University of Sheffield: Six Research Studentships ~

31 de mayo de 2004

University of Sheffield: Six Research Studentships

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
University of Sheffield
We are pleased to announce that fully funded EPSRC and NERC studentships are available to UK citizens for the following projects:
Modelling of mineral dissolution and weathering in soils and groundwater. Supervisor: Prof S.A. Banwart
Metal-bacteria interactions at the mineral surface: modelling of the process and mechanistic implications. Supervisor: Dr M. E. Romero-González
Modelling biogeochemistry for the environmental assessment of radioactive waste disposal. Supervisor: Dr S.F. Thornton
The Influence of groundwater on surface water quality. Supervisor: Prof. D.N. Lerner
Assessing the impact on groundwater of heavy metals in contaminated soils. Supervisor: Dr J.C. Cripps
Retrofitting sustainable urban drainage systems in urban stormwater management. Supervisor: Dr V. Stovin
Modelling water distribution systems. Supervisor: Dr J.B.Boxall
Assessment and prediction of mixing characteristics in natural watercourses. Supervisor: Dr I. Guymer
The role of turbulence in the entrainment and transport of fluvial graded sediment. Supervisor: Dr S. Tait
Mathematical modelling of the effective dynamic characteristics of composite materials. Supervisor: Dr T. Michelitsch
Modelling of concrete spalling and its influence on the behaviour of reinforced concrete structures in fire. Supervisor: Dr Z. Huang

You will join a specialist research group in one of the largest and most active Civil Engineering Departments in the UK. We are an RAE grade 5 Department, in recognition of our international research activities.
You should have, or expect to achieve, a 2(i) Honours degree or better in Civil Engineering, Mathematics or an appropriate Science.
For details and information on how to apply, please see or contact the Department:, ring 0114 222 5711.
First deadline for applications: 30th June 2004

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