PhD positions available in Rizwan Lab!


 Fully-funded PhD Position in Biomaterials and Tissue engineering (Start date: 01/2023) 

One fully-funded PhD position in the area of biomaterials and tissue engineering is available at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University (MTU). The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr. Muhammad Rizwan. The research program in Rizwan Lab is highly multidisciplinary. It integrates knowledge from materials science, chemical engineering, micro-nano technology, and cell biology to design state of the art biomaterials for the growth of human tissues and to study cell-matrix interactions. The group currently consists of one PhD student and three undergrad research interns.


        Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Materials/Chemical/Biomedical or similar)

        IELTS/TOEFL and GRE score is a MUST for graduate admissions

        Experience in hydrogels, mammalian cell culture, and cellular assays is good to have.

Interested candidates should email their CV to Dr. Rizwan at MRIZWAN1@MTU.EDU. Please mention your grades and IELSTS/TOEFL/GRE score in your CV. Only the selected candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Please visit for more information.