Smart Materials and Robotics Laboratory (Undergraduate & Graduate Students)

Contact - Eric Markvicka
Department - Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Students Needed:
• Graduate
• Undergraduate

We’re always looking for talented researchers to join our team. If you’re interested, please contact Prof. Eric Markvicka ( with your CV.

Multiple graduate and undergraduate stundent openings in novel materials and 3D printing methods for applications in soft robotics and wearable electronics. Projects include formulation of novel printable inks for stretchable circuits, robust microelectronics integration, and thermal management. 

Graduate and undergraduate stundent opening in wearable electronics for environmental and physiological monitoring. Projects include creation of stretchable circuits and support of human studies. The wearable electronic device will incorporate a range of biosensors for measuring key biological signals including heart rate, blood oxygenation, blood pressure, flow of breath, and gait.

Smart Materials and Robotics Laboratory ( is an interdisciplinary research lab within the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering. 

Eric Markvicka, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln | W335 Nebraska Hall | Lincoln, NE 68588