PhD and postdoc position in computational fluid dynamics

The Department of Geothermal Research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – the Research University in the Helmholtz Association – is currently looking for a PhD candidate and Postdoc in the field of computational fluid dynamics.

Please find more detailed descriptions of the offered positions and relevant information at:

EGU Congress 2017 session on Mechanics of Mass Flows

There will be a co-convened session (NH3.7, GM8.5, SSS2.24) on “Mechanics of mass flows” during the 2017 EGU Congress in Vienna (23-28 April). It should be of particular interest for granular flow researchers. More details are available here:
Note the strict submission deadline for abstracts: 11th Jan 2017 at 13:00 CET.

7th International Conference on Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation

The next International Conference on Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation will be held in Golden, Colorado USA on June 10-13, 2019. Field trips will take place both before and after those dates. Attached please find a brief flyer announcing the meeting: more details are available at A call for abstracts will be announced in late 2017.

2nd level specializing master in “Tunnel Engineering” POLIMI

In March 2017 a 2nd level specializing master in “Tunnel Engineering” will be activated at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Politecnico di Milano ( The Director is Professor Claudio di Prisco. The master is open to candidates who have a Master of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering. For foreign applicants, the master is open to students holding equivalent qualifications.
The deadline for the application is 13th February 2017. Information about the course and the application can be found on the master course website See also Master leaflet.