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We are offering a 4-year PhD position in Mathematics for the NWO project "New Polynomial Methods and Applications in Combinatorics''. The daily supervisor will…
During simultaneous drug delivery to neonates via infusion pump systems undesired and harmful dosing errors can occur, by a combination of low flow levels and relatively high medicine concentrations. In this project, the application of ...
During simultaneous drug delivery to neonates via infusion pump systems undesired and harmful dosing errors can occur, by a combination of low flow levels and relatively high medicine concentrations. In this project, the application of a multi-parameter chip is investigated for locally determining the composition of the infusion fluid just before it is introduced into the patient. The chip measures the composition by analysis of the physical parameters of the fluid. By comparing these properties with the expected values based on the set point of the pumps, drug administration can be carried out with higher confidence, yielding a better clinical result. Various sensors are integrated on the multiparameter chip, which make it possible to determine a number of physical properties of the gas or liquid, such as density, viscosity and specific heat, in addition to the flow velocity and the pressure. If these properties of the individual liquids are sufficiently different, it is possible to determine the mixing ratio for mixtures on the basis of an analytical model: solving n equations with n unknowns. Within this project it will be investigated whether the mentioned chip technology is indeed suitable for the intended application. To this end, applicants want to address the following research questions:
We are seeking a highly motivated person with an excellent background in electrical engineering, applied physics, chemical technology, nano technology or closely related areas. You enjoy communicating your work verbally and in writing. You like working in a team, your curiosity inspires progress and you have clear scientific communication skills. We prefer applicants with strong English language proficiency. A scientific presentation can be part of the interview process.
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