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Biomedical Materials and Devices scholarships


$26,000 per annum

3 years





PhD Scholarships in Device Engineering, Electron Beam Chemistry and Nanophotonics.

The new Initiative for Biomedical Materials & Devices (IBMD) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is offering three PhD research scholarships to outstanding candidates to work on interdisciplinary, transformational research with a direct path to commercialisation.

The IBMD will transform PhD students and early career researchers into highly skilled professionals in the broad fields of nanotechnology, nanophotonics, biomedical devices and analytical instrumentation.

Who is eligible?

  • have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division 1), or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment
  • be undertaking a higher degree by research at UTS in the year of the scholarship
  • be enrolled as a full-time student.

Selection process

A successful candidate should demonstrate a strong background in research for one or more fields that include:

  • material sciences
  • photonics
  • sensors and devices
  • nanotechnology
  • spectroscopy
  • electron microscopy.

How to apply

Send your CV to either Professor Milos Toth or Associate Professor Igor Aharonovich.

Applicants for the scholarship must also apply to be admitted to the PhD degree at UTS, as per the application instructions.

Other information

About the Institute for Biomedical Materials and Devices (IBMD)

The IBMD is a new research initiative at UTS led by Distinguished Professor Dayong Jin, Professor Milos Toth and Associate Professor Igor Aharonovich. The IBMD will transform successful applicants into highly skilled professionals in the broad fields of nanophotonics, materials science and nanotechnology, with real world applications in biomedical devices.