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Calling Engineers, Physicists, Chemists, and Biologists

Current openings

2 PhD Studentships for October 2018

Seeking an Engineer, Physicist, or Biologist to work on an ultrasound brain drug delivery method for the treatment of paediatric brain cancer.

Seeking an Engineer, Physicist, or Mathematician to work on an ultrasound imaging technology.

Details to be advertised late October 2017


Projects Available

If you have your own funding support or would like to apply to a funding body yourself, contact Dr. James Choi at j.choi@imperial.ac.uk about which projects are available in the laboratory.


Facilities and Resources

The Laboratory

We've moved into a new laboratory purpose-built for noninvasive surgery and biopsy experiments. We can run a diverse range of experiments:

  • In vivo
  • In vitro (cell cultures) 
  • Phantoms

Core equipment includes:

  • Transducers: 8 single-element transducers (0.5, 1, 5, and 7.5 MHz), A linear imaging array
  • Signal generators, power amplifiers, filters, scopes, etc.
  • Microbubble manufacturing facilities
  • Microscope
  • Experimental water tanks
  • Basic life sciences equipment
Focused ultrasound equipment.

Focused ultrasound equipment.

We work closely with Dr. Mengxing Tang's Ultrasound Imaging Group who has built state-of-the-art facilities in ultrasound imaging.

Department Facilities

We also have access to all shared Department facilities including:

  • Histology Room
  • Tissue Culture Room
  • Microscopy Suite (including confocal microscopy) 
  • Electronics Workshop
  • Machine Workshop