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PhD studentship in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering


PhD studentship in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering  


Applications are invited in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering for PhD studentship under HEC-NRPU funded project on “Design and development of a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) for under water structure monitoring and marine applications”. The objectives of the studentship are as follows:

  • Mechanical design and fabrication of ROV
  • Dynamic modelling and experimental validation
  • Robust control design and its real time implementation employing embedded system

The research programme is for three years. Proficiency in mechatronics system design, embedded system programming using “C” or python, control theory and experimentation are desirable. Candidates with strong hands on experience in above mentioned areas are encouraged to apply.

Please contact Prof. S. M. Ahmad, PI/Dean, FME at ( for any query or additional information.

The scholar will be paid monthly stipend of Rs. 25,000/ per month. Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs, NTS (GAT-Subject test result with at least 60% marks) and a recent photograph to the Dean, FME by 15th January, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview.


Dean, FME

         GIK Institute, Topi-23640, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Ph: 0938-281026 Ext: 2442


(GIK Institute is an equal opportunity employer)


Date: 30th December, 2019