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The Physics of Jetlag

This project will investigate how transmeridian flying affects circadian clocks, sleep and health and develop new strategies to minimize jetlag. more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

The Physics of Shift Work

This project will investigate how shiftwork affects sleep and cognitive performance and what strategies can be used to optimize shiftworkers’ wellbeing. more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Individual Predictions of Circadian Rhythms, Sleep and Alertness

The overarching goal of this project is to understand the different mechanism of individual variability in biological timing (both endogenous and environmental) and develop tools fo more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Plasma surface modification for applications in microfluidic diagnostic systems and implantable cardiovascular devices

You will develop novel hemocompatible, bioactive surfaces in microfluidic models for cardiovascular applications. The project is part of an existing collaboration between medic more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Carbon Zero by Off-grid Technologies

Off-grid houses are autonomous dwellings that do not rely on water supply, sewer, or electrical power grid, and are able to operate completely independently of all public utility se more...

Supervisor(s): Alonso-Marroquin, Fernando (Dr)

Encapsulated Next generation perovskite solar cells

This project will build the next generation of photovoltaic solar cells for addressing the air-conditioning load in buildings by converting their facades to energy harvesting surfac more...

Supervisor(s): McKenzie, David (Professor)

Develop single-cell mechanobiological methods for discovering molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular and neuronal mechanical force sensing

We are developing cutting-edge technologies for the following biomedical application: 1) define the mechanosensing functions of key protein players in the cardiovascular system such more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

Using metabolomics and other omics to guide new cancer therapies

This project will investigate cellular status and signaling in novel cancer therapies, especially new irradiation schemes in radiotherapy using metabolomics, transcriptomics and pro more...

Supervisor(s): Kwan, Ann (Dr), McKenzie, David (Professor)

Light Colour and the Body Clocks

This project aims to advance our understanding of the effects of light on the body clocks and develop a detailed biophysical model of circadian photoreceptor system that is responsi more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)