2 open positions at Ghent university on “Model-coupled 4D-µCT for advanced material characterization”

We currently have 2 open positions in our team at Ghent university (PProGRess-UGCT): 1 PhD student (2+2 years), 1 post-doc (2 years) on Model-coupled 4D-µCT for advanced material characterization” (more info on: https://www.ugent.be/we/ugct/en/research/moccha-ct). 

In attachment more details can be found for each position: Post-docPhD

PhD position at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland

PhD Topic: A non-destructive verification tool for imaging the 3D shape of grout injected into near surface soils

 This PhD project aims to develop a non-destructive verification tool for imaging the 3D shape of grout injected into near surface soils. Over the past 10 years, researchers at Strathclyde, in partnership with the Construction Company, BAM Nuttall, have been developing new grouting technologies for in-situ ground improvement and for repair of existing infrastructure. Key to successful commercialisation of these new grouting technologies is maintaining industrial confidence. Whilst in-situ injection strategies are highly attractive, both financially and environmentally, the physical extent of treated soil is extremely difficult to establish, making it hard to demonstrate success. An ideal solution to this issue would be to develop a tool that can detect the 3D shape of the grouted soil volume within the subsurface. At present, no commercial technology is available that can achieve this.

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2 PhD positions in fault mechanics and earthquake control (France)

The appointments form part of the cutting-edge project ERC-StG CoQuake (Controlling earthQuakes), funded by the European Research Council (ERC). Both positions offer the possibility of working on a challenging and stimulating research topic. The knowledge, innovation and skills to be developed will open perspectives for career development both in industry and academia.

The PhD candidates will carry out research under the supervision of the ERC-StG holder, Assoc. Pr. Ioannis Stefanou, in the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech facilities (Navier laboratory) situated close to Paris.

More information in the attached document

Ph.D. candidate position in soil and rock mechanics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

At KTH in Stockholm, we are currently looking for a Ph.D. candidate for a project regarding cost and time estimations in early phases of tunnel projects. The project will take interdisciplinary approach that combines state-of-the-art probabilistic modelling of geological information with studies of economic incentives in different contractual strategies.

Last application date is May 9, 2018.

More information is available on the KTH website

PhD position in numerical modelling for offshore geotechnics/engineering at MARUM, University of Bremen

We are searching for a highly motivated and excellently qualified young scientist/engineer in our starting joint research project: Long term set-up effect of XL offshore monopiles. This project is a joint research project with MARUM/Universität Bremen, Fraunhofer IWES, Innogy SE, and Geo-Engineering.org GmbH. Continue reading