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    Two new PhD scholarships available in 2014!


September 2014

   Dr. Enrico Dall'Ara from University of Sheffield visited our lab and gave an invited seminar at EPS.


   Congratulations to Ben Esfandiar who won 'the best Poster award' at EPS PRG Conference 2014!



June 2014

    Congratulations to Javier Palacio who won 'the best presentation award' at IMPEE ECR Conference 2014!


    Group members (Solenn Le Pense, Behnam Esfandiar, Frank Yntema and Javier Palacio) gave talks in IMPEE ECR Conference

    Judith Abolle presented her research in World Forum of Young Scientists, Baku, Azerbaijan


May 2014

    Congratulations to Judith Abolle, who has been invited to attend World Forum of Young Scientists in Baku, Azerbaijan!

March 2014

    Congratulations to Graeme Churchill who won 'best presentation prize' at Mechanical Engineering Presentation Day!

January 2014

    Dr. Pankaj Pankaj from University of Edinburgh visited us and gave an invited seminar at EPS

    Welcome Dr. Solenn Le Pense to our group!

    Welcome PhD candidate Behnam Esfandiar to our group!

December 2013

    Javier Palacio presented his recent work on prostate mechanics and diagnostics at MOBT2013

November 2013

    Dr. Chen gave an invited seminar at School of Life Science, HWU

    Dr. Chen was invited to attend 'International Symposium at Frontier Research Institute' and gave an invited seminar at School of Engineering, Osaka University

    Our research and recently funded project were highlighted in the university newsletter.


September 2013

     Prof. Peter Hoskins visited us and gave an invited seminar at EPS

    Congratulations to Javier Palacio who won 'the best poster award' at EPS Poster Competition 2013!



August 2013

    Welcome research students (Akmyrat Myradov, Nikhil Singh, Graeme Churchill, Martin George, Bartlomiej Kornacki) to our group!

June 2013

    Welcome PhD candidate Frank Yntema to our group!

February 2013

    Welcome PhD candidate Javier Palacio to our group!

January 2013

     Prof. Damien Lacroix visited us and gave an invited seminar at EPS

    Welcome undergraduate Varun Varadharajan to our group!

October 2012

    One international PhD studentship available (updated)

    PhD scholarship available for UK/EU Students

September 2012

    Dr. Chen was invited to visit Prof. Juergen Siepmann and INSERM 1008 in Lille, France

    Welcome undergraduates Giovanni Pesare and Kayleigh Rix to our group!

    Dr. Chen participated in the EPSRC Math-in-Healthcare Sandpit

June 2012

    Another full PhD studentship available (EPSRC project)

    One full PhD studentship available

March 2012

    Two PhD tuition-waivers available now!  (updated)


Heriot-Watt School of EPS  IMPEE

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