Postdoctoral position

Zhao Laboratory is looking for highly creative and highly motivated postdoctoral associates in broad areas of solid mechanics, soft materials, and/or biotechnology. Qualified candidates should send his/her CV with research statement, publication list, and contacts of at least 3 references to Dr. Xuanhe Zhao ( 

PhD position

Motivated prospective PhD students are encouraged to apply to the PhD program in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. In the application, please indicate your interests in working at Zhao Laboratory. Admitted graduate students in MechE, MSE, CEE, ChemE, and BE are welcome to contact Dr. Xuanhe Zhao ( to discuss possible PhD/MS projects.

Undergraduate research position

Motivated MIT undergraduate students are encouraged to contact Dr. Xuanhe Zhao ( for possible UROP positions.