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    • As of 2018 there is a new scheme within the School of Engineering to allocate studentships from EPSRC. These cover tuition for UK/EU students for four years and a stipend for 3.5 years. The deadline for application is the end of January and notifications come in March for starting the following October. An application includes a research proposal that ideally should align with the proposed supervisor. Contact me if you are interested in including me as your proposed supervisor.
    • I encourage PhD applications by exceptional international (overseas) candidates to the Chancellor's International Scholarship, which covers overseas tuition for four years and a stipend for 3.5 years. There are 25 awarded per year across the university and they are highly competitive. Applications are due in January for starting the following October. Contact me if you are interested in including me as your proposed supervisor.
    • Externally-funded applicants to the PhD program are welcome. Contact me for more information. The university keeps a directory of scholarship information. Eligible domestic students have a very good chance at securing funding.

    Current Research Students

    Student Degree Since Topic
    Tolis Almpanis PhD 2018 Real-Time Behavioral Dynamics in Microscopic Populations with Noisy Signaling
    Yanahan Paramalingam PhD 2021 Controlling Information Propagation in Biofilms with Molecular Communication

    Current Project Students



    Year Topic
    Mahir Taher MSc in IBR 2021 Modelling Microtubule Transport of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factors
    Nana Kyei-Baffour ES327 2021-2022 Hacking Cancer's Communication Network

    Former Research Students

    Student Degree Year Project/Thesis Title
    Rachel Fearn MScR 2021 Developing an Optogenetic-Detrusor Smooth Muscle Cell Computational Model to Explore the Feasibility of Optogenetic Control of Human Bladder
    Michael Brown MSc 2020 Stochastic Analysis of TCR-pMHCI Pathway and its antagonist PD-L1-PD-1 Pathway Inhibition
    Yuting Fang PhD (ANU) 2019 Cooperative Molecular Communication (co-supervision with Jonas Yang)
    Declan Rooney MSc 2019 Single neuron modelling of deep brain stimulation in neurodegenerative diseases
    Yiran Wang MPhil (ANU) 2018 Reactive Surfaces in Molecular Communication Systems (co-supervision with Jonas Yang)
    Tobias Schwering MSc (IDC) 2016 Molecular Communication in Blood Vessels: A Stochastic Channel Modeling Approach (co-supervision with Robert Schober, Arman Ahmadzadeh, and Vahid Jamali)
    Arman Ahmadzadeh MSc (IDC) 2013 Improving Range of Molecular Communication with Relays (co-supervision with Robert Schober)
    Mokhtar Marzouk Bachelor (IDC) 2013 Distance Estimation for Molecular Communication (co-supervision with Robert Schober)

    Former Project Students

    Mahir Taher (MSc IBR, 2021)

    Jack Kirby (ES327, 2020-2021)

    Raghav Mehta (ES327, 2020-2021)

    Maksim Makerov (ES327, 2019-2020)

    Rachael Fearn (ES327, 2018-2019)

    Hyunseog Lee (ES327, 2018-2019)

    Mahith Pemmaraju (ES327, 2018-2019)

    Jack Ridley (ES327, 2018-2019)