Phd Miniaturized Sensors for Mars and other planetary bodies

Published Date: August 8, 2019

Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

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The MNT Group participated in the fabrication, design, and calibration of wind sensors in three NASA expedition to Mars;

– Rover Environmental Monitoring Station

– TWINS Instrument for InSight

– Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer

The thesis is related to a project which was recently granted by the Spanish Ministry for Science, entitled;

“Instrumentation for characterizing the Martian environment in NASA missions: Wind Sensor for MEDA (conclusion of phases D and E)”

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– Interested candidates are expected to have validated a master or engineering degree before they are able to enroll for a PhD position by September 2019.

– Candidates must have                a good knowledge of analog and digital electronics

– Candidates that are open to combining experimentality with theory are highly welcome


– The project comes with an AFI fellowship. The fellowship will be funding the PhD for four years. The worth of the scholarship for each candidate is 1000-1100 euros/month

– The call for this grant for school is scheduled for September 2019

– Complete information regarding last year’s call is available here

Applicants will be expected to specify their projects of interest. In this case; project RTI2018-098728-B-C33.


To apply, candidates must send email to

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