Postdoctoral Fellow and Two Full-Tuition PhD Students Accepted at University of Texas

Scholarship: Fully funded
Degree: B.S./M.S./Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

Dr You Li joined the Department of Bioengineering at The University of Texas at Dallas as an Assistant Professor in August 2023 and has collaborations with several research groups at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre (UTSW), Stanford University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and others. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre (UTSW), Stanford University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and many other research groups. The group welcomes students from around the world interested in medical imaging research.

Dr You Li graduated from Duke University with a degree in biomedical engineering and was a postdoctoral fellow and instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research has been published in IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control and The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America and received the New Investigator Award in Basic Science from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine in 2021. Science in 2021 and the K99 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021.

UT Dallas is an R1 public research university in Dallas, Texas, USA, part of The University of Texas System, founded in 1969.UT Dallas is ranked #1 in the nation by THE in 2017 for schools founded within 50 years of their founding, and the College of Engineering is ranked #62 by US News in 2021.UTSW is the top U.S. school dedicated to clinical medical education and biomedical research medical school, ranked #1 globally among all healthcare institutions worldwide by the 2021 Nature Index.

Dallas, the ninth largest city in the United States, is home to UTSW and forms a metropolitan area with neighbouring Fort Worth. The Dallas metropolitan area has a strong economy and is home to 26 of the world’s top 500 companies, including Texas Instruments, AT&T, American Airlines and ExxonMobil. With a diverse population and culture, Dallas is one of the major birthplaces of cowboy culture in the U.S. The Dallas Metro area will host the 2026 FIFA World Cup Finals and is easily accessible by public transportation, with Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW) being the aviation hub of the southern United States, with the second highest passenger volume and direct flights to major cities such as Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris and London.

 Available Subjects:

  • Improving image quality and detection performance of medical ultrasound imaging devices based on neural network blood flow detection and velocity measurement, and modelling and reconstruction of non-linear acoustic phenomena in the human body using neural networks. The group’s work involves interdisciplinary research in statistical signal processing, high-performance parallel computing and artificial intelligence.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants will have a strong interest in the direction of the topic, research experience and publication record in related areas. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in artificial intelligence, medical imaging and image processing, acoustics, signal processing, clinical, etc.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please contact Dr You Li by email: [email protected] and attach a cover letter (1-2 pages), CV, 2 referees and their contact details. Suitable candidates will be interviewed and PhD applicants will be required to submit a formal application through the UT Dallas system.