Doctoral student position in dam foundation grouting at KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

The Division of Soil and Rock Mechanics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, has a vacant doctoral student position. The doctoral student will mainly carry out research within the project “Remedial grouting of dams – development of design concepts for grout curtains in the rock foundation”. This research project was initiated because there is a need to investigate how to perform remedial grouting of both new and existing dams in Sweden.

Note that this position targets the intermediate two-year Licentiate degree, but that the university will aim to secure the remaining funding to possibly let the candidate to continue to a PhD degree. More information is available on the KTH website

3 thoughts on “Doctoral student position in dam foundation grouting at KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

  1. Dear Albert Argilaga

    My name is mohammad vahdani, Ph.D. candidate in KNT university. I wonder if you could tell me have similar positions being alerted for post doc in Sweden.

    M. Vahdani

  2. Dear Professor Albert Argilaga

    I am Armin Roohbakhshan, M.Sc. graduate student of Civil Engineering in the field of Geotechnical at Hormozgan University, largest and prestigious educational institution of the Southern Iran. My M.Sc. GPA is 16.39/20 and Thesis Grade 20 out of 20 (Ranked first highest Thesis Grade and Ranked second GPA in my major amongst M.Sc. students class of 2011) to date. I have decided to apply for Ph.D. studies at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
    During my studies I have accomplished some research projects on Numerical modeling, Finite Element Methods, Soil-structure interaction, geosynthetics, stabilization and behavior of dredged material, Soil liquefaction during earthquakes, ground improvement, slope stability, wind tunnel simulation, reinforced with pile and stone column.
    I entitled my thesis “Stabilization of clayey soil with Lime and waste stone powder”. I found myself interested in these fields and I have some papers in them. I also became familiar with some of your publications. Visiting your homepage, I understood that my research interests are related to those of yours. I am sure that working under your direction would be an exceptional opportunity for me.

    Considering these facts, I am enthusiastic to apply to KTH Royal Institute of Technology for Ph.D. program starting any time. I would be very grateful if you let me know if there is any opening as your Research Assistant.
    My CV is attached to this email and I would really appreciate if you take a look at my CV, and tell me what you think about my candidacy. Please do not hesitate to contact me if details regarding my CV are unclear.
    Thank you very much in advance for paying kind attention to my email and I look forward to your instructions in this regard.
    Sincerely Yours,
    Armin Roohbakhshan

    Armin Roohbakhshan, M.Sc.
    Department of civil Engineering
    University of Hormozgan, Bandar-e-abbas, Iran
    P.O.Box: 69136-14365
    Tel: +98 (0)6642 514708
    Cel: +98 (0)936 0221973

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