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Eindhoven University of Technology, Nizozemsko
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Delft University of Technology, Nizozemsko
  • There are 2 open PhD positions at Delft University of Technology (Section of Hydraulic Engineering) in the field of dike safety and reliability. Especially the second position on back-analysis of dike failures would require a sound geotechnical background and would be co-supervised by the Section of Geo-engineering. The application deadline is March 15th, 2015.
Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SKC-CEN), Mol, Belgie
  • Candidates are sought for an upcoming PhD position (start: Sep 2015) in the field of experimental and numerical investigation of multiscale transport behaviour of concrete subjected to combined calcium leaching and carbonation.
Federal Institute for Materials Research (BAM), Berlín, Německo
  • A PhD position is available at Division „Buildings & Structures“ at Federal Institute for Materials Research in Berlin, Germany. The project is concerned with the long-term prediction of plastic strains of cyclically loaded pile and bucket foundations for Offshore Wind Energy Converters. Applications are invited for a 3 year contract to work on a PhD thesis.
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • A research position is available for a highly motivated and talented individual with experience/interest in design and development of apparatuses for material testing in a collaborative project between Chalmers and Lund funded by Vetenskapsrådet (http://www.vr.se/inenglish). The aim of the proposal is to improve the fundamental understanding of fine-grained granular matter, such as quick clay, by experimentally studying the evolution of the structure of these materials on the micro scale for several controlled mechanical loading conditions.
  • PhD student position in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • The aim of the project is to study the long-term effects of cyclic loading caused by geothermal installations, such as geothermal piles, on soft clays. The project considers the thermal contraction and expansion of energy piles, and the resulting stresses, with a focus on pile-soil interaction in Swedish soft soil conditions. The PhD student will focus on the constitutive modelling of thermal load cycles in soft clay using an existing in-house model as a starting point. The applicant is also expected to contribute to the education at undergraduate or MSc level (up to 20% of their time) and various administrative activities within the group. The position is a full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of five years.
  • To qualify as a PhD student, you must have a Master’s level degree corresponding to at least 240 ECTS credits in Civil Engineering or other relevant field. The applicants must have a strong background in geotechnics with experience in constitutive modelling. Additional experience with geothermal modelling is considered beneficial. The applicants are expected to be proficient in English (both verbal and written communication) in order to work efficiently in an English speaking research environment. Fluency is Swedish would be an additional merit.
  • For more details on the position and how to apply, see: http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/vacancies/?rmpage=job&rmjob=1946
Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
University of Edinburgh (UK)
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Open call for PhD position in Geomechanics, 2014-2018, "Finite element implementation and application of a hypoplastic model for unsaturated expansive clays", project supervisor David Mašín.
  • More information: http://web.natur.cuni.cz/uhigug/masin/phdposition/
Columbia University, New York, USA

The computational poromechanics laboratory in the Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department of the Columbia University in New York is seeking a PhD candidate. The successful candidate should have (1) a master degree in applied mechanics, geomechanics or related disciplines, (2) a strong background in continuum mechanics, finite element method and constitutive modelings, (3) be proficient in C++ and FORTRAN code developments and (4) possess excellent communication skills. Knowledge in geostatistics and multiscale modeling is a plus. Interested candidates please contact wsun@columbia.edu or visit http://gradengineering.columbia.edu/onlineapplication for further information.

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

The geotechnical engineering group of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Northwestern University is seeking for PhD candidates. Three positions will be available in the Fall 2014. Successful candidates should have a master degree in civil engineering, geomechanics, applied mechanics or related disciplines and a strong background in continuum mechanics and geotechnical engineering. The interested candidates should contact Prof. Giuseppe Buscarnera (g-buscarnera@northwestern.edu) or Prof. Richard Finno (r-finno@northwestern.edu). The deadline for applications is December 31, 2013.

Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
  • Position: PhD Student in Solid Mechanics
  • Topic: Computational and analytical modeling of multiaxial behavior of quasi-brittle materials (such as concretes, rocks, ceramics, polymer fiber composites etc.) at various rates of strain, particularly at extremely high rates of strain (on the order of 10000 per second) that results in comminution of material.

The work involves

  • development of advanced constitutive models for such quasi-brittle materials for use in the finite element analyses of test problems,
  • calibration of the constitutive models and prediction of material behavior in loading cases of interest using the finite element method coupled with the calibrated constitutive model.

The candidate is expected to work on the aforementioned topics in order to write scientific articles and a PhD thesis. The candidate must be able to program the computer and understand the previously written programs. In addition, the candidate is expected to use Abaqus with user supplied subroutines which the candidate will have to modify or create.

  • Eligibility: The candidate should have a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering in a topic related to Solid Mechanics. A strong background in Solid Mechanics is expected. Previous work on mechanics of quasi-brittle materials will be considered as key advantage, but it is not essential. The candidate should be fluent in both written and spoken English, and should be able to work independently.
  • Contact: The candidate should send a CV via e-mail to ferhun.caner@upc.edu. The selected candidate will be notified by August 1, 2013.
Fulbright-Masarykovo stipendium (juniorská kategorie)
Cardiff University, School of Engineering (Velká Británie)
  • PhD studentship in Nanomechanics
  • Applicants should have a First Class or 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in engineering, physics or applied mathematics (or equivalent).
  • Academic contact: Informal enquiries should be made to the Professor F.M. Borodich, BorodichFM@Cardiff.ac.uk, Tel:+44(0)29 20875909 Web: www.cardiff.ac.uk/engin
  • Administrative contact and how to apply: For further details or to apply formally please go to www.cardiff.ac.uk/apply and apply with reference to (FMB-AC2T-11).

The studentship is supported by Austrian Center of Competence for Tribology (AC²T) within the framework of a large collaborative project, X-Tribology. As it was stated by the sponsor, “For a close cooperation it is important that the PhD student make at least two secondments of 2 to 3 months at AC²T (second and third year)”; this means that it is expected that you will travel to Austria to make you secondments. The studentship will cover tuition fees at the home fee rate. The award will also provide an annual stipend.

The provisional topic of the studies is “Mechanics of Adhesive Contact in Applications to Nanotribological Systems: Biomimetic Solutions”. This topic assumes a collaboration with and visits to Functional Morphology and Biomechanics group led by Prof. S. Gorb, University of Kiel, Germany.

You will work on nanomechanical modelling of contact, friction and molecular adhesion at the nano/micro-scales under the supervision of Prof. F.M. Borodich and Prof. H.P. Evans. The studies will be applied to nanotribological systems that are governed by the physical processes applicable at the nanoscale. These include adhesion caused by van der Waals interactions and various surface effects. Fundamental understanding of nanoscale surface effects on contact and friction processes is a significant challenge and a key to success in this field. The PhD projects will focus on analytical and mathematical modelling and will involve collaboration with research groups in Austria and/or Germany.

Univerzita v Bernu (Švýcarsko)
  • Volné místo doktoranda v oboru Computational Biomechanics, na 3 roky, nástup co nejdříve.
  • Popis: The selected candidate will be integrated in a state-of-the-art biomechanics institute combining theoretical, experimental and computational methods to test original scientific hypotheses and develop new diagnostic tools or medical devices. She/he will work on a research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation that will contribute to the development and validation of a novel generation of patient-specific finite element models of the proximal femur. The project is initiated in cooperation with the Vienna University of Technology and the University of Melbourne. The candidate will advise undergraduate students in her/his domain of expertise and may also be involved in teaching of biomechanical engineering.
  • Požadavky: Candidates must hold a Master's Degree, an Engineering Diploma or an equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering. Practice in finite element analysis and project related experience in a biomechanics laboratory are advantageous. Knowledge of German is helpful and strong writing skills in English are necessary. The University of Bern aims at increasing the proportion of women in its scientific personnel and explicitly encourages qualified women to apply for this position.
  • Kontakt: Please, send your application, including a letter of motivation, complete CV and records until November 14th 2012, to Prof. Philippe Zysset, Institute of Surgical Technologies & Biomechanics, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014 Bern, philippe.zysset@istb.unibe.ch.
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (Berlín, Německo)
  • volné místo doktoranda v oboru spolehlivosti konstrukcí (File:Vacancy-BAM.pdf)
  • kontakt: Dr. Jörg F. Unger (joerg.unger@bam.de)
  • termín: 5. říjen 2012
  • týdenní intenzivní kurzy určené zejména pro bakalářské a magisterské studenty, výjimečně se mohou zúčastnit i doktorandi,
  • jsou nabízeny dvakrát ročně (březen, listopad),
  • konečný termín podání přihlášek na kurzy listopad 2012 do Evropské kanceláře odboru vnějších vztahů RČVUT, k rukám Ing. Jany Dudkové, Zikova 4, místnost B1-251: 2. října 2012 do 14:00
Stipendium Ľudmily Čuchranovej od Slovensko-českého ženského fondu
  • pro doktorandky v oblasti přírodních a technických věd
  • na podporu účasti na mezinárodních konferencích a sympóziích
  • až 10000 Kč
  • termín pro podávání žádostí: 15. října 2012
Technická univerzita v Hamburku-Harburgu (Německo)
  • volné místo doktoranda na 4 roky od 1. září 2012, projekt Filling of Port Basins
  • kontakt: Prof. Grabe (grabe@tuhh.de), Dr. Huegel (h.huegel@tuhh.de)
Loughborough University (Anglie)
Tetřeví boudy 2012
  • 20. matematická konference studentů vysokých škol technického a ekonomického zaměření
  • Černý Důl (poblíž Pece pod Sněžkou), 25.-27. června 2012
  • program obsahuje zvané přednášky odborníků a studentské referáty
  • přihlášky do 31. května
NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology at Trondheim, Norway
Summer School at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), invites outstanding postgraduate and senior undergraduate students from leading universities around the world in disciplines related to construction and environment to join our Summer School from 20 to 26 August 2012 in Hong Kong.

Who can apply:

  1. Full-time postgraduate students pursuing a Master’s degree programme.
  2. Fresh graduates of Bachelor degree programmes at the time of the FCE Summer School.
  3. Senior undergraduate students who are in the final stage of undergraduate studies at the time of the FCE Summer School (e.g. have at least completed 3 years of a 4-year Bachelor degree programme).
  4. The applicants should have a strong interest in a research/academic career, excellent communication abilities as well good leadership potential.
  5. The academic performance of successful applicants is expected to be within the top 10% of students from leading universities (e.g. Chinese mainland universities of the 985 project).

How to submit applications: The application materials should include a duly completed application form, a Curriculum Vitae, academic transcripts, and degree certificates (if any). In addition, a one-page personal statement describing the applicant’s research/career aspirations needs to be submitted.

Details of the Summer School: A short course on research frontiers in construction and environment plus other activities (e.g. laboratory and site visits) will be offered by the FCE. The short course will be delivered in English. Students who are interested in furthering their studies in disciplines related to construction and environment at PolyU can also take advantage of this opportunity to explore potential research topics with academic staff of FCE/PolyU.

Further details of the Summer School can be found at: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/notice/FCE_SS.html.

Financial support: Free accommodation (shared room) will be provided to all admitted students. Economy class return air tickets or train tickets will also be provided on a reimbursement basis. The reimbursement ceiling for students from within and outside the Pearl-river delta region will be HK 1,000 and HK 4,000 respectively.

Enquiry: For enquiry, please contact Ms Connie Man at clconnie@polyu.edu.hk or fax 852-2362 2574 or telephone 852- 3400 3878.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) and the Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development (RISUD) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), invite outstanding postgraduate and senior undergraduate students from leading universities around the world in disciplines related to construction and environment to join our Summer School from 30 July to 8 August 2013 (tentative) in Hong Kong. The application materials should include a duly completed application form, a Curriculum Vitae, academic transcripts/academic results reports (showing the GPA or average score of each academic year), and degree certificates (if any). In addition, a one-page personal statement describing the applicant’s research/career aspirations needs to be submitted. The Summer School is free of charge. Further details can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/events/FCE&RI_SS . For enquiry, please email clfce@polyu.edu.hk or fax 852-2362 2574 or telephone 852- 2766 5029.

Lafarge Research Centre (Francie)
  • The research centre of Lafarge Group, world leader in construction materials present in 78 countries, is offering a semestral project. Vhodné pro studenty magisterského studia, použitelné jako semestrální práce.
  • Název: Materiálové modely pro vysokohodnotné betony s organickými vlákny (UHPFRC) vyztužené klasickou výztuží
  • Popis: Studie využitelnosti základních materiálových modelů (von Mises, Drucker-Prager, Rankine, atd) pro modelování UHPFRC při ohybovém porušení. Studie bude založena na inverzní analýze z experimentálních zkoušek betonových trámků s klasickou vyztuží. Výstupem práce by měla byt identifikace vstupních parametrů pro materiálové modely a zhodnocení využitelnosti jednotlivých modelů pro modelovaní UHPFRC v nelineární oblasti. Inverzní analýza bude provedena pomoci 2D metody konečných prvků (programem OOFEM). Abstrakt a závěr bude v anglickém jazyce.
  • Odměna: 10.000 Kč
  • Kontakt: Prof. Bořek Patzák nebo Prof. Milan Jirásek, katedra mechaniky
Univerzita v Padově (Itálie)
  • volné místo doktoranda na 3 roky, projekt Data Assimilation in Geomechanics
  • popis: The research project is funded by the Italian national oil company ENI E&P and will be carried out at the Dept. of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (ICEA) of the University of Padova, Italy, under the supervision of Prof. Giuseppe Gambolati. The work is performed in cooperation with the research group headed by Dr. Domenico Baù at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins (CO).
  • požadavky: good numerical programming skills (preferred language: Fortran90), a solid background in geomechanics and porous media, good knowledge of the Finite Element method, knowledge of basic statistics, good knowledge of English
  • kontakt: giuseppe.gambolati@unipd.it
Univerzita Roma Tre v Římě (Itálie)
Univerzita v Sheffieldu (Anglie) ve spolupráci s institutem IRSTEA v Grenoblu (Francie)
BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (Německo - Berlín)
  • volné místo doktoranda, na 18 měsíců, projekt File:PhD Position BAM.pdf
  • téma: Tunnel reliability and risk assessment
  • kontakt: sebas-tian.thoens@bam.de