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West Chester University: Biomechanics Research/Graduate Opportunity

(posted 2017-11-10)


Looking for students for two Master’s level research projects in biomechanics starting in August 2018. The projects are funded by the Office of Naval Research and will pay for tuition, fees and stipend for two years (pending funding). The projects are:

1) Flexibility of cetacean flukes and the effect on hydrodynamic efficiency

2) Sea lion biomechanics associated with aquatic and terrestrial locomotion

Students interested in the positions should meet the qualifications for entrance into the Master’s Program at West Chester University. For more information, contact Dr. Frank Fish, Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383 or email ffish@wcupa.edu, and put “Biomechanics Research” in the subject line. Dr. Fish will be present at the meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology and can be contacted there.