We are always on the lookout for energetic and talented undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs to join our budding research group. Preferably the graduate candidate should have background in Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Soft Robotics or Thermal Science. Interested individuals should contact Wanliang at with an updated CV containing contact information for 3 references. For selected candidates, Wanliang will respond via email within one week to schedule interviews. Note that for master and phd students, there are two application cycles each year, with deadlines set at September 1st and January 15th, respectively:

Update on Nov. 24, 2017:

1. We have filled all openings for Ph.D. students and postdocs.
2. Junior engineering students (third-year undergraduates) from Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Computer Science & Engineering with an overall GPA > 3.6 who want to apply for graduate school after graduation from UNR are always encouraged to join us. Please send an email with your unofficial transcript and resume to for potential consideration.