PhD Projects 

We are open for applications. Please apply by 17 June 2020

Each of our PhD projects give students the opportunity take part in world-leading research, observing the translational pathway.

Predicating ablation volume for laser interstitial thermal therapy (LiTT) for computerassisted planning of minimally invasive neurosurgery

Improving the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral artery disease using computational modelling

Intra-operative planning software for congenital cardiac surgery

Device safety and visualisation in MRI-guided cardiac catheterisation

Computer-assisted planning for cervical needle injection

Single-sequence multi-dimensional MRI for customised intervention planning of brachytherapy in cervical cancer

Safe and accurate imaging with intracranial implants using a parallel transmit RF coil array

Photoacoustic endomicroscopy probe for guiding neurosurgical procedures

Development of affordable minimally invasive endoscopic surgical tools for resource constrained operating rooms

Interoperable three-dimensional medical device tracking with a fibre-optic ultrasound transmitter

Intelligent robotic echocardiography

Tele-operated robotic thrombectomy in acute stroke

Bioinspired fluidic sensing and actuating for soft endoscopic robots

Development of a flexible microrobotic solution for early breast cancer diagnosis

Artificial smart valve for bag-free stoma

EPSRC iCASE project (includes additional stipend from industry)

 

Integrating haptic and visual data for low latency transmission

Cardiac CT atrial motion to estimate atrial fibrosis burden

Image-based computational system for guiding ablation treatment of atrial arrhythmias

Virtual pace mapping for optimised planning of catheter ablation procedures

Investigating thrombosis formation in replacement aortic valves

Computational extraction of semantic information from hyperspectral imaging for surgical guidance

Bioinspired fluidic sensing and actuating for soft endoscopic robots

Development of a flexible microrobotic solution for early breast cancer diagnosis

Artificial smart valve for bag-free stoma

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