PhD Students: 

Highly motivated PhD students are welcome to join the Integrated BioMicroFluidis (iBMF) Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Catholic University of America.  The research areas include biofabrication, microfluidics and Lab on a Chip technologies applied to cell chemotaxis, cell-cell signaling, yeast aging studies and development of biosensors and organ/tissue-on-a-chip systems.  The applicants should hold a BS degree in Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry or closely related fields.  

Highly qaulified applicants will also be recommended for the highly competitive New Millennium Research Assistantships (NMRA) by the School of Engineering at CUA, qualification requirements of which include:
- Commitment to pursue a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering;
- Master degree is a plus;
- GPA >= 3.6;
- GRE scroe: Verbal >= 50% (151 or 460, current or prior scale) and Quantitative >= 80% (161 or 770); and
- Strong analytical skills and hands-on-experience with experimental techniques are a plus. 

Interested applicants please send your C.V. to Dr. Luo at for consideration.  

Master Students:

Master students in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering intending to do thesis research or independent study are welcomed to contact Dr. Luo for research projects in biofabrication, microfluidics and Lab on a Chip technology.  
Undergraduate Students:

Undergraduate students with interest in biofabrication, microfluidics, Lab on a Chip and bioengineering, please check with Dr. Luo for position availability.

New opening (05/04/17):
 The iBMF lab invites applications for an undergraduate research assistant for summer 2017.  Highly motivated undergraduates in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering are encouraged to apply.