Metamaterials for fracture-resistant structural design
- UCL Department / Division:
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Location of position:
- Duration of Studentship:
- 3 Years
- £16,777 per annum
- Closing date:
- 15 December 2018 23:59
- Interview date:
- Studentship Start Date:
- Sept/Oct 2019
- Eral Bele
- More information on this vacancy:
- UCL Human Resources website
This studentship provides an opportunity for an individual of any nationality to join a 3-year study program in UCL’s Department of Mechanical Engineering through application to a UCL Overseas Research Scholarship and/or the UCL China Scholarships Council Research Scholarships.
The focus of this project is to develop advanced lattice materials, or metamaterials, with high fracture toughness by design and optimisation in three length scales: microstructural (material properties), mesostructural (morphology of periodic structure), and macrostructural (component-scale).
Applicants should have a background in Mechanical/Structural/Materials Engineering, or an equivalent discipline with a high technical content, of any nationality. Aptitude for computational modelling work is essential. Applicants should be from a top-ranked university, and expected to graduate at the top of their cohort. A research record of accomplishment, demonstrated by publication(s), will greatly enhance the chances of success.
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