Project proposals

We welcome students from all sections ...
… willing to work in a multidisciplinary environment and performing experimental research. There is no ideal candidate, you will either contribute with your expertise and/or acquire new skills ! Do no hesitate to contact the reference person listed below. See you soon !

Title: Mechanical control of morphogenic events in cell sheets and cell clusters in vitro (Master thesis/semester project)

Keywords: Mammalian cell culture, fluorescence microscopy, image processing, microfabrication

Workload: 10% Theory, 20% Software, 70% Experimental

Contact: Erik Mailand

Title: Automated micro-manipulation of biological samples (Master thesis/semester project)

Keywords: Medical robotics, 6DOF (TTTRRR), Inverse dynamics, task/path planning, C/C++

Workload: 10% Theory; 90% Software

Contact: Erik Mailand

Title: Design and fabrication of a microdevice for ex vivo biochemical and biomechanical studies  (Master thesis/Semester project)

Keywords: Microfluidics; photolithography, soft microdevices, microfab

Workload: 20% Theory; 20% Software; 60% Experimental

Contact: Raquel Parriera

Title: Design and development of surgical biomedical devices 

Keywords: Prototyping, basic electronics, CFD, physiology, manufacturing, testing and validation

Workload distribution: 20% Theory, 20% Software, 60% Experimental

Contact: Lucio Pancaldi