PhD Scholarship in Integrated Photonics at RMIT University in Australia 2022

RMIT University invites applications for the PhD Scholarship in Integrated Photonics for Telecommunication, Biosensing and Precision Measurements in Australia for the 2022/23 academic year.

The aim of this scholarship is to create the next generation of integrated photonic circuits with unprecedented efficiency, innovative monitoring and control techniques.

Worth of Award

The scholarship is worth $31,000 AUD per year.


Applicants must have a Bachelor/Masters degree (or equivalent) in electrical/electronic engineering, nano/microfabrication, physics (optical) or a field related to the desired skills listed below, with a high level of academic achievement.

Previous research experience/track record is advantageous but not essential.

Over the course of their candidature, a successful applicant will be trained in some of these different skills:

  • Micro/nanofabrication
  • Simulation/design of optical components
  • Integrated photonic circuits
  • Programming skills in Python, C/C++
  • Theory of electromagnetic propagation
  • Interfacing to array microfluidics
  • Image analysis of biosensor response
  • Sensor surface biofunctionalisation
  • Optical communications
  • High-speed signal analysis
  • Modelling of optical propagation in waveguides and fibres
  • Digital signal processing
  • Design and analysis of photonic systems.
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How to Apply 

All applications for the PhD Scholarship in Integrated Photonics should be made online via the official website.

Deadline: Applications are open now.


Click here for more details and to apply