candidates. After interview, the successful candidate will be required to formally apply online via the UCL website.

Who to contact?

Applicants are also encouraged to informally contact Dr Torii ( to formal application.

Please attach your CV and brief covering letter/statement when making an enquiry.


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