Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.
Aalto University School of Chemical Technology is looking for a motivated doctoral candidate to join the…
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We invite candidates to submit applications for a PostDoc position in the physical chemistry group of Professor C. Palivan, Department of Chemistry, at the University of Basel, Switzerland. The position is for one year, with possible prolongation up to two years.
The overall objective will be to further develop and initiate projects based on combination of biomolecules (enzymes and DNA)…
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Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT - was founded with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. In this sense, IIT is committed to achieving its scientific program, which it sees in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications, a major inspirational principle. Research at IIT covers scientific areasof high innovative content,…
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You will develop an optical switching layer for guiding femtosecond laser pulses to an optical memory layer. The core elements to be developed will be a low power switch with sufficient bandwidth for switching sub-picosecond pulses and nanophotonic elements for coupling light out of the guiding layer with sub-wavelength localization. The candidate will work both with the group of Prof. Van Thourhout at Ghent University and the group of dr. Van Campenhout at imec-Leuven. The work will involve…Continue
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Applications are invited for a fully funded Ph.D. studentship in Nanotechnology. Successful candidate will work on the research topic entitled, “Correlating the Toxicity of Zinc Oxide Nanowires with Life Cycle Changes in Physical and Chemical Properties”under the supervision of Dr Thierry Maffeis.
This scholarship is jointly funded by Swansea University and Université Grenoble-Alpes, with the successful candidate being supervised by Dr Thierry Maffeis.
The Swansea University…Continue
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Within the project consortium "Lossless Photon management – Optical design for manufacture at different length scales" (NOLOSS) funded by the EU MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS, the consortium partners JCMwave, Berlin, Germany, and Abbe Center of Photonics, Jena, Germany offers a PhD position on
“Adaptive finite-element methods for nanophotonics simulations”.
Nanophotonics is one of the main branches of modern optics research. Using matter structured on length…
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A fully funded 3-year PhD studentship is now available for application at the Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester, UK.
You are invited to join in an internationally leading research group of NanoChemistry. Our research is based on superfluid helium droplets, the unique low-temperature, perturbation-free nano-reactors, to which molecules/atoms can be added and then aggregate into nanoparticles and/or nanowires. Unlike any conventional techniques, with helium droplets…
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The Fibre and Particle Engineering research unit of the University of Oulu is opening a position for a
Doctoral Student. The field of the research is nanocellulose / biocomposites.
Thesis worker will work on the topic of nanocellulose and/or biocomposites research.
Fibre and Particle Engineering research unit (http://www.oulu.fi/pyokuien/) carries out…
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We are looking for highly qualified and talented graduate students with an enthusiastic interest in chemical research. Motivated students will have the opportunity to join one of the research groups at the ICIQ and will follow an individual research project under the direction of an internationally renowned group leader in a creative and stimulating scientific environment.
The ICIQ established its International PhD Fellowship Programme with the aim to support excellent…Continue
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TU Wien is seeking talented and motivated students for our joint doctoral program
Building Solids for Function (Solids4Fun)
The purpose of the Doctoral School Solids4Fun is to determine the interplay between various parameters and properties of a wide range of different inorganic solids. Research and training in Solids4Fun is concentrated around four central issues, which are covered by the research activities of the faculty members:…Continue
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The Hannover School for Nanotechnology (HSN) invites applications for
The HSN is a coordinated PhD-programme of the Laboratory of Nano and Quantum
Engineering from the Leibniz Universität Hannover together with the University of Applied Science and Arts in Hannover. Involved in the programme are the disciplines of physics, chemistry, and engineering. The aim of the doctoral program…Continue
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The Nanoscale Microscopy Group in the Physics Department at Lancaster University is seeking an outstanding candidate to work on a PhD project on Quantum Nanoelectromechanical Systems (Quantum NEMS, or QEMS) based on two-dimensional (2D) materials. The project will explore fundamentals of nanomechanical and quantum mechanical phenomena of 2D materials that include graphene, boron nitride, MoS2 and their heterostructures in micro- and nano-scale electromechanical devices. The 2D materials have…Continue
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The objective of this thesis around the metalla bisdicarbollides family, ionic clusters of boron and carbon around a transition metal and considered as a strong inorganic acid, is threefold: i) to model in describing a lateral equation of state their self-association via weak interactions that governs their aggregation in a monomolecular film or in spherical aggregates. ii) to create some nanosensors by the control their deposition on silicon substrates in order to master the…Continue
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The International Max Planck Research School for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IMPRS-MCB) is looking for talented and motivated students with a passion for science, aspiring to work towards a PhD in the fields of
Immunobiology, Epigenetics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Metabolism, Functional
Genomics, Bioinformatics and Proteomics
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A PhD position is available in the Surfaces and Interfaces at the Nanoscale (SIN) group (physics.aalto.fi/sin/) led by Prof. Adam Foster at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. The project is part of the H2020-NMP research project ”Towards Replacement of Critical Catalyst Materials by Rational Design of Novel Transition Metal Nanoparticles (CritCat)”, coordinated by Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and including a consortium of European universities, research organizations, and…Continue
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Solid state physics, surfaces and interfaces
Significant scientific breakthroughs are expected in the area of emerging nanophotonic materials. Focusing on diamond, one breakthrough can rely on the combination of the high sensitivity provided by high-Q photonic crystal resonators and the advanced bio-functionalization allowed by the chemical versatility of the diamond surface. This can lead to a disruptive…Continue
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Materials and applications
Metal substitution in electrical wires by materials with high conductivity like carbon nanotubes (CNT) is interesting for short term applications in avionic and space thanks to the huge benefit of such wiring in term of mass. Indeed such wires will significantly improve the energy consumption of planes for example. Individual performances of CNTs can be better than the copper one.…Continue
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The ultimate goal of the group 3D Photovoltaics is to impact on solar energy harvesting and to push the frontier of nano-PV. Our approach is to aim towards the achievement of low-cost / large-throughput highly efficient PV, with semiconductor nanostructures as building blocks. On one hand, 3D-PV group focuses on the fundamental understanding of the potential benefits and/or limitations of semiconductor nano-structures when used for solar energy conversion. On the other hand, non-traditional…Continue
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Progress in micro and nanotechnology strongly relies on the development of sophisticated structural and analytical tools. The Nano-Characterization Platform of CEA-LETI comprises several state-of-the-art transmission electron microscopes (TEM) dedicated to sub-atomic imaging and spectral analysis. This thesis aims at the development of analytical electron tomography, which is the 3D extension of analytical electron microscopy. The first task will be to automate the tilting of the stage and…Continue
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