November 27, 2023

You’ve already taken the smart step of pursuing a career in Electrical Engineering, and now it’s time to take it to the next level with our Ph.D. program. The Computational Modeling in Medical Instrumentation and Imaging Group (COMMIT) at Northwestern University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is looking for enthusiastic individuals with bachelor’s or master’s degrees in electrical engineering to join our dynamic team of engineers and physicians in addressing critical healthcare challenges. 

 As part of our program, you’ll have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects funded by federal agencies, in close collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration and leading medical device manufacturers. You’ll be at the forefront of developing, testing, and deploying the next generation of medical imaging and therapeutic devices. 

 If you have a background in applied electromagnetics, antenna theory, or microwave and RF device instrumentation, we strongly encourage you to apply. Your expertise in these areas will be invaluable in advancing our groundbreaking research. 

Ready to take the leap? Visit our application portal at to start your journey.  

The application deadline is December 10th. To expedite the review process, please don’t forget to mention Dr. Rad’s name in your application.  


Laleh Golestani Rad, PhD, P.Eng.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Northwestern University

737 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1600

Chicago IL 60611