PhD Positions in Mathematical and Biomedical Engineering at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Three PhD positions.

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven seeks one of more outstanding graduate students for the following multidisciplinary research projects:

  • Numerical algorithms for tensor decompositions and tensor based signal processing with applications in epileptic seizure detection;
  • Advanced signal processing for data fusion of multimodal information acquired simultaneously (such as EEG, ECG, EMG, EOG, (functional) MR Imaging, PET and SPECT) with applications in neonatal intensive care monitoring;
  • Integration of EEG and functional MR Imaging with applications in monitoring cognitive disorders in patients with MS and ADHD.

    The research is done in a multidisciplinary environment in strong collaboration with the appropriate divisions in the University Hospitals K.U.Leuven.

    All positions are immediately vacant. The PhD work will be supervised by Prof. Sabine Van Huffel.


    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is particularly seeking candidates with a Master-of-Science degree in biomedical, electrical, computer science or mathematical engineering, in bioengineering or in mathematics, and with strong interests in optimization, signal processing, statistics, numerical computations, and biomedical applications.

    The ability to become acquainted with new methods within short time and good familiarity with scientific tools like MATLAB programming and statistical analysis are appreciated.

    The chosen candidate will be an enthusiastic person and initiator with good communication skills and a good knowledge of English.


    To apply, please send a CV and a cover letter before June 15, to Prof. Sabine Van Huffel (sabine.vanhuffel [at]

    Information: The salary will be assigned according to the Belgian university salary system.

    The PhD-student appointment is for the duration of four years.

    For more information see; PhD Positions in Mathematical and Biomedical Engineering

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