May 1, 2023

Announcement for RA position in Rahimi Lab

Position Type: Administrative
Priority: No
Degree Requirement: MS, PhD
Announcement for RA position in Rahimi Lab
Laboratory for Innovative Manufacturing at Purdue University ( has PhD positions open for ECE students from Summer 2023. Laboratory for Innovative Manufacturing focuses on interdisciplinary research integrating electrical engineering with biomedical and materials sciences to develop cutting-edge sensors and devices. This position is open for master’s students interested in pursuing a PhD in wireless sensor design and implementation for biomedical and healthcare applications. We are looking for students with a strong background in embedded systems, programming languages, and wireless communication and a fundamental understanding of sensor design and circuit analysis. The students are expected to have hands-on experience in RF/circuit test equipment. Selected students will receive training and guidance in using software and equipment in the lab. 
Minimum qualifications
  • Master’s student in ECE with an interest in PhD
  • Excellent academic background in relevant courses
  • Strong background in embedded systems and wireless communication
  • Strong programming and debugging skills
Preferred qualifications
  • Knowledge of Python coding and debugging 
  • Basic understanding of Machine Learning. 
  • Knowledge of PCB design tools such as Altium/Eagle. 
  • Experience using Arduino or Raspberry Pi. 
  • Hands-on experience in lab equipment such as oscilloscope, VNA, and signal generator. 
Motivated master’s students with prior experience in these areas are preferred. If interested, please email Prof. Rahim Rahimi ( with a brief explanation of your background and prior experience and an attached resume.