Cardiovascular Biomechanics and Ultrasound Laboratory


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Position Vacancy


The Yap Lab is seeking motivated individuals with a passion for research in Biomechanics and Medical Ultrasound. The Lab aims to have a good balance between research productivity and student mentoring / career development.

OPEN POSITION: Research Engineer (Biomedical Devices) in the Cardiovascular Biomechanics and Ultrasound Laboratory, NUS.

Job description: We are looking for highly-motivated individuals with a passion for biomedical sciences to assist in performing novel development work in medical devices

The targeted medical device is a novel thermal blanket for pediatric surgery, which uses nanotechnology to enhance thermal properties. Anticipated work include prototyping, bench-testing, as well as animal studies. You will work closely with pediatric anesthesiologist, Dr. Lee Shuying on this project to gain a strong clinical component to your work.

You may stand a chance to join the NUS PhD programme and concurrently pursue a PhD degree during your work in our lab.


Bachelors or equivalent in Engineering (Mechanical / Biomedical / Material Science / Chemical); and experience with medical device prototyping.

Starting Date: Feb 2017 or earlier

Salary: Competitive salary package will be offered in accordance to the candidate’s ability and experience level.

Duration: 6 months, with a possibility of renewal (up to 2 years) upon satisfactory performance.

Interested candidates, please a detailed CV to Dr. Yap at


PhD Applicants



To perform a PhD in our laboratory, students may apply for scholarships. Please contact us before submission of your application as we will be able to advise you about the process.

Apply for NUS Scholarship

International students can also apply for a Singapore International Graduate Award (AWARD)

Apply for SINGA


Students can also apply for PhD Scholarship linked to excellent foreign colleges in where 2 years will be spent at the foreign college and 2 years at NUS. Please contact us before starting an application.


NUS Joint Degree Scholarship




Masters of Engineering Applicants




The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers M.Eng degree (Graduate Studies by research). Please contact us before submission and we will be able to advise you about the process.

M.Eng Programme Details