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PhD positions at the UPC-BarcelonaTech in Computational Mechanics/Numerical Analysis

Marino Arroyo's picture

Six PhD positions are available at the Laboratory of Computational Methods and Numerical Analysis (http://www-lacan.upc.edu/) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (http://www.upc.edu/) in Spain.

The four-year PhD fellowships cover the full tuition, a monthly stipend, and health insurance.

Details about the different positions can be found at http://www.lacan.upc.edu/node/49

The main research areas of the doctoral positions are:

- Reliable and robust model reduction for real-time simulations

- Phase field modeling and simulation of fracture in active materials and of biomembranes

- Numerical methods for coupling heterogeneous models

- Computer simulation of hydraulic fracturing in three-dimensions

Applicants should hold a degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related field. They will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record and credentials, their previous exposure to computational fluid or solid mechanics, numerical analysis, continuum mechanics, applied mathematics or scientific computing, a Master degree in a related field, previous research experience if any, and the English proficiency.

For further information about the specific projects, for general inquiries and for application to any of the positions, please use the address open.positions.lacan@gmail.com. The application material should include a complete CV with the names and contact information of up to three referees, a short statement of purpose (max one page), the academic records (transcripts), and explicit mention of the position or positions the candidate is interested in.

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Dibakar Datta's picture

 UPC-BarcelonaTech is my alma-mater. It  a great place to work. Quality of coursework and research is too good. I strongly encourage the potential candidates to apply for this position.

Regards,
Dibakar Datta
Homepage : www.dibakardatta.com
PhD Candidate ; Major : Solid Mechanics
Shenoy Research Group
BROWN UNIVERSITY
Providence 02912 , USA

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