PhD Student Position (Bioelectronics, Electronics and Electrical Engineering)

By |2018-07-17T08:29:29+01:00July 17th, 2018|

Institution: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Institute of High Magnetic Fields

Topic: “Development and research of new high frequency dielectrophoresis-based electroporation technologies”

PhD in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, up to 4 years


The topic is transdisciplinary and consists of several work packages:


  • Development of high power generator/system capable of handling high loads (>100 A) and generation of nanosecond range electrical pulses >3-4 kV with repetition frequency up to 10 MHz
  • Development of new applicators with distributed electrodes for induction of electroporation (EP) and dielectrophoresis (DEP) simultaneously or subsequently
  • Experimental testing of the developed system using at least two type of cells as a model


  • Development and fabrication of a microfluidic chamber for testing of the DEP-based high frequency electroporation methodologies on a microscope stage


Expected result: New DEP-enhanced electrotransfer protocols and technological setups

Deadline for queries and application: Oct 1, 2018

Required prerequisite: MSc in Technological science or Engineering

Scholarship: 550 – 850 Eur/month after tax



Supervisor and contact person: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vitalij Novickij

Vilnius, Lithuania


Keywords: electroporation; electrodes for electroporation; dielectrophoresis; nsPEF;

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