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Sudden Coronary Artery Dissection Modelling for Medial Image detection and classification markers

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

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Dr Susann Beier Applications accepted all year round Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

Sudden Coronary Artery Dissection or SACD often causes sudden death in young females below 44 years. This non-atherosclerotic condition is caused through the split of the internal arterial wall, which narrows the effective arterial cross-section and prevents sufficient blood supply causing heart attacks. SACD occurs more often than previously thought, and early detection and immediate and accurate treatment are crucial for survival.

This work will establish a large dataset of SACD medical images and expands and newly develops a suit of image progressing, and computational and statistical modelling tools to investigate this deadly condition.

Required skills are expertise in mathematical and computational modelling, statistics and image processing.
The ideal candidate is highly motivated and independent.

UNSW is the top engineering University in Australia, and top 35th in the world. It is reknown for being progressive and inclusive, highly valuing diverse student and staff cohort.

Female top-up scholarships are available for $10,000 per annum.
Additional internal tutor opportunities to top up your living allowance are available all year around at $56 per hour.

To find out more about the group see .

Please apply with your CV, references and cover letter addressing all the selecting criteria.

Funding Notes

The position is funded for up to 1 year for the right candidate.


Please provide 2 referee contact details with your application.

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